• The Simplest Micro-Service!  (Python and Flask)

    If you want to start using micro-services in FMP, consider Python and the super simple framework: Flask. If you're unsure what benefits micro-services give you, check out this list below:   Key benefits of micro-...
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  • Creating and Installing an SSL Certifcate for FMS 17 Using KeyTool

    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...
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  • FileMaker 16 - How to import data from FileMaker into Tableau

    Tableau is a leading Business Intelligence (BI) and charting product that gained its popularity among the FileMaker community in the past couple of years. With FileMaker 16 introducing the Tableau connector, Tableau c...
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  • Create Micro-Services Using Java and the Spark Java Framework

    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 t...
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  • Writing JDBC Code To Interact with FileMaker

    (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...
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  • Using an SQL Tool With FileMaker

    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 e...
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  • Using FM16 JSON and card windows to build a slick FileMaker Search module

    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 f...
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  • Advance Record-level Access Privilege Detection

    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 opera...
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  • PSBN - Perform Script [ By Name - a module from mrwatson.de

    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 ...
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  • New cURL options in Insert from URL

    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 pur...
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  • Update to Range Picker - adding bank holiday display

    The Cal-Card files on Github have been updated to add display of bank holiday or lockout dates, pass them as a JSON of array of numbers ( getasnumber ( $date) ) See the example script for how to pass them.   As e...
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  • Accessing FileMaker's clipboard with AppleScript

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  • GDPR, proof of concept for PDF storage

    GDPR, coming into force on May 2018 gives developers some real opportunites to leverage the native functionality in FileMaker 16+   I started with the idea that if you could store documentation without the origi...
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  • Building Location-Aware App on FileMaker Go

    Ever thought about giving your FileMaker Go application location awareness so it can interact with users and trigger actions automatically based on users’s presence and behaviour? This was made possible by a new...
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  • Create your own Raspberry PI!

    Create your own Raspberry Pi Server  Having a separate server on your network (or elsewhere) is a great idea to isolate the work you’re doing locally and for testing.  Raspberry Pi is a super configur...
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  • DemoKit16 - explore the new features of FileMaker 16

    DemoKit16 is a collection of tools aimed at helping demonstrate and explore some of the many new features of the FileMaker 16 Platform.   Brought to you by the World Wide Solutions Consulting team at FileMaker, ...
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  • Open WebDirect file with user & password using HTTP POST

    Hi everybody,   Since FM16 it is possible to open your WebDirect file with user and password. This can be done with a HTTP POST request.   Also a script, a parameter, homeurl and variables can be passed. ...
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  • Array Custom Functions: Assemble JSON Elements and JSON Arrays from lists for use with "JSONSetElement"

    Use these two custom functions to compose well formed JSON Elements and/or JSON Arrays from any sort of list (return separated or not). Tip: These "lists" could easily come from the two new "JSONListKeys" and "JSONLis...
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  • Handling data type in JSON

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    FileMaker 16 introduced a collection of built-in functions for manipulating data serialized as JSON. This makes it easier for FileMaker applications to interact with many web services. This will also make JSON the de ...
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  • Update to Range Picker with display-only mode

    The Cal-Card files on Github have been updated to add a display only mode, so that the same card window widget can show a visual range between two stored date values.   As ever, report any issues via the Github ...
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