FileMaker and APIs

Breaking down barriers and creating new business models

In today’s business landscape, more companies are plugging into the API (Application Programming Interfaces) economy, resulting in new streamlined business models amongst diverse platforms, apps, and services. Imagine having your custom app tap into Google, Stripe, MailChimp, or eBay — there’s literally thousands of possibilities.

Released with FileMaker Server 16, the FileMaker REST API offers a new way to natively connect to and easily exchange information with other data sources increasing the value of your FileMaker custom apps.

In these presentations (live or webinar), you’ll get a brief tour of just a few of the thousands of API integrations that are possible with the FileMaker Platform. You will also see how you can setup your own FileMaker API and how easy it is to combine features and data from other applications into your custom apps. You will even hear from customers using the technology to solve business problems today.

Live Events

Attend a live presentation in your area where you will see demos and get to interact and ask questions about API integration, all while learning how you can add this functionality to your own custom apps.

FileMaker DevCon in Orlando, FL


Time: TBD
Room: TBD

Additional Upcoming Events

  • New York

  • Portland


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Learn how it works by reading the "Integrating APIs into FileMaker Apps" article.

Featured Demos

These demos were featured in our FileMaker and APIs presentations

Books App

Featuring a Google Books API integration

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A digital asset manager integrated with Slack and APIs

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Homes App

Integrated with Zillow, Google Calendar and MailChimp APIs

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as an API

Used FileMaker data in other apps with the REST-based FileMaker REST API.

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In The News

Cris Ippolite is interviewed on a FileMaker podcast to talk about DevCon past and present, FileMaker's new category, and API integrations

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