24U Plug-In Template 3.0 now available

24U Software has announced an immediate availability of 24U Plug-In Template 3.0, a new version of the free plug-in building template, updated for FileMaker Pro 11. Thanks to intuitive lucidity and efficiency 24U Plug-In Template is appropriate for both beginners and experts. Creating plug-ins with 24U Plug-In Template is nothing more than just configuring few constants in a single header file and writing the desired function code.

What’s new in version 3.0:

  • Building native plug-ins for FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Server 11
  • FileMaker Plug-In Support SDK is now included with the template
  • XCode project adjusted for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 preserving compatibility with 10.4
  • Added project for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Implemented "autoupdate" format for version function
  • Added "Template Version.fp7" sample database
  • Documentation is now formatted HTML instead of plain text

Primary Features:

  • Single point of configuration for both Mac and Windows
  • Pre-configured version function
  • Detailed comments in all user-editable files
  • Easily readable compact code
  • Ready-to-compile XCode and Visual Studio .NET projects
  • Pre-configured special targets for debugging
  • 24U plist compiler for Xcode
  • Detailed documentation of the template’s contents

Use 24U Plug-In Template as a starting point to build better plug-ins more easily. 24U Plug-In Template will let plug-in developers save time, make fewer mistakes, and get much more powerful and elegant results. Make higher quality plug-ins with less effort.

Software Requirements and Compatibility:
24U Plug-In Template 3.0 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or newer and XCode 2.4 or newer for building plug-ins to run on Mac. Recommended is Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and XCode 3.2. Windows XP SP3 and MS Visual Studio 2003 are minimum requirements for building plug-ins to run on the Windows platform. Windows 7 and MS Visual Studio 2010 are recommended. 24U Plug-In Template 3.0 can be used to build native plug-ins for FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server versions 8.5, 9, 10, and 11. Older versions of the template are still available for building plug-ins for FileMaker Pro versions 4 through 10.

Availability and Pricing:
24U Plug-In Template 3.0 is immediately available for download free of charge in the form of an open source project.


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