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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 use52764.11527 votes, 64.11%
Speed of execution69684.67696 votes, 84.67%
Final binary size8610.4686 votes, 10.46%
Resource use (eg graphics objects, handles etc)28734.91287 votes, 34.91%
Network traffic31738.56317 votes, 38.56%
Power465.6046 votes, 5.60%
None404.8740 votes, 4.87%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralSpeed of execution Pin
SOHAM GANDHI4-Feb-14 23:39
memberSOHAM GANDHI4-Feb-14 23:39 
GeneralSpeed of exexution Pin
Siddhesh Patankar8-Jul-13 19:17
memberSiddhesh Patankar8-Jul-13 19:17 
GeneralRe: Speed of exexution Pin
Amir Mohammad Nasrollahi26-Jul-13 7:39
professionalAmir Mohammad Nasrollahi26-Jul-13 7:39 
GeneralAge vs Answers Pin
Keia4-Jul-13 23:28
memberKeia4-Jul-13 23:28 
GeneralRe: Age vs Answers Pin
CHill605-Jul-13 9:02
memberCHill605-Jul-13 9:02 
GeneralRe: Age vs Answers Pin
Keia7-Jul-13 21:20
memberKeia7-Jul-13 21:20 
Generalreadability and documentation Pin
Giuseppe Tollini4-Jul-13 10:10
memberGiuseppe Tollini4-Jul-13 10:10 
GeneralMemory Use... Pin
Marco Bertschi4-Jul-13 6:49
professionalMarco Bertschi4-Jul-13 6:49 
GeneralWill I understand this in 6 months time, or is the guy trying to maintain this bigger than me? Pin
CHill602-Jul-13 15:06
memberCHill602-Jul-13 15:06 
GeneralRe: Will I understand this in 6 months time, or is the guy trying to maintain this bigger than me? Pin
Dennis E White2-Jul-13 21:40
professionalDennis E White2-Jul-13 21:40 
GeneralComplaints from End-Users Pin
BCantor2-Jul-13 6:58
memberBCantor2-Jul-13 6:58 
GeneralI focus on ASP page bloat Pin
Gregory.Gadow2-Jul-13 4:22
memberGregory.Gadow2-Jul-13 4:22 
GeneralFewer lines of code Pin
Johann van der Smut1-Jul-13 22:51
memberJohann van der Smut1-Jul-13 22:51 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code Pin
Abhishek Nandy1-Jul-13 23:36
memberAbhishek Nandy1-Jul-13 23:36 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code Pin
PIEBALDconsult2-Jul-13 9:13
professionalPIEBALDconsult2-Jul-13 9:13 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code Pin
Espen Harlinn2-Jul-13 14:19
mvpEspen Harlinn2-Jul-13 14:19 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code Pin
CDP18022-Jul-13 20:06
memberCDP18022-Jul-13 20:06 
GeneralAgreed, but the first word in my post was *generally* Pin
Johann van der Smut4-Jul-13 19:37
memberJohann van der Smut4-Jul-13 19:37 
GeneralRe: Fewer lines of code Pin
Florian Rappl7-Jul-13 7:03
mvpFlorian Rappl7-Jul-13 7:03 
GeneralRaises Arm (to block the impending whipping...) " Power optimization..?" Pin
ely_bob1-Jul-13 11:21
memberely_bob1-Jul-13 11:21 
GeneralTime, memory, flexibility and maintenance Pin
Nelek1-Jul-13 9:21
memberNelek1-Jul-13 9:21 
GeneralDisk I/O Pin
Mika Wendelius1-Jul-13 6:23
mvpMika Wendelius1-Jul-13 6:23 
GeneralBad IPC utilization Pin
Cory Shirts1-Jul-13 5:56
memberCory Shirts1-Jul-13 5:56 
GeneralWill it blend Pin
Ron Anders1-Jul-13 4:19
memberRon Anders1-Jul-13 4:19 
GeneralFlexible architecture and the least amount of code Pin
Marc Clifton1-Jul-13 4:01
protectorMarc 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.


GeneralDepends on a project Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 3:32
memberNemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 3:32 
GeneralGeneric-ness Pin
W Balboos1-Jul-13 3:23
memberW Balboos1-Jul-13 3:23 
GeneralCode maintainability Pin
chris5gd1-Jul-13 2:55
memberchris5gd1-Jul-13 2:55 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 3:33
memberNemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 3:33 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability PinPopular
chris5gd1-Jul-13 3:51
memberchris5gd1-Jul-13 3:51 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 5:20
memberNemanja Trifunovic1-Jul-13 5:20 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
chris5gd1-Jul-13 6:11
memberchris5gd1-Jul-13 6:11 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
Des Ward7-Jul-13 9:23
memberDes Ward7-Jul-13 9:23 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic8-Jul-13 0:18
memberNemanja Trifunovic8-Jul-13 0:18 
GeneralRe: Code maintainability Pin
Des Ward8-Jul-13 7:46
memberDes Ward8-Jul-13 7:46 
GeneralWhen coding I first concentrate on getting it working Pin
Kevin Bewley1-Jul-13 1:38
memberKevin Bewley1-Jul-13 1:38 
GeneralMemory and Speed of Execution... Pin
_Amy1-Jul-13 1:28
professional_Amy1-Jul-13 1:28 
GeneralC code Pin
RedSonja1-Jul-13 1:13
memberRedSonja1-Jul-13 1:13 
GeneralNone, well almost none Pin
Patje1-Jul-13 1:01
memberPatje1-Jul-13 1:01 
Generaladd Options Pin
w-peuker1-Jul-13 0:58
memberw-peuker1-Jul-13 0:58 
GeneralFinal Binary Size Pin
Rajesh Anuhya1-Jul-13 0:47
professionalRajesh Anuhya1-Jul-13 0:47 
GeneralI wait Pin
Rob Grainger30-Jun-13 23:57
memberRob Grainger30-Jun-13 23:57 
GeneralRe: I wait Pin
kct1-Jul-13 0:10
memberkct1-Jul-13 0:10 
GeneralRe: I wait Pin
w-peuker1-Jul-13 1:01
memberw-peuker1-Jul-13 1:01 
GeneralRe: I wait Pin
Patje1-Jul-13 1:02
memberPatje1-Jul-13 1:02 
GeneralI usualy don't care much about memory usage... Pin
AlexCode30-Jun-13 22:35
professionalAlexCode30-Jun-13 22:35 
GeneralMissing Option PinPopular
CDP180230-Jun-13 19:57
memberCDP180230-Jun-13 19:57 
GeneralFirst to vote! Pin
Venkatesh Mookkan30-Jun-13 19:06
memberVenkatesh Mookkan30-Jun-13 19:06 
GeneralRe: First to vote! Pin
Rajeev Jayaram1-Jul-13 0:45
memberRajeev Jayaram1-Jul-13 0:45 
GeneralRe: First to vote! Pin
Venkatesh Mookkan4-Jul-13 17:42
memberVenkatesh Mookkan4-Jul-13 17:42 

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