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Troi URL Plug-in helps Rob connect

Rob Salusbury wrote to us that he is using our Troi URL plug-in to make FileMaker Pro into an incredibly powerful web client, in particular for communicating with SQL databases.

He thinks we are sitting on a real game changer that potential customers might not be aware of. Combined with Troi File and Troi Encryptor it delivers the ability to create very fast (VERY fast), very secure SQL applications that provide a ton of extended capabilities over any browser-only based solutions.

You can find the quote on our comments page.

The link below points to a page on his site that explains a little more about the concept.

We have to admit we don’t completely understand how this works, so you’ll have to quiz him on the details. We are amazed what our users can accomplish with the help of our plug-ins.

Many more functions

This is just one of the functionalities added by the Troi URL Plug-in. Another possibility is for example to send tweets to Twitter.


On the Troi URL Plug-in page you can download a fully functional demo with all the functions explained:

It is a great and easy way to enhance your database for you or your customers.

Troi URL Plug-in Release notes 2002-2014

In this post you find the older release notes for Troi URL Plug-in for FileMaker Pro.

Troi URL Plug-in versions for FileMaker Pro 11, 12 and 13

Version 4.0 for FileMaker 11, 12 and 13 (June 24th, 2014)

  • Compatible with FileMaker Pro 13 and 64-bit
  • Tested and made compatible with FileMaker Pro 13, including 13.0v3.
  • Added support for 64-bit architecture: On Windows there are now 2 plug-ins: Troi_URL.fmx (for 32-bit) and Troi_URL.fmx64 (for 64-bit).
    NOTE Only Filemaker Server and FileMaker WebDirect are 64-bit processes and require the Troi_URL.fmx64 version to be installed. On OS X the 32-bit and 64-bit version is a single universal plug-in.
  • IMPORTANT This plug-in drops support for Windows XP (the plug-in will no longer load on XP). On Mac OS X the minimum system is now OS X 10.6.8 (the plug-in will not load on 10.5 and earlier).
  • When running under 64-bit the TURL_Get, TURL_Post functions have no progress dialog implemented. Currently this not needed too, as on FileMaker Server no UI can be shown anyway.
  • Improved the Twitter example file: it is now alsways using a secure https connection for posing tweets, as Twitter switched off posting via the (less secure) http protocol.
  • Improved the example file FillForm: it is now easier to set the username and password and to specify an encoding switch.
  • (Mac OS X) Improved the flash dialog, it is now implemented as a Cocoa dialog and 64-bit compatible.
  • Several small corrections in the Read Me file and example files.

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