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Programming language: Swift
License: Apache License 2.0
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README

Perfect - FileMaker Server Connector




This project provides access to FileMaker Server databases using the XML Web publishing interface.

This package builds with Swift Package Manager and is part of the Perfect project. It was written to be stand-alone and so does not need to be run as part of a Perfect server application.

Ensure you have installed and activated the latest Swift 4.1.1 tool chain.

Linux Build Notes

Ensure that you have installed curl and libxml2.

sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev libxml2-dev

Building

Add this project as a dependency in your Package.swift file.

.package(url: "https://github.com/PerfectlySoft/Perfect-FileMaker.git", from: "3.0.0")

Examples

To utilize this package, import PerfectFileMaker.

List Available Databases

This snippet connects to the server and has it list all of the hosted databases.

let fms = FileMakerServer(host: testHost, port: testPort, userName: testUserName, password: testPassword)
fms.databaseNames {
    result in
    do {
        // Get the list of names
        let names = try result()
        for name in names {
            print("Got a database name \(name)")
        }
    } catch FMPError.serverError(let code, let msg) {
        print("Got a server error \(code) \(msg)")
    } catch let e {
        print("Got an unexpected error \(e)")
    }
}

List Available Layouts

List all of the layouts in a particular database.

let fms = FileMakerServer(host: testHost, port: testPort, userName: testUserName, password: testPassword)
fms.layoutNames(database: "FMServer_Sample") {
    result in
    guard let names = try? result() else {
        return // got an error
    }
    for name in names {
        print("Got a layout name \(name)")
    }
}

List Field On Layout

List all of the field names on a particular layout.

let fms = FileMakerServer(host: testHost, port: testPort, userName: testUserName, password: testPassword)
fms.layoutInfo(database: "FMServer_Sample", layout: "Task Details") {
    result in
    guard let layoutInfo = try? result() else {
        return // error
    }
    let fieldsByName = layoutInfo.fieldsByName
    for (name, value) in fieldsByName {
        print("Field \(name) = \(value)")
    }
}

Find All Records

Perform a findall and print all field names and values.

let query = FMPQuery(database: "FMServer_Sample", layout: "Task Details", action: .findAll)
let fms = FileMakerServer(host: testHost, port: testPort, userName: testUserName, password: testPassword)
fms.query(query) {
    result in
    guard let resultSet = try? result() else {
        return // error
    }
    let fields = resultSet.layoutInfo.fields
    let records = resultSet.records
    let recordCount = records.count
    for i in 0..<recordCount {
        let rec = records[i]
        for field in fields {
            switch field {
            case .fieldDefinition(let def):
                let fieldName = def.name
                if let fnd = rec.elements[fieldName], case .field(_, let fieldValue) = fnd {
                    print("Normal field: \(fieldName) = \(fieldValue)")
                }
            case .relatedSetDefinition(let name, _):
                guard let fnd = rec.elements[name], case .relatedSet(_, let relatedRecs) = fnd else {
                    continue
                }
                print("Relation: \(name)")
                for relatedRec in relatedRecs {
                    for relatedRow in relatedRec.elements.values {
                        if case .field(let fieldName, let fieldValue) = relatedRow {
                            print("\tRelated field: \(fieldName) = \(fieldValue)")
                        }
                    }
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

Find All Records With Skip & Max

To add skip and max, the query above would be amended as follows:

// Skip two records and return a max of two records.
let query = FMPQuery(database: "FMServer_Sample", layout: "Task Details", action: .findAll)
    .skipRecords(2).maxRecords(2)
...

Find Records Where "Status" Is "In Progress"

Find all records where the field "Status" has the value of "In Progress".

let qfields = [FMPQueryFieldGroup(fields: [FMPQueryField(name: "Status", value: "In Progress")])]
let query = FMPQuery(database: "FMServer_Sample", layout: "Task Details", action: .find)
    .queryFields(qfields)
let fms = FileMakerServer(host: testHost, port: testPort, userName: testUserName, password: testPassword)
fms.query(query) {
    result in
    guard let resultSet = try? result() else {
        return // error
    }
    let fields = resultSet.layoutInfo.fields
    let records = resultSet.records
    let recordCount = records.count
    for i in 0..<recordCount {
        let rec = records[i]
        for field in fields {
            switch field {
            case .fieldDefinition(let def):
                let fieldName = def.name
                if let fnd = rec.elements[fieldName], case .field(_, let fieldValue) = fnd {
                    print("Normal field: \(fieldName) = \(fieldValue)")
                    if name == "Status", case .text(let tstStr) = fieldValue {
                        print("Status == \(tstStr)")
                    }
                }
            case .relatedSetDefinition(let name, _):
                guard let fnd = rec.elements[name], case .relatedSet(_, let relatedRecs) = fnd else {
                    continue
                }
                print("Relation: \(name)")
                for relatedRec in relatedRecs {
                    for relatedRow in relatedRec.elements.values {
                        if case .field(let fieldName, let fieldValue) = relatedRow {
                            print("\tRelated field: \(fieldName) = \(fieldValue)")
                        }
                    }
                }
            }
        }
    }
}


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the FileMaker README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.