Optimized FileMaker/Google Maps Integration

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Optimized FileMaker/Google Maps Integration

FileMaker is a great tool for building many kinds of software solutions, many of which involve managing/organizing/scheduling visits/sales or service calls, deliveries/etc. An example might be a solution for a home inspection company, the keeps tracks of the homes the inspector needs to visit.

Google Maps excels at displaying (in the form of a map) that kind of address data, creating an optimized route between those waypoints, and calculating the distances and times involved.

Given the relatives strengths of the two platforms it's easy to see how desirable a mapping integration would be, and the Google Maps API makes that relatively easy.f

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A Better InsertFromURL

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A Better InsertFromURL

FileMaker's InsertFromURL is ok but had some big limitations when it comes to real world communication. Here is how we get full functionality out of it.

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WebDirect Single Sign On (SSO)

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WebDirect Single Sign On (SSO)

Single Sign On is the user authentication method where a users only enters their credentials once. This is usually when the users either joins the network or when the first application that requires authentication is reached. Single Sign On is not a native feature to Filemaker WebDirect and to allow its support additional code has be added. Here is how I did it ...

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