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Form.com API service lets developers design computer programs that interact directly with the Form.com platform. With these applications, customers and third-parties can more efficiently manage their Form.com accounts.

Form.com API is flexible and gives you rich possibilities to manage your users and forms. Whether you need to integrate a mobile inspection within your existing experience IT infrastructure, or add a dynamic mobile forms engine to your software product - our platform provides you the power and flexibility you need. 

Some possibilities include:

  • Transparently create and manage users.
  • Design your forms from scratch with 10 types of questions.
  • Distribute and submit forms to respondents in various ways.
  • Developing additional tools and applications to help you manage accounts

Depending on your particular task and requirements you may want to consider one of the following ways to leverage the WorldAPP Platform:

  1. Web-services API

    Form.com's Web Services API provides business logic and data integration between your Form.com solution and other application.Using the Form.com web-services API you can:

    • Publish forms
    • Modify and manage existing forms
    • Extract itemized form data
    • Create and manage tasks

    • Create and manage users
    • Manage the data objects within Form.com
    • Trigger actions in the Form.com platform

    The APIs are based on SOAP standards and may be used from application written in virtually any programming language, including .NET C#, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby and others. To learn more about the web-services that are available in Form.com, please refer to the following page.

     

  2. Data export and import capabilities

    Collecting data from completed forms is possible in one of the two ways:

    • By requesting data from Form.com
    • By scheduling the delivery of data to a secure FTP location

    Either way, the data delivered may be pre-filtered to include records that have recently changed or records that are of particular interest at the moment. The following export formats are supported XML/ CSV. Form.com may also be scheduled to import data from external systems on scheduled basis.


  3. JavaScript API

    Form.com's JavaScript API enhances user experience and allows manipulation of form appearance and structure.

    Form elements are easily accessed via a comprehensive list of JavaScript objects and functions to preform simple or complex manipulations. It is perfect for custom, real-time, same page logic implementation and to customize the look and feel of form.


  4. Single sign-on capabilities

    Form.com uses SAML 2.0 to provide Single Sign-On capabilities in the cloud.
    This allows Form.com to integrate with Microsoft Active Directory using Federation Services(ADFS), CA SiteMinder, and other access directory systems that support SAML 2.0.  

  5.  REST API

    The REST API allows developers to integrate with Form.com or Key Survey from an application that can send GET, POST or DELETE HTTP requests to a certain URL(app.form.com or app.keysurvey.com). REST API is based on open standards, so it is allowed to use any web development language to access the API.

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