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What would you rather be doing?

Survey period: 24 Feb 2014 to 3 Mar 2014

Software development spans a lot of disciplines. What aspect suits you best?

Learning a new language or technology31717.47317 votes, 17.47%
Coding61834.05618 votes, 34.05%
Designing and architecting38921.43389 votes, 21.43%
Writing / Teaching / Presenting703.8670 votes, 3.86%
Thinking up the next Big Idea1628.93162 votes, 8.93%
User experience / Graphic design472.5947 votes, 2.59%
Marketing or Selling211.1621 votes, 1.16%
Something other than software development1327.27132 votes, 7.27%
Other593.2559 votes, 3.25%

GeneralIt should be multiple choice PinprofessionalHemant Singh Rautela28-Feb-14 21:28 
GeneralI think learning is a life-long process for software developer PinmemberAndersonChau27-Feb-14 1:11 
GeneralRe: I think learning is a life-long process for software developer PinmemberJohn D. Sanders28-Feb-14 8:02 
GeneralRe: I think learning is a life-long process for software developer PinmemberLOKImotive1-Mar-14 2:23 
GeneralOther? Pinmemberpwasser26-Feb-14 23:13 
GeneralRe: Other? PinprotectorCHill601-Mar-14 12:22 
GeneralCoding. Until the new technology understands me. PinmvpCPallini26-Feb-14 6:59 
GeneralRe: Coding. Until the new technology understands me. PinmemberChris Richner26-Feb-14 23:01 
GeneralRe: Coding. Until the new technology understands me. PinmemberNelek26-Feb-14 23:08 
GeneralEnjoying spending a small part of my huge Lottery win... Pinmember Forogar 25-Feb-14 9:43 
GeneralIce Skating PinprofessionalNormDroid24-Feb-14 22:48 
GeneralAs of now.. PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt24-Feb-14 20:36 
GeneralRe: As of now.. PinmemberShameel24-Feb-14 23:57 
GeneralRe: As of now.. PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt25-Feb-14 0:20 
GeneralRe: As of now.. PinprofessionalAndrius Leonavicius26-Feb-14 2:44 
GeneralWriting library or software to sell PinprofessionalWong Shao Voon24-Feb-14 19:32 
GeneralBacon PinmemberDennis E White24-Feb-14 11:44 
GeneralRe: Bacon PinprofessionalBrisingr Aerowing24-Feb-14 14:46 
GeneralRe: Bacon PinmemberDennis E White24-Feb-14 14:52 
GeneralRe: Bacon PinmentorKeith Barrow24-Feb-14 23:52 
GeneralRe: Bacon PinmemberNelek26-Feb-14 23:10 
GeneralLearning a new language or technology Pinmemberdennislx24-Feb-14 10:08 
GeneralRe: Learning a new language or technology PinmemberRob Grainger26-Feb-14 23:29 
You should be OK, I believe they're intending to get new standards out more frequently, so you'll have a new language (C++ NN) to learn every 2-3 years.

Makes it a pain keeping up to date - they've only just got a couple of compilers to 100% C++ 11 and C++ 14 is due fairly soon.
"If you don't fail at least 90 percent of the time, you're not aiming high enough."
Alan Kay.

GeneralOn the technology side, this really should be multiple choice. PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon24-Feb-14 8:40 
GeneralI'd Rather Be... PinmembereNova124-Feb-14 8:12 

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