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Today a colleague asked me to take a look at an issue they were experiencing interacting with the Zoom API (I’ll write about that another day), but in the conversation they asked if I knew if it were possible to create the JSON Web Token (JWT, pronounced jot) used by the API in native FileMaker. […]

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With the changes which Oracle made to Java licensing some time back Claris no-longer include a Java Runtime Engine (JRE) with the FileMaker server installer. With current versions of FileMaker Server this is only needed if you want to enable Web Publishing Engine (WPE). When you go to enable the WPE the admin console provides […]

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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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