FileMaker Platform Resources

Brian Hamm
Update: October 13, 2018 This document, and some other Swift-related stuff, now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd out. GitHub - starsite/SwiftFM: A service class for Swift to work with the FileMaker Data API   Update: September 9, 2018 After spending a couple months developing for the Data API, I've decided to update this document…
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Brent_Durland
Test and debug your FileMaker cURL requests with this handy tool.   This sample database provides a method of testing the integration of FileMaker with APIs that are accessible with the Insert From URL script step. Several examples have been included: Twilio for sending text messages Dropbox for file storage OpenWeatherMap for weather…
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steve_ssh
Synopsis:   This document is home to a Custom Function which calculates and returns the value differences between two JSON dictionaries.   I realize that many developers might prefer another method for calculating such a "JSON diff", and, in many cases with good reason.   That said, I include the function here for others to use, should it meet…
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RosemaryTietge
This is a place for FileMaker Community members to share content and tools they develop around specific challenges that highlight timely topics.   Submissions can be sample files that demonstrate or teach a concept related to the current challenge white papers blog posts any other resources you create (or have created in the past) that meet…
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fmpdude
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 to be production ready, just another example showing how to drastically enhance the power in FMP.   ---------------   This tutorial…
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Brian Hamm
Note: This no longer works as of Xcode 10. I'll update this post when that situation changes, which will probably arrive in the form of an iOS SDK update from FileMaker.   - - -   This walkthrough, and a bunch of other Data API and Swift stuff now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd out. GitHub - starsite/SwiftFM: A Swift 4.2 service…
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Brian Hamm
Update: September 24 A bunch of Swift related stuff now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd out.   GitHub - starsite/SwiftFM: A service class for Swift 4.2 to work with the FileMaker Data API   :: Xcode, Swift, CloudKit, CoreData, FileMaker Data API :: Art Con 8.9 uses the FileMaker Data API to drive the Playlist ViewController,…
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brian.ouimette
In the attached demo file I have an example of using Google Places Auto Complete API for address prediction to help with data entry. As you type in an address, suggestions are provided in a list below the street field. Once the matching address is found, click on the address and it populates the address fields. This example uses the new…
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wimdecorte
Wouldn't it be easy if you could specify the cURL options like this:     And take away the need to know the exact syntax and remember which options are supported.   That's where this Custom Functions library comes in.  Enjoy!
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steve_ssh
Hello,   I had missed this Community post regarding a demo file of a PDF viewer in a WebViewer, but I stumbled upon it today while reading this other one.     Regarding the demo-file post, and the sample file for viewing PDFs which it discusses:   While I did not write the terrific blog post on this topic, I am the one who worked out the…
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AndresLP
(First version here: https://community.filemaker.com/docs/DOC-9419)   =====   Version 5.4 20 sep / 08   The main objective of this version is to make the tree navigation portal work independently of the context (name of the categories TO where the portal is based). This way it can be copied and pasted to any layout related to the categories table…
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