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What scares you as a developer?

Survey period: 31 Oct 2016 to 7 Nov 2016

Someone who needs help with their computer recognising you as an IT professional54943.47
Finding your desk has been turned into a pair-programming station27721.93
Being told you have to demo the code to the customer in person. Today.33326.37
Shipping code that has a debug DROP TABLE Users statement left uncommented33026.13
Your manager reading a new management book38530.48
Your main admin password being mailed to you31524.94
Being told the day before launch that you need to support IE. Version 7.47937.93
Other (please comment)15011.88
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

GeneralRe: Scary Pin
Rahul VB31-Oct-16 23:29
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GeneralUsers with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
Out of Memory31-Oct-16 21:44
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GeneralRe: Users with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
Ri_31-Oct-16 22:31
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GeneralShortly speaking... Pin
Thornik1-Nov-16 1:46
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GeneralRe: Users with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
rnbergren1-Nov-16 2:43
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Mycroft Holmes2-Nov-16 23:13
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Generalyou need to take over a project... Pin
SirWernich31-Oct-16 21:14
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GeneralOther Pin
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 20:23
MemberBrady Kelly31-Oct-16 20:23 
Being dumped with a steaming pile left by the last, fired developer that nobody knows anything about, starting at 40-50 project solutions.

Leads, architects, etc. that can't embrace established new tech, i.e. 3 RTM versions behind the current preview editions.

Having to follow questionable coding standards.
Follow my adventures with .NET Core at my new blog, Erisia Information Services.

GeneralBack from the grave Pin
kmoorevs31-Oct-16 12:10
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GeneralRe: Back from the grave Pin
SirWernich31-Oct-16 21:15
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GeneralLoosing my source code Pin
Ovie Prince Tegaton31-Oct-16 11:07
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GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 20:25
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GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Gary Wheeler1-Nov-16 1:49
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GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Brady Kelly1-Nov-16 3:19
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GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Kirk 103898211-Nov-16 3:44
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GeneralWhen... Pin
Vincent Maverick Durano31-Oct-16 9:42
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GeneralRe: When... Pin
Erik Burd31-Oct-16 10:17
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Vincent Maverick Durano31-Oct-16 10:29
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GeneralRe: When... Pin
Rahul VB1-Nov-16 0:28
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Erik Burd7-Nov-16 13:00
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GeneralWhat Scares Me.... Pin
Jalapeno Bob31-Oct-16 9:35
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GeneralSending code to QA for testing that's not under source code control Pin
Erik Burd31-Oct-16 8:48
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GeneralCoffee machine or Internet arent running Pin
KarstenK31-Oct-16 7:15
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GeneralRe: Coffee machine or Internet arent running Pin
Nelek1-Nov-16 10:30
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GeneralOther Pin
John Pearce31-Oct-16 6:51
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