I wrote a small (open source) Python wrapper around the FileMaker Data API: https://github.com/davidhamann/python-fmrest
No need to worry anymore about manually requesting access tokens, setting the right http headers, parsing responses, ...
It's still early, so feel free to contribute to development, tests, docs, examples, reporting issues.
First usage examples can be found here: python-fmrest/examples at master · davidhamann/python-fmrest · GitHub
Have questions or problems? Just open an issue on GitHub.