WEB003 - JavaScript is Eating the World - Todd Geist

Document created by communitymanager on Jun 26, 2016Last modified by Todd Geist on Jul 22, 2016
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Todd Geist (geist interactive)

Session Description

Thanks to Node.js, JavaScript now runs on servers as well as in web browsers. That means you can write your entire web application in JavaScript — the most popular programming language in the world.


In this session, we will use Node.js to build custom servers connected to the FileMaker Platform. Then we will use React.js to quickly build the front end. Learn how to connect your FileMaker Server to everything that the modern internet has to offer!

What you should know

Some experience building custom websites and/or connecting to public web APIs could be helpful but is not required.

Products & Technologies

  • Server

Session Materials

  • Materials are AVAILABLE for this sessions.  See attached files below. PLEASE stay tuned to this page however as I will be posting more content, about this topic. Step by step tutorials, videos etc.


Links to the Open Source Projects I used in the Sessions

What You Will Learn

  • How to get started with node.js and the FileMaker Platform
  • How to build secure custom web services that interact with the FileMaker Platform
  • How to build custom websites with the FileMaker Platform and React.js
  • How to connect third party services like Slack, Twilio, and Mandrill to the FileMaker Platform