FMburgh Survey Results for June 2023

Following the June meeting of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group), we asked the attendees about Claris FileMaker and API integrations. Then, we asked how they organize their relationship graph when developing a Claris FileMaker solution. We also asked them which summer movie blockbusters they plan to see.

Q1) When integrating Claris FileMaker with an API, your experience… (Check all that apply.)

11.1% – Is limited as you have just begun working on your first FileMaker / API integration project.
22.2% – Incorporates setting up FileMaker Server to act as an API source for another FIleMaker solution or third-party application.
22.2% – Is nonexistent since your FileMaker solutions have not required this type of integration (yet).
44.4% – Consists of pushing FileMaker data to the API in order to create/update information on the external site.
77.8% – Includes fetching data from the external API and then creating/updating FileMaker records.


Q2) What is your preferred method for setting up, organizing, and managing the Claris FileMaker Relationships Graph? (This is not to be confused with relational theory and data modeling.)

7.69% – Amorphous / Chaotic / Spaghetti Model
61.5% – Squid / Anchor-Buoy Model
7.69% – Modular/Centric Model
0.00% – Flotilla or Cluster/Satellite Model
15.8% – Procedural Control Model
7.69% – Hybrid Model


Q3) Which of these highly anticipated Hollywood blockbusters are on your “must see” list during the summer of 2023? (Check all that apply)

11.1% – Elementals
11.1% – Gran Turismo
11.1% – No Hard Feelings
11.1% – The Equalizer 3
11.1% – Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
22.2% – Haunted Mansion
22.2% – My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3
33.3% – Blue Beetle
55.6% – Barbie
55.6% – The Flash
66.7% – Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
66.7% – Oppenheimer
77.8% – Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
88.9% – Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny


If you responded to the June 2023 survey, we thank you for your participation. And whether you did or not, we also thank you for checking out the results.