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steve_ssh
Synopsis:   Today I saw this post, which concerns the topic of parsing JSON which uses dot ( "." ) characters within its keys. This document is home to a custom function which I am considering to address the scenario described in the above post.   Example:       {  "comment.100": "This should not be done", "comment.200": "An array would be…
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Brian Hamm
Update: September 17   A bunch of Swift + Data API stuff, including a DataAPI service class, now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd out.   https://github.com/starsite/FileMaker-Swift   :: Xcode, Swift, CloudKit, CoreData, FileMaker Data API ::   Art Con 8.8 uses the FileMaker Data API to drive the Playlist ViewController (furthest…
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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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Brian Hamm
Update: September 17, 2018 This document, and a bunch of other Swift related stuff – including a DataAPI service class – now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd out. https://github.com/starsite/FileMaker-Swift   Update: September 9, 2018 After spending a couple months developing for the Data API, I've decided to update this…
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Brian Hamm
Update: September 17, 2018 This document and some other Data API + Swift stuff, including a DataAPI.swift service class, now resides at GitHub for anyone who wants to nerd it out.   https://github.com/starsite/FileMaker-Swift   - - -   What You'll Learn How to build a simple FIAS project in Xcode with a Swift App Delegate. How to trigger a script…
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AndresLP
I have developed this technique for hierarchical tree navigation (file attached), any feedback welcome!
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JohnSindelar
The new JSON functions included in FileMaker 16 give us a hardened, built-in grammar for passing multiple script parameters. This a big win for making it easier to share scripts between developers (and between files) and for making scripts more readable.   We've put together a guide to the new JSON functions and have published an example file…
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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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schamblee
Many users have asked about FMEasySync and other FMEasy solutions since Tim Dietrich left the FM platform.   I downloaded these database a few years ago from Tim's Website.   These database are not being updated nor is there any support.  I'm just placing a copy of the old databases here so users can find them to download.
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Brian Hamm
I've tested all of the Apple and FileMaker URL schemes, and most of the third-party app schemes (for the apps/services I have). URL schemes can/and sometimes do change, so this list will be updated as needed. If you see something wrong, send me a message. This isn't meant to be an exhaustive list. The aim is to maintain a list of widely…
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steve_ssh
Synopsis:   This document is to share a pair of companion custom functions that I wrote in response to this post:           https://community.filemaker.com/message/776755   The functions translate FileMaker rich text content into a format which can be expressed using just plain text.  As in the post above, use cases could include any scenario…
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