FileMaker API for PHP, A Practical Guide for Creating Database Driven Web Sites with FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Server 11. The only complete reference book for the FileMaker API for PHP using FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Server 11. Whether you are a beginner or a professional developer you will find the information in this book to be invaluable. Part I starts by getting you ready to publish data to the web with a primer about the basic HTML you will need to know to work with the examples in this book. Part II shows you how to install and configure either Apache or IIS as your web server. Part III shows you how to install and configure FileMaker Server. Part IV provides information about free and professional text editing tools to build your web sites. Part V teaches you the basics about PHP syntax to work with the examples in this book. Part VI explains the sample database fields, layouts, and scripts that are used for all the examples in the book. Part VII contains more than 40 complete PHP examples that will teach you techniques to build professional web sites. Part VIII wraps up the book reference information with extended FileMaker vs. PHP syntax, other web publishing technologies available to FileMaker, expected costs, performance and security considerations, understanding server logs and error codes, and a FileMaker API for PHP quick reference guide.
Example Files Include:
How to connect to the database
How to display images from a container field
Perform compound searches
Validate the data before inserting or updating records
Working with related records in portals
Uploading files to the server
Creating list menus
Displaying search results
Create a login routine to secure your web pages
Running scripts using PHP code
Importing records after uploading an Excel file
Display record pagination and record navigation links
Working with multi-user web pages
Display Boolean and multi value check boxes
Display multi value list
Quick find method
Display random banner ads
Bonus files with sample code
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Todd Duell is the CIO of Formulations Pro, Inc. and has been creating powerful custom and commercial solutions using FileMaker Pro since 1989. Todd holds an M.B.A. in Technology Management, is a Certified FileMaker Pro Developer, and has been a member of the FileMaker Business Alliance since 1998. Todd has published more than 300 technical articles, white papers, and open sources databases to the scientific and Formulations Pro community of more than 3,000 worldwide subscribers. In Todd s tenure at Formulations Pro since 1997, he has created more than 38 commercial database and web-based applications for numerous worldwide, multi-billion dollar companies. Additionally, Todd is a regular contributor to Advisor Magazine, the industry-leading trade magazine for the FileMaker Developer community, and for the FileMaker Technet Resource Library at FileMaker Inc. Lastly, Todd frequently speaks at conferences and seminars on topics ranging from 21 CFR 11 (electronic records and signatures) to HIPAA compliance using FileMaker technology.
On a personal side, Todd has been an avid Triathlete for the past 20 years, competing in more than 200 races with more than 100 top-3 age group finishes and numerous top-10 overall finishes. Todd has also finished 4 Ironman events, including the famed course at Kona, Hawaii. When he s not training or racing, Todd can be found playing outfield for Magic Sports, a Majors Plus rated mens tournament softball team. This is the highest worldwide ranking a team can achieve. The teams that Todd has played for have played at the State Championships and World Series of Softball for a variety of associations every year since 2000. In 2010, Magic Sports won both the SSUSA California State Championship and the World Series. Todd was named to the All Tournament Team , batting an impressive 0.760 average.
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