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Why Filemaker?

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FileMaker Pro is a cross platform database development environment. It is renowned for its ease of use and power. Filemaker Pro is also noted for the integration of the database engine with its Graphic User Interface (GUI), which enables users to modify the database by migrating new elements into the layouts and screens that provide the user interface. This results in a quasi-object development environment that is still largely unique in the industrial strength database world.

Filemaker has hundreds of thousands of users all over the world, and consistently wins awards from major computer magazines such as PC Magazine and PC World. It is easy to learn, meaning that minor ‘cosmetic’ changes can be carried out by end-users. However, ‘under the hood’ it is a very powerful platform with a host of features including it’s own scripting language and an in-built entity relationship graph. There is a large worldwide network of Filemaker developers, and a professional certification programme to validate their skills. Now at version 9, Filemaker is not a ‘here today, gone tomorrow’ application, but one that can be integrated with the long-term development of your business.

Filemaker is scalable, meaning that it can grow as your business does. Supporting up to 250 concurrent users (via TCP/IP network), it is powerful enough for most small to medium-sized businesses. If you decide that it is time to take your database to the web, you do not need to invest in new technologies or export your data to another application.