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In which phase of your software project do you actually care about performance?   [Edit]

Survey period: 5 Oct 2009 to 12 Oct 2009

When do you decide that the go-faster pedal needs to be applied? (suggested by Jim Xochellis)
OptionVotes% 
I care about performance during both the design and implementation phases60551.98
I care about performance during the implementation phase, only after the design phase has completed12811.00
I care about performance only after both design and implementation phases have been completed. (Make it work first, optimize later...)32327.75
I care about performance when a user complains it's too slow907.73
I don't care about performance at all.181.55



 
GeneralRe: Optimisation never, performance all the time Pin
Mladen Janković9-Oct-09 6:32
MemberMladen Janković9-Oct-09 6:32 
GeneralRe: Optimisation never, performance all the time Pin
RedSonja11-Oct-09 21:48
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GeneralI care about MY performance... Pin
CurtainDog5-Oct-09 16:58
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Generalits usually a faulty algorithm design Pin
patbob5-Oct-09 7:00
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GeneralRe: its usually a faulty algorithm design [modified] Pin
Jon Rista6-Oct-09 14:18
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GeneralRe: its usually a faulty algorithm design Pin
patbob7-Oct-09 9:01
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GeneralRe: its usually a faulty algorithm design Pin
Jon Rista7-Oct-09 15:16
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GeneralRe: its usually a faulty algorithm design Pin
DrewH8-Oct-09 10:48
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GeneralThese are two entirely different concepts Pin
PIEBALDconsult5-Oct-09 5:40
professionalPIEBALDconsult5-Oct-09 5:40 
GeneralUnfortunately "caring about" and "have time to work on" are not the same thing Pin
nets_key5-Oct-09 4:59
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GeneralRe: Unfortunately "caring about" and "have time to work on" are not the same thing Pin
yassir hannoun5-Oct-09 5:00
Memberyassir hannoun5-Oct-09 5:00 
GeneralPerformance versus Optimization Pin
Gerry Schmitz5-Oct-09 4:50
mveGerry Schmitz5-Oct-09 4:50 
GeneralI think about it in the phase I plan to think about it in. Pin
Simon P Stevens5-Oct-09 3:01
MemberSimon P Stevens5-Oct-09 3:01 
JokePerformance. Who's talking and what on earth is that ? Pin
micmanos5-Oct-09 2:08
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GeneralRe: Optimization is an on-route proccess thus cannot be done beforehand. Pin
sPdMoNkEy5-Oct-09 2:24
MembersPdMoNkEy5-Oct-09 2:24 
General54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
Tom Lessing5-Oct-09 1:12
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GeneralRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
InfRes5-Oct-09 1:27
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JokeRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
micmanos5-Oct-09 2:11
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GeneralRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
W Balboos, GHB5-Oct-09 3:33
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GeneralRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
Tom Lessing5-Oct-09 3:56
MemberTom Lessing5-Oct-09 3:56 
GeneralRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
Jordan Marr5-Oct-09 7:04
MemberJordan Marr5-Oct-09 7:04 
JokeRe: 54% of software developers don't seem to be scratching their noses. Pin
John Stewien5-Oct-09 20:40
MemberJohn Stewien5-Oct-09 20:40 
GeneralLittle, slow and steady optimization from the inception would save a lot of heart breaks later... Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar4-Oct-09 21:19
MemberVasudevan Deepak Kumar4-Oct-09 21:19 
GeneralRe: Little, slow and steady optimization from the inception would save a lot of heart breaks later... Pin
peterchen4-Oct-09 21:52
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GeneralRe: Little, slow and steady optimization from the inception would save a lot of heart breaks later... Pin
Paul Sanders (the other one)4-Oct-09 23:08
MemberPaul Sanders (the other one)4-Oct-09 23:08 

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