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What is your favourite phase of software development?

Survey period: 13 May 2013 to 20 May 2013

The fun bits of any given project vary with the project, but generally, of the following, which do you look forward to the most?

OptionVotes% 
Preliminary Analysis and defining the product876.08
Design and Architecture42029.37
Project startup: writing the first code23816.64
Main development: cranking code within the defined framework40928.60
Product finishing. All the little fiddly bits473.29
QA, Testing and fixing the broken bits352.45
Deploying and installation191.33
Maintenance151.05
Planning / designing new features725.03
Adding new features886.15



 
GeneralThey forgot my second-favorite phase: Pin
Qwertie13-May-13 9:06
memberQwertie13-May-13 9:06 
GeneralRe: They forgot my second-favorite phase: Pin
Dan Neely14-May-13 9:46
memberDan Neely14-May-13 9:46 
GeneralThey forgot one... Pin
marsman_CA13-May-13 9:01
membermarsman_CA13-May-13 9:01 
GeneralIt really depends when I get in on the project... Pin
Dan Neely13-May-13 8:50
memberDan Neely13-May-13 8:50 
GeneralNot listed Pin
Roger Wright13-May-13 8:25
memberRoger Wright13-May-13 8:25 
GeneralRe: Not listed Pin
Marco Bertschi17-May-13 5:49
professionalMarco Bertschi17-May-13 5:49 
GeneralCranking out code Pin
Ron Anders13-May-13 6:25
memberRon Anders13-May-13 6:25 
GeneralRefactoring! Pin
Hamed Mosavi13-May-13 6:18
memberHamed Mosavi13-May-13 6:18 
GeneralWhere's the Damn "Other" ? Pin
W Balboos13-May-13 5:32
memberW Balboos13-May-13 5:32 
GeneralWho are the (2) Maintenance guys? Do you really enjoy it? Pin
fabianocruz13-May-13 5:20
memberfabianocruz13-May-13 5:20 
GeneralRe: Who are the (2) Maintenance guys? Do you really enjoy it? Pin
ryanb3113-May-13 8:17
memberryanb3113-May-13 8:17 
GeneralRe: Who are the (2) Maintenance guys? Do you really enjoy it? Pin
Earl Truss13-May-13 10:41
memberEarl Truss13-May-13 10:41 
GeneralRe: Who are the (2) Maintenance guys? Do you really enjoy it? Pin
Nelek14-May-13 21:36
memberNelek14-May-13 21:36 
Generalyou missed a phase Pin
Dennis E White13-May-13 4:02
professionalDennis E White13-May-13 4:02 
GeneralRe: you missed a phase Pin
Vivic13-May-13 4:14
memberVivic13-May-13 4:14 
GeneralRe: you missed a phase Pin
Dennis E White13-May-13 4:16
professionalDennis E White13-May-13 4:16 
GeneralFirst lines of code Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic13-May-13 2:35
memberNemanja Trifunovic13-May-13 2:35 
GeneralRe: First lines of code Pin
Malli_S15-May-13 2:42
memberMalli_S15-May-13 2:42 
GeneralDesign and Architecture is usually the most challenging Pin
AlexCode13-May-13 0:23
professionalAlexCode13-May-13 0:23 
GeneralRe: Design and Architecture is usually the most challenging Pin
Marco Bertschi13-May-13 0:31
professionalMarco Bertschi13-May-13 0:31 
GeneralMissing option Pin
Mladen Janković12-May-13 23:50
memberMladen Janković12-May-13 23:50 
GeneralMulti selection required. Pin
_Amy12-May-13 23:44
professional_Amy12-May-13 23:44 
GeneralSuggestion for next poll Pin
jim lahey12-May-13 23:11
memberjim lahey12-May-13 23:11 
GeneralRe: Suggestion for next poll Pin
Dan Neely13-May-13 8:53
memberDan Neely13-May-13 8:53 
GeneralRe: Suggestion for next poll Pin
jim lahey13-May-13 21:53
memberjim lahey13-May-13 21:53 

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