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Mike Duncan

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FileMaker and Javascript: AJAX POST

As a follow up to my post, Getting Started with Javascript, this time we will take a look at extending the functionality of FileMaker by providing a means to submit to a url using the POST method by utilizing AJAX. What is POST? POST is a http method of submitting information to a web server. There are several others that…
Mike Duncan
November 17, 2014
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FileMaker 13: Working with Base 64

Working with Base 64 FileMaker 13 introduces a couple new functions, Base64Decode and Base64Encode. Base64 is a commonly used method of encoding binary data as text. For example, it is a standard means of attaching files to email. When you attach a file to an email to send to a friend, your email application can encode the raw file as…
Mike Duncan
June 17, 2014