Jeremy Brown (Soliant Consulting)
In this session, you'll explore a standard way to integrate common web libraries, including setting up an integration in FileMaker, manipulating it, and gathering data using some of the new functions of FileMaker 16. Discover best practices that are used to make this as easy as possible to set up deeper functionality.
What you should know
Familiarity with scripting in FileMaker. Some web-language knowledge is useful, but not required.
Products & Technologies
The demo file is attached here, containing ten integrations. This will be used in the session. To download the full file, click here.
Web Viewer Related Resources:
|Soliant Consulting Blog||http://www.soliantconsulting.com/tag/web-integration||Soliant Consulting's collection of Web Viewer-related articles|
|W3 Schools||http://www.w3schools.com/||The place to go to learn HTML/CSS/ JS. It explains well the elements of the web's languages and gives great examples.|
|A Complete List of CSS Properties and Values||https://www.w3schools.com/cssref/|
|jQuery||http://jquery.com/||The standard place to learn about jQuery|
|Hex Color Picker||http://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp||A place to find the color values for any color.|
I have this tab open all the time while doing work.
|D3JS||https://d3js.org/||A library used in many charting and data maps libraries.|
|The FMP Protocol||http://www.twdesigns.com/fmp_url_protocol/||var theURL = "fmp://$/**FileName**?script=**ScriptName**¶m=";|
window.location = theURL;
|CSS Button Generator||http://www.bestcssbuttongenerator.com/#/1|
What You Will Learn
- Best practices of web integrations into a custom app.
- Implement integrations into their own custom apps.
- How the fmp protocol and a library’s callback functions are used.
- The basics of manipulating an integration to fit their own custom app.