ITG04 - FileMaker's Data API for PHP Developers: Making the Leap - Ken d’Oronzio

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Ken d’Oronzio (Paradise Partners, Inc.)

Session Description

The FileMaker Data REST API offers a new level of integration with our web sites. But many of us have a large portfolio of custom web pages written in PHP or other technologies based on the CWP web publishing engine. In this session we will discuss the differences between these two technologies. We’ll demonstrate techniques to both create new PHP pages, and to migrate your existing PHP pages to use the new FileMaker Data API. We will use our freely available PHP Class to streamline REST calls. We’ll also discuss options available to bypass PHP all together using a combination of HTML5 and JavaScript.

What you should know

Some experience with the FileMaker PHP API is helpful, but not mandatory.

Products & Technologies

  • Server
  • Cloud

Session Materials

  • Materials are attached.

What You Will Learn

  • Benefits of the FileMaker Data API for PHP developers
  • Considerations for using the FileMaker Data API in your PHP project
  • The easiest way to move existing PHP pages to the FileMaker Data API
  • Benefits of and considerations for bypassing PHP all together

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