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fmpdude
Since problems have been reported with FMS and installed Java versions, please be careful with Java and FMS using this tutorial. There are warnings in the tutorial below. Additionally, the code below is not intended to be production ready, just another example showing how to drastically enhance the power in FMP.   ---------------   This tutorial…
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fmpdude
Installing an SSL Certificate Into FileMaker Server 17 Using KeyTool/KeyStore  Approximately 1,980 words Approximate reading time: 8 minutes   Introduction After all the postings on the FileMaker forum where people have issue after issue installing SSL, FMS 17, surprisingly, removes CSR creation from the Administration Console. Some might argue,…
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fmpdude
(Java) JDBC Programming with FileMaker  As a follow-on to the Using an SQL Tool in FileMaker article, this article attempts to answer the question … “what if you want to use the FileMaker JDBC driver itself to do more extensive automation?” (as in, no external SQL Tool!).   But why would you ever want to write a Java JDBC program for FileMaker…
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fmpdude
Why use an SQL Tool in FileMaker?  Document Word Count: 8812 Approximate reading time: 35 minutes   Using an SQL tool can make you much more productive giving you a way to run queries interactively to get exactly the data you want — quickly. Plus, using third party tools, like the one used in this quick introduction, gives you all the…
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mark_scott
I don’t know about you, but we’re all pretty excited about FileMaker 16; it’s a very important release for the platform.   I’ve been working on a demo file that shows off some of the new features working together:  JSON to pass structured data in script parameters, card windows to show data from an entirely different context (or file!) within a…
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PeterDoern
Problem: you want to detect ahead of time whether a user has sufficient privileges to view, edit, create records in or delete records in a table. Right now our only option is to Set Error Capture [ On ], try the operation, and see what Get ( LastError ) returns.   Here is a relatively simple way to detect record-level access ahead of time.…
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mrwatson-gbs
Perform Script [ "By Name" …A module from mrwatson.de     Ever wanted to Perform Script by Name - natively?   Make FM ←→ FM APIs?   Well, now you can!       Thanks to fm16's dynamic data sources   (and a bit of magic from mrwatson)   Performing Scripts By Name natively has become a reality in FileMaker *16* with the PSBN module.   No plugins No…
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mrwatson-gbs
cURL Specification: https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt     Getting started with the new cURL options is quite daunting and a steep learning curve.   As there seems to be no good source about the purpose of the various FileMaker cURL options, I am starting this document to fill that gap - based on the ETS-info from FMI + my own internet…
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