Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SQLasJSON ( tablename ; fields ; condition )

Performs SQL query on designated table and returns response from declared fields wrapped as JSON.

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  Sample input:
SQLasJSON ( "myTable" ; "field1, field2, field3" ; "WHERE myField = 'myValue'" )
  Sample output:
{
"data" :
{
"columns" : 3,
"rows" : 2
},
"response" :
[
{
"fieldName1" : "value1",
"fieldName2" : "value2",
"fieldName3" : "value3"
},
{
"fieldName1" : "value1",
"fieldName2" : "value2",
"fieldName3" : "value3"
}
]
}

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

This function performs an ExecuteSQL query to the designated table to retrieve values of declared field names. If the condition is passed blank or partial table if SQL conditions are passed in the conditions parameter.

The results is then wrapped into a JSON array where each row is defined as one object consisting of entities where key is defined as the declared field name populated but the returned value.

Additionally row count and field count are returned within the data object.

Requires FileMaker 18 or higher

 

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