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MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.0 – More than 5600 Functions In One Plugin

FMT Newswire Submission – Nickenich, Germany – (January 22nd, 2019) — MonkeyBread Software today is
pleased to announce MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.0 for macOS, iOS, Linux and
Windows, the latest update to their product that is easily the most powerful
plugin currently available for FileMaker Pro. As the leading database
management solution for Windows, macOS, iOS and the web, the FileMaker Pro
Integrated Development Environment supports a plugin architecture that can
easily extend the feature set of the application. MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.0 has
been updated and now includes over 5600 different functions, and the versatile
plugin has gained more new functions:

The new MapKit functions allow you to show a map control on the layout. We use
Apple framework for the map view for Mac and iOS. You can add pin annotations
to the maps and show an address. With snapshot function you render a picture
of a given map area. Maps can show as standard, satellite, or hybrid, with the
option to enable 3D flyover.

Our CURL functions can download emails from IMAP mail boxes. The new
CURL.GetResultAsEMailList function parses the details returned from IMAP
server to provide the list of emails with details in JSON. Each entry contains
an URL to download the email, the unique identifier for the email, optional
subject, sender and recipient addresses and the message id.

For JSON we added new functions to create values, compare JSON objects and
find values in arrays.

In our documentation we now link to blog articles related to the function. For
our Mac users, you can enable links to documentation for MBS functions in the
formatted calculations.

Nowadays most users on MacOS use the 64-bit FileMaker version. The 32-bit Mac
version of MBS Plugin version is only available on request. We removed
QTMovie, QTExport and MovieView functions as they were 32-bit only.

This version includes an upgrade to GraphicsMagick library with new and better
functions. Now all platforms can use 16 bit color depth for each channel.
GMImage.NewFromContainer now returns better error messages. Try the new
repage, extent, auto orient or resize functions.

SQLite is now built with API armor option to increase stability. We fixed bugs
with SQL connections to MySQL and Oracle. Improved default settings for
connecting via ODBC to FileMaker.

We got new path functions for short paths on Windows, more ScriptWorkspace
functions, Applescript.DeterminePermissionToAutomateTarget to query user
permissions for Apple Script usage, Window.IsMaximized and Window.IsMinimized.

Finally we upgraded CURL library to version 7.63.0, DynaPDF to,
freetype to 2.9.1, GraphicsMagick to 1.3.31, iconv to 1.15, libarchive to
3.3.3, libexpat to 2.2.6, OpenSSL to 1.1.1a, png to 1.6.36, regex to 8.42,
SQLAPI to 4.2.4 and SQLite to version 3.26.0.

See release notes for a complete list of changes:

More details in the release notes. Please take the time to check our 500
example databases and check where you can use our plugin features in your

System Requirements:
* macOS 10.9 or later, including macOS 10.14
* Windows 7 and newer, including Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
* FileMaker Cloud (64-bit Linux)
* FileMaker Pro 7 to 17
* FileMaker iOS SDK 16 to 17

Pricing and Availability:
MBS FileMaker Plugin is available directly from the MonkeyBread website
with licenses starting at just $149 (USD). Not all functions are available
in all platforms, please check specifications. The plugin can be used
without license as trial.

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Located in beautiful Nickenich, Germany, MonkeyBread Software is a
privately held company founded in 2000 by Christian Schmitz. MonkeyBread
Software focuses on the Macintosh, Linux and Windows platforms. With over
fifteen years as a software developer, Christian’s aim is developing
unique and useful utilities, complemented by first-class customer