In this section you'll find free resources, tutorials and samples for developers. Learn how to write scripts and apps that use IMatch WebServices to access IMatch database contents. The guides in this section are both for the standalone IMatch Anywhere™ product line and for the IMatch WebServices™ embedded in IMatch for Windows 2017 and later.
You don't need much to get started.
Scripts and Apps Included With IMatch
IMatch ships with over 20 simple and more complex scripts. You can find all these scripts in the App Manager panel. Sample scripts use a special icon:
Each example demonstrates one or multiple IMWS or IMatch web service endpoints. Hover the mouse cursor over the scripts to see additional commands:
This allows you to open the scripts in your web browser (to use the built-in debugger F12) or to open the scripts in your favorite code editor.
Get Yourself a Good Text Editor
Use the Developer Tools in Your Web Browser
See the sidebar on the right for tutorials for the developer tools in your browser.
Read the IMatch WebServices Documentation
IMWS documents itself. Via the /discover endpoint you can retrieve a JSON document that explains all endpoints.
For a human-readable documentation, use the IMatch WebServices Documentation App included with IMatch:
In IMatch WebViewer
In IMatch WebViewer you can access the documentation via the Gear Icon. Select the Discover IMatch WebServices command in the drop-down menu.
Most of the endpoints in the documentation come with live examples you can click and run. When generating the documentation, IMWS inserts example URLs matching your server automatically.
The IMatch and IMWS Developer Documentation