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prakash
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Jan 27, 2007, 07:21 PM
 
I am looking to create and share a simple online database.


I dont want to hire a LAMP programmer to do this.


For a business person, with limited coding knowledge , is there any application to share a simple online database, can filemaker help us do this?


Its a contact app, listing contacts by city and a simple database we can share with our employees, with some query capabilities?


Any suggestions?
     
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Jan 27, 2007, 09:11 PM
 
You know... I can't think of a simple one - graphical install etc. SQLITE comes to mind but you still have to do some programming. I think there are filemaker to web apps/sites out there.

Your requirements seem simple enough - but you might end up needing to hire someone. Sorry if that doesn't help - but I am trying. I bet someone here has a better idea for you.
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Jan 28, 2007, 10:05 PM
 
FileMaker is so much easier to use out of the box, you should at least download the version 8.5 software from filemaker.com.
Do not expect to become a developer overnight. FileMaker is not that easy, but if you're looking for a basic on-line database, try it out. To serve a Filemaker db to the web is, seriously, as difficult as checking a checkbox.
     
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Feb 4, 2007, 04:08 PM
 
Thanks a lot.

Seems like my need is a good CRM solution for my business.

Any suggestions on good CRM solution, i can host in my servers.

I have heard of Vtiger Vs SugarCRM. Any other good CRM suggestions?

Thanks

Prakash
     
   
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