FileMaker 15 launches with support for Apple’s latest hardware features
FileMaker, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, makes it easy for those without any programming knowledge as well as experienced programmers to build line-of-business apps for the iPhone, iPad, Windows PC and Mac. The product has been around since the 1980s (back then it was called Nutshell), but has evolved ever since.
With the release of this latest version, FileMaker now supports new iOS features like Touch ID and 3D Touch, as well as new technologies like iBeacons for building location-based apps. On the software side, FileMaker now supports Apple’s app extensions, too.
The update obviously includes a huge number of other new features, but some of the standouts are improved security features (including improved support for SSL certifications), integration with PostgresSQL and IBM’s DB2 databases (in the Pro and Server versions) and performance updates across the FileMaker tools. With WebDirect, FileMaker now also allows users to access their FileMaker apps from a web…
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