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What optimisations do you consider when you code?

Survey period: 1 Jul 2013 to 8 Jul 2013

In general, when writing code, which of the following optimisations do you always think about when writing code? (even if you reject them as unnecessary for a certain situation)

Memory use52763.19527 votes, 63.19%
Speed of execution69683.45696 votes, 83.45%
Final binary size8610.3186 votes, 10.31%
Resource use (eg graphics objects, handles etc)28734.41287 votes, 34.41%
Network traffic31738.01317 votes, 38.01%
Power465.5246 votes, 5.52%
None404.8040 votes, 4.80%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralSpeed of execution PinmemberSOHAM GANDHI4-Feb-14 23:39 
GeneralSpeed of exexution PinmemberSiddhesh Patankar8-Jul-13 19:17 
GeneralRe: Speed of exexution PinprofessionalAmir Mohammad Nasrollahi26-Jul-13 7:39 
GeneralAge vs Answers PinmemberKeia4-Jul-13 23:28 
GeneralRe: Age vs Answers PinmemberCHill605-Jul-13 9:02 
GeneralRe: Age vs Answers PinmemberKeia7-Jul-13 21:20 
Generalreadability and documentation PinmemberGiuseppe Tollini4-Jul-13 10:10 
GeneralMemory Use... PinprofessionalMarco Bertschi4-Jul-13 6:49 
GeneralWill I understand this in 6 months time, or is the guy trying to maintain this bigger than me? PinmemberCHill602-Jul-13 15:06 
GeneralRe: Will I understand this in 6 months time, or is the guy trying to maintain this bigger than me? PinprofessionalDennis E White2-Jul-13 21:40 
GeneralComplaints from End-Users PinmemberBCantor2-Jul-13 6:58 
GeneralI focus on ASP page bloat PinmemberGregory.Gadow2-Jul-13 4:22 
GeneralFewer lines of code PinmemberJohann van der Smut1-Jul-13 22:51 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code PinmemberAbhishek Nandy1-Jul-13 23:36 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code PinprofessionalPIEBALDconsult2-Jul-13 9:13 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code PinmvpEspen Harlinn2-Jul-13 14:19 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code PinmemberCDP18022-Jul-13 20:06 
GeneralAgreed, but the first word in my post was *generally* PinmemberJohann van der Smut4-Jul-13 19:37 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code PinmvpFlorian Rappl7-Jul-13 7:03 
GeneralRaises Arm (to block the impending whipping...) " Power optimization..?" Pinmemberely_bob1-Jul-13 11:21 
GeneralTime, memory, flexibility and maintenance PinmemberNelek1-Jul-13 9:21 
GeneralDisk I/O PinmvpMika Wendelius1-Jul-13 6:23 
GeneralBad IPC utilization PinmemberCory Shirts1-Jul-13 5:56 
GeneralWill it blend PinmemberRon Anders1-Jul-13 4:19 
GeneralFlexible architecture and the least amount of code PinprotectorMarc Clifton1-Jul-13 4:01 
That's what I focus on for everything I write. Occasionally I need to deal with memory and speed, and those usually involve multithreading as well.

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