At GrapeCity, we look forward every year to the results from StackOverflow's excellent developer survey. The research is invaluable to help us develop our roadmaps, understand where developers are headed, and what they're thinking about. Here are a few highlights from my first glance at the StackOverflow Developer Survey Results.
Languages and Technologies We Love
Frameworks We Love... And Dread
React, Angular, and .NET Core all rate highly as beloved frameworks, with React leading the pack at 66.9%, great news for our Ultimate suite. But you dread Xamarin. Why, I wonder, is Xamarin so scary? (I'd tell you to buy our Xamarin controls and you'll find it less scary, but you probably already guessed I would.) Most dreaded frameworks Angular, React, .NET Core, and Xamarin are all in the top five most-wanted frameworks: I'm telling you, check out Ultimate. It's got all that good stuff. Visual Studio is the dominant IDE across all categories of developers, falling second only to VIM among sysadmins/DevOps. You know I'm going to tell you ComponentOne Studio is built specifically for Visual Studio, right?
Tabs or Spaces?
Music or silence?
You all chose music. Personally, I'm a fan of the White Noise app, set to a running stream. What KIND of music, I wonder? There's much, much more to the survey, and I encourage you to check it out: Read the StackOverflow Survey In the meantime, check out ComponentOne Ultimate. It's got Angular, React, .NET Core, Xamarin: everything you love or want, and we'll even reduce the dread a bit.