FMburgh Survey Results for December 2022

Following the December meeting of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group), we asked the attendees what is their primary consideration as they begin development of a FileMaker Go app. Then, we asked which features introduced with Claris FileMaker 19.6 excites them the most. We also asked which Christmas movies and TV specials are on their “must see” list during the holiday season.

Q1) When building an offline solution for use with FileMaker Go, what is your primary consideration as you begin development?

20.0% – Syncing data to/from the hosted file
40.0% – Optimizing the user interface for data entry on a touch device
40.0% – Adding FileMaker Go-only features i.e. scanning barcodes, using location services
0.00% – Incorporating predictive text and/or dictation for text entry
0.00% – Making sure all scripts steps are compatible with FileMaker Go


Q2) Which features and enhancements introduced with Claris FileMaker 19.6 are you most anxious to implement or at least try out? (Check all that apply.)

0.00% – Set Dictionary script step allows specification of the language
0.00% – Sign in with Apple ID
33.3% – Support for installation on macOS Ventura 13
50.0% – Context menus for interactive container fields can now be disabled
50.0% – In Preferences in the General tab, you can now delete cached temporary files
66.7% – Open, Commit, and Revert Transaction script steps


Q3) During the holiday season, which Christmas movies and/or TV specials are on your “Must See” list? (Check all that apply.)

0.00% – Miracle on 34th Street
0.00% – The Nightmare Before Christmas
0.00% – The Polar Express
0.00% – The Santa Claus
0.00% – White Christmas
33.3% – 8-Bit Christmas
33.3% – It’s a Wonderful Life
33.3% – Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
33.3% – The Muppet Christmas Carol
50.0% – A Charlie Brown Christmas
50.0% – A Christmas Story
50.0% – Elf
50.0% – Home Alone
50.0% – How the Grinch Stole Christmas
66.7% – Die Hard
66.7% – Scrooged
83.3% – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation


If you responded to the December 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 February’s survey.