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I work with many different clients, often on their back-end systems where the relevant FileMaker app isn’t directly visible on their server which means I needed an easy way to get to the file I needed without having to remember what it was called! FileMaker apps can be launched through the use of the fmp:// […]

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Generally for my longterm clients I host all of the source code of their projects on my own git server. Recently I’ve started working with a couple of organisations on projects where for a variety of reasons it’s better if the source code is ‘somewhere else’. The most obvious ‘somewhere else’ is Github, and after […]

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I was asked yesterday by a colleague for ideas on how to allow FileMaker server to manage content which could be shared publicly using its built-in web server. We chatted about the possibility of writing content into the web root folder, but that would have meant using a plugin and being confronted with security issues […]

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We received an email this morning asking for some assistance with cURL for FileMaker. Paraphrased they were asking I am trying to get the results of a webpage using INSERT FROM URL into a text field, but the web developer has set the site to require a username / password via basic http authentication. They […]

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Director Steve Winter presented his session title ‘Explore cURL for FileMaker’ at the Scandanavia FileMaker Developer Conference in Helsingør, Denmark. Summary Accessing data through REST is the current best-practice for data sharing. That’s not always been easy with FileMaker. Until now! In version 16 FileMaker introduced the FileMaker REST API which allows far easier integration […]

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