Course Overview and Benefits

DocuSign is the leading software application for users to digitally sign legal documents.


Although DocuSign provides its services within its own software, the need for integration with other applications continues to grow as technology advances.

The "Connect FileMaker to DocuSign API" course will show you the step-by-step process of integrating FileMaker with several key modules in DocuSign so you can control data flow or monitor activity within your own FileMaker app.

We will demonstrate the common pitfalls, undocumented requirements, and different options of scripting processes for efficiently communicating with DocuSign.

This course includes a free unlocked FileMaker sample app and an example use case to demonstrate each part of the integration as you follow along with your own DocuSign developer account. The built-in JSON parser and API freestyle section are student favorites.

If you are new to the process of integrating APIs with FileMaker, you may want to check out our introductory course API Fundamentals for FileMaker Developers

Enroll today to increase your API skills and be prepared for any client that wants your assistance integrating FileMaker and DocuSign. 

Course curriculum

    1. DocuSign Services

    2. DocuSign User Account

    1. Developer Account

    2. DocuSign Terminology

    3. Sandbox

    1. General API Considerations

    2. DocuSign API Resources

    3. Module Options

    4. Sample FileMaker App

    1. Connection Options

    2. Implicit Grant Prerequisites

    3. Implicit Grant Steps Overview

    4. Implicit Grant Step 1

    5. Implicit Grant Step 2

    6. Implicit Grant Step 3

    1. Folders

    2. Envelopes

    3. Documents

    4. Recipients

    5. Send a Request by Template

About this course

  • $149.00 / year
  • 34 lessons
  • 3.5 hours of video content


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DocuSign API

Robert Jackson

First-class structure, pace, and content - loved the course.

First-class structure, pace, and content - loved the course.

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  1. You have a working copy of FileMaker Pro Advanced 18 or higher
  2. You have a working server with FileMaker Server 17 or higher installed
  3. You are using a compatible Windows or Mac computer and server
  4. You have a good understanding of FileMaker development and scripting


Instructional Design Specialist Stuart Hite

Stuart has been developing software for over 30 years, starting long before earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science in 1992. For over 14 years, he was the primary in-house FileMaker developer and the top nationwide instructor for a large education organization. He has been featured in hundreds of live and online courses on many different topics. He now gets to combine his passion for teaching and love of software development into one. “I love breaking down complex projects into simple tangible concepts in a fun way. Knowing that the student is going to be able to accomplish so much more in less time after my course brings a lot of fulfillment.” - Stuart Hite, Instructional Design Specialist, Productive Computing, Inc.