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As has happened each year for the last 13 years Joel Shapiro of JS FMP hosted a Custom Web Publishing User Group at FileMaker DevCon. A number of us presented various things we’ve been working on over the past year. At last year’s session I’d talked about “Steve’s top ten things to make you a […]

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Uploading files Dropzone is already enabled for the file upload, it just needs something to do with the files which it receives. The Postman example File upload gives us a good starting point because it shows us the name the file needs to be given when it’s uploaded, but it masks one very important aspect […]

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Populate ‘latest clients’ table We want to populate the table at the base of the page with the five most recently added contacts from the database. This means setting the _limit and _sort query parameters appropriately. If you look closely at the Postman Get multiple records, limit, offset, sort example you’ll see that this pretty […]

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Logging users in Now that we’ve got the unauthenticated components of the site done we need to work on getting users logged in. To do that we need to make some changes: Create a logUserIn() method which will accept user input and call your fetchToken() method. You may need to adjust that depending on how […]

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Connecting from the backend Our backend application, in the Backend resources folder, is a Symfony 4 web app. You can find out more about Symfony from the project website, but in short it’s a modern PHP development framework, on which several of the leading PHP projects, like Laravel, Drupal and Concrete (to name a few) are […]

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