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By Kevin Hammond  Posted on  November 17th, 2011  in  FileMaker

New FileMaker TechNet is Now Free

Filemaker Technical NetworkThe one-time $99/year FileMaker Technical Network membership is now free for everyone. The new FileMaker TechNet includes:

  • Technical Documentation
  • Webinars
  • Sales Tools
  • Developer News
  • Technical Resource Library
  • Developer Discussion Forum

TechNet has also been totally revamped to include many more social networking features.

Along with making TechNet available for free, FileMaker announced there will be a new fee-based FileMaker Developer Subscription for $99/year. The new FileMaker Developer Subscription (FDS) includes:

  • Pre-release FileMaker software (when available)
  • FileMaker Training Series (FTS) software download
  • FileMaker Server Advanced Development License (limit to 5 users)
  • All FileMaker TechNet features above

The new TechNet is great for both new and long-time FileMaker Developers. We are happy to see TechNet become available to the community for free.

If you haven't already, go check out FileMaker TechNet and sign up!

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Kevin Hammond

Kevin is CEO and Business Project Manager for DB Services. He also a founding member of the FileMaker Partner Council and certified in FileMaker 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8. Kevin is passionate about FileMaker as a custom application platform and is constantly on a mission to improve how he approaches each assignment.

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Owner
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President