New RESTfm provides Web Services for FileMaker Databases
July 16, 2012 in FileMaker
[prMac.com] Melbourne, Australia - FileMaker solutions provider, Goya Pty Ltd today is pleased to announce their new Web Services product, RESTfm. RESTfm turns your FileMaker Server into a RESTful Web Service, so you can access your FileMaker Server databases via the web using a common REST architecture with easy to understand API calls.
RESTfm supports full Create, Read, Update and Delete ( CRUD ) operations on FileMaker Server hosted data via standard HTTP GET, POST, PUT and DELETE methods.
"This new way of accessing FileMaker data is another notch in the FileMaker developer toolset and will be a great improvement to adhoc and custom approaches for integration with other systems. These days Web Services are almost a standard interoperability option and having this in FileMaker increases the number of other systems that can interact and share data." said Nicholas Orr of Goya Pty Ltd.
RESTfm allows developers to build web based systems that interact in simple standard ways with FileMaker server. But it also allows other FileMaker platforms like FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Go clients to talk back to FileMaker Server via the web instead of needing to open special ports for access.
Supporting all of the built in privilege based authentication methods as well as web server and API key access, there are plenty of options for limiting access.
Pricing and Availability:
RESTfm is available for $399 (USD) for a single FileMaker server licence. Other licensing options, education and not for profit pricing is available on request. Demonstrations of RESTfm functionality are available on the RESTfm website, including an open source jQuery site built with RESTfm as the back end data source.
Goya is an Australian based software development company specializing in FileMaker Pro solutions for large and small businesses. For over 12 years now, we've been developing custom solutions that are tailored to your company's workflow that make managing all of the details of your business efficient and accessible. There aren't many Australian FileMaker based companies with such a long history and a comprehensive set of development experience. Goya is one of only seven Partner level FileMaker Business Alliance members in Australia and one of the few that have multiple developers certified in every version of FileMaker. We are recognized worldwide for our expertise and proficiency and our ability to develop productivity tools for every customer. Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Goya Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Mac OS X platforms are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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