INN007 - FileMaker Is Not an Island - Ibrahim Bittar

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Ibrahim Bittar (Eikonsys, S.A. de C.V.)

Session Description

What if you could communicate your FileMaker custom app with a particular WebApp? With the new JSON / cURL support in FileMaker Pro 16 you can make your solution exchange information with other solutions out there, even other FileMaker solutions.


In this session, you’ll go step-by-step and learn how to integrate a sample FileMaker solution with a web-based project management solution, get credentials using oAuth2, create a new project from FileMaker, and then pull all information back to FileMaker.

What you should know

Familiarity with the FileMaker calculation engine, how to create a script and some knowledge about POST, GET, PUT and DELETE http actions.

Products & Technologies

  • Pro/Advanced
  • Go
  • WebDirect

Session Materials

  • Materials are not yet available for this session.

What You Will Learn

  • Basics of JSON syntax
  • How oAuth2 works, from a practical point of view
  • Use of cURL to send and retrieve data from a web application
  • FileMaker scripting and calculation tips
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