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Posting JSON to RESTful API

Question asked by danjamins on Jan 25, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 21, 2016 by danjamins



I have a project I'm working on to submit data from my FM14 customer database to a RESTful API using JSON.


It seems FileMaker doesn't have much support for JSON without going to external plugins.


I've tried using the Base Elements plugin and using the BE_JSON_Encode() function to get the JSON formatted. The only question I have now is how in the world do I POST this data to the URL I have.


I can't figure this out and Google isn't producing much for results.


I have a URL and two headers for content-type and authentication. I tried to write a script to do this but I have no idea how to go about setting this up.


Please help!


Thank you,