updated 03:37 pm EST, Wed February 5, 2014
FileMaker Go rides on recent FileMaker 13 update
Apple-owned FileMaker announced today that its database software for iOS devices, FileMaker Go, has surpassed one million downloads from the App Store. The company recently updated the overall FileMaker platform, offering expanded support for native iOS behaviors and new features that increase the speed of data capture on iPads and iPhones. FileMaker Go 13 is a free download that requires iOS 6 or later.
MonkeyBread Software updates Xojo and Real Studio, FileMaker plug-ins
Utility software creator MonkeyBread Software has released updates to its plug-ins for Xojo, Real Studio and FileMaker Pro. The plug-ins for Xojo and Real Studio are comprised of a collection of several plug-in parts that extend the Real Studio development environment with 1,900 classes, featuring over 50,000 functions. Some of the highlights of the new v14 update include its new SSH plug-in that permits remote login, and new events for Cocoa's control classes, like "TextDidBeginEditing," and the like. MonkeyBread Software's AV Foundation plug-in for OS X Mavericks has been updated as well, adding more than 400 new functions and 18 new classes. A complete list of changes included in v14.0 can be found in MonkeyBread's online release notes.
FileMaker Plug-in v4.0 for OS X has been updated by MonkeyBread as well, offering greater functionality for utilizing PDFs, such as direct printing, and in-depth editing tools. For OS X, there is a new function for the web viewer, allowing a user to directly print from a website to a PDF file and archive it. For DynaPDF, MonkeyBread's cross-platform PDF engine, there are new functions related for form fields. Users can query field information, get and set form values. CURL functions for upload, download or email sending can now handle PDFs, and new JSON functions allows the querying of objects more easily. Detailed release notes are also available for the FileMaker Plug-in. Pricing for v14.0 of Xojo and Real Studio plugins start at $30 per component, with the complete package priced at $300. FileMaker Plug-in v4.0 is priced at $150.