FMburgh Survey Results for April 2022

Following the April meeting of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group) and Beth Latta’s excellent presentation, we asked the attendees how soon they plan to employ FM BetterForms on an upcoming project. We also asked how they gather system requirements when starting a new project and learned that most FileMaker developers prefer super speed or teleportation to any other super power.

Q1) Having viewed Beth’s presentation on integrating FM BetterForms with a FileMaker solution, you…

0.00% – Already know which project you are upgrading with FM BetterForms.
0.00% – Plan to talk with your customer (or boss) about using FM BetterForms on the next solution.
14.3% – Can’t wait until you have a project that can use the FM BetterForms solution.
42.9% – Plan to remember FM BetterForms as a great option for when the need arises.
42.9% – Love the concept but currently don’t need this type of solution.

Q2) When gathering system requirements for a new project, which tools do you typically use? (Check all that apply.)

0.00% – OmniGraffle
0.00% – Visio
14.3% – Word or Pages
28.6% – NotePad, WordPad, or other text editor
28.6% – PowerPoint or Keynote
28.6% – Whiteboard
42.9% – Balsamiq Wireframes
42.9% – Evernote, Microsoft OneNote, Apple Notes, etc.
57.1% – Excel or Numbers
85.7% – FileMaker Pro
85.7% – Pen and paper

Q3) If you could have any superpower, which would it be?

14.3% – Flying
14.3% – Super strength
0.00% – Invisibility
28.6% – Super speed
0.00% – Reading minds
14.3% – Time travel
0.00% – Controlling the weather
28.6% – Teleportation


If you responded to the April 2022 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 May’s survey.