FMburgh Survey Results for August 2021

Following the August meeting of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group), we asked the attendees to share their plans related to the Claris Engage Beyond 2021 virtual conference for the balance of 2021. We also asked them how they have used the Web Viewer layout object in their FileMaker solutions. Finally, we learned that the majority of FileMaker developers enjoy the classic wooden coasters at Kennywood. All of the answers revealed at the September 2021 meeting of FMburgh are listed below.

Q1) As the sessions for Claris Engage Beyond 2021 are made available, you plan to…

20.0% – Watch as many sessions as your schedule permits.
40.0% – Focus on those sessions that align with your primary interests.
0.00% – Look for sessions that highlight the newest features.
40.0% – Concentrate on sessions that will help you improve your skill set.
0.00% – “Attend” all of the live sessions but view the pre-recorded sessions as time permits.

Q2) How have you used the FileMaker Web Viewer object when building layouts? (Check all that apply)

0.00% – Integrate with online versions of QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office and other Web-enabled applications
0.00% – Display up-to-the-minute exchange rates
0.00% – Using the web viewer to execute some custom JavaScript instead using a native calculation
20.0% – Add package tracking info to a sales or procurement layout
20.0% – Display record data using a data URL and feeding the web viewer raw HTML
40.0% – Link to a Web page providing user instructions for your customized FileMaker solution
40.0% – Storing documents in conjunction with SuperContainer by 360works
60.0% – Preview contents of container fields
80.0% – Add a map to a contacts layout

Q3) Which of these Kennywood roller coasters do you enjoy riding? (Check all that apply)

20.0% – Li’l Phantom
40.0% – The Exterminator
40.0% – Phantom’s Revenge
40.0% – Sky Rocket
40.0% – The Steel Curtain
40.0% – Are you crazy? I’m only standing in line to get Potato Patch Fries.
60.0% – Jackrabbit
60.0% – Racer
60.0% – Thunderbolt


If you responded to the August 2021 survey, we thank you for your participation. And whether you did or not, we also thank you for checking out the results. To join in on the fun, click here to submit your answers for September’s survey.