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iApp Server for FileMaker Pro Now Shipping for Mac

Application server enables custom web publishing with FileMaker Pro 7 (February 03, 2005) announced today the immediate availability of iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker Pro 7. iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker is a brand new application server middleware tool and installs as an Apache 1.3 module on Mac OS X. A plug-in version for 4D WebSTAR V is coming soon.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker enables custom web publishing with FileMaker Pro 7 client. Use it to quickly and easily build dynamic, database-driven web sites. By using innovative technology like Server-Side Rendering (SSR) and Saved Actions, iApp Server successfully migrates the ease-of-use database developers know and love about FileMaker Pro to web development. iApp Server's feature list mirrors that of the new FileMaker Pro 7 with support for relational and portal fields; browsing, sorting, creating and editing database records; even running ScriptMaker scripts via any custom web browser interface.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker supports easy-to-use HTML template files as a native file format. Most template files are Internet standard HTML documents devoid of confusing, incompatible, and proprietary markup. For this reason a webmaster need not learn yet another markup language, and template documents are compatible with web page editors and client browsers. Database [field] and [variable] entities may be used throughout a template document to insert dynamic data where desired.

Server-Side Rendering (SSR) is the dynamic, server-side rewrite of HTML form elements given backend database or variable data. This includes:

- Automatic selection of select menu options.
- Automatic selection of checkbox and radio button input fields.
- Automatic population of input fields of type "text".

Saved Actions make it very easy to build and maintain dynamic, database- driven web sites with FileMaker Pro 7. Referenced by name, Saved Actions are pre-defined data source calls that query or modify a target database table.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker with support for 5 concurrent users is priced at $495 and distributed as an electronic software download only. To download a free trial version please visit

Mac webmasters interested in iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker discussions and support should subscribe to the iApp Server Talk List forum at

Web Broadcasting Corporation, developer of WEB·FM 4.1 and the first product available for publishing FileMaker Pro databases on the world-wide web back in 1995 on classic Mac OS, is now doing business as from our offices in Palo Alto, California. is an Internet software development company building better tools powering the Internet. is proud to announce our first product iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker, a next-generation Internet Application Server middleware tool for Apache 1.3 and 4D WebSTAR V on Mac OS X.


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