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Do you prefer working on a single project or multiple projects at any given time?

Survey period: 12 Nov 2012 to 19 Nov 2012

Our machines can multitask. Sometimes. How about their owners?

OptionVotes% 
I can only do one project at a time986.97
I prefer a single project at a time75353.52
I have no preference16811.94
I prefer multiple projects at once23316.56
I need to work on more than one thing at once15511.02



 
GeneralFollow the Queue! Pin
mmiinngg19-Nov-12 17:17
membermmiinngg19-Nov-12 17:17 
GeneralMultiple Projects Pin
Mathlab16-Nov-12 3:55
memberMathlab16-Nov-12 3:55 
GeneralOne task at a time Pin
imagiro14-Nov-12 23:18
memberimagiro14-Nov-12 23:18 
I prefer to work on one task at a time, but I can work different projects task by task. What I absolutely don't like is switching often and in the middle of unfinished tasks. It requires a lot of time to dive back into WIP.

Also: The better everything is documented / commented the easier it is to switch between projects. When I was young I was very chaotic (like many programmers), meanwhile I try to keep my stuff tidy, it helps a lot to come back to a project, read some code and comments and immediately understand what it was about or where to continue ("// TODO:" comments!)
GeneralWhevever I work on multiple projects... Pin
Abhinav S14-Nov-12 19:15
mvpAbhinav S14-Nov-12 19:15 
GeneralRe: Whevever I work on multiple projects... Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 20:23
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 20:23 
GeneralWorking on multiple projects Pin
ravithejag14-Nov-12 18:44
memberravithejag14-Nov-12 18:44 
GeneralRe: Working on multiple projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 20:24
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 20:24 
GeneralMultiple Projects Pin
Phanindra26114-Nov-12 9:08
memberPhanindra26114-Nov-12 9:08 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 17:06
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 17:06 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
Phanindra26114-Nov-12 18:19
memberPhanindra26114-Nov-12 18:19 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 19:14
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 19:14 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
Phanindra26114-Nov-12 19:27
memberPhanindra26114-Nov-12 19:27 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 19:48
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 19:48 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
Phanindra26114-Nov-12 20:15
memberPhanindra26114-Nov-12 20:15 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 20:21
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 20:21 
GeneralRe: Multiple Projects Pin
devvvy14-Nov-12 20:11
memberdevvvy14-Nov-12 20:11 
GeneralMain plus others Pin
dimensionJumper14-Nov-12 6:02
memberdimensionJumper14-Nov-12 6:02 
GeneralI prefer a single project at a time Pin
Mãsthän Oli14-Nov-12 1:54
memberMãsthän Oli14-Nov-12 1:54 
GeneralSurvival of the fittest Pin
rk_prabakar13-Nov-12 20:27
memberrk_prabakar13-Nov-12 20:27 
GeneralRe: Survival of the fittest Pin
devvvy13-Nov-12 22:05
memberdevvvy13-Nov-12 22:05 
GeneralRe: Survival of the fittest Pin
rk_prabakar13-Nov-12 22:15
memberrk_prabakar13-Nov-12 22:15 
GeneralMultiple projects = Multi tasking = many tasking Pin
devvvy13-Nov-12 16:37
memberdevvvy13-Nov-12 16:37 
GeneralMultiple project to keep me occupied when I'm waiting input Pin
Nicolas Dorier13-Nov-12 12:16
memberNicolas Dorier13-Nov-12 12:16 
GeneralHowever . . . Pin
W Balboos13-Nov-12 5:45
memberW Balboos13-Nov-12 5:45 
GeneralRe: However . . . Pin
wizardzz13-Nov-12 11:19
memberwizardzz13-Nov-12 11:19 

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