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Who most influences your programming career?

Survey period: 27 Jan 2014 to 3 Feb 2014

There's often someone, or some group that influences the decisions we make, the road we travel, or even just the language we use. Who is it for you?

OptionVotes% 
Legends: Those who have owned an industry (eg. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Linus Torvolds etc)1297.90
Rockstars: Loud, outspoken. They know code. (eg Don Box, Uncle Bob, Jeff Atwood, Scott Hanselman*)1016.18
Inspirations: Dedicated, Accomplished - their code speaks for them, and it speaks magic (eg, Ayende Rahien (RavenDB), John Resig (jQuery)),744.53
Top Peers: Solid developers looking to help (eg. Marc Clifton, Christian Graus)905.51
Mentors: Someone at your work or School who took the time to push you19211.76
Your Team: Someone on your team who has your back1126.86
Friends and Family: Support, encouragement. And Food.975.94
No one: You're self-powered76446.79
Other744.53

* I know - he's a self proclaimed non-rockstar. But he is kinda.



 
GeneralKnuth, Stepanov... Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic27-Jan-14 2:26
MemberNemanja Trifunovic27-Jan-14 2:26 
GeneralRe: Knuth, Stepanov... Pin
Eric Goedhart29-Jan-14 22:12
professionalEric Goedhart29-Jan-14 22:12 
GeneralWorrying Pin
Rob Grainger27-Jan-14 2:12
MemberRob Grainger27-Jan-14 2:12 
GeneralRe: Worrying Pin
Keith Barrow27-Jan-14 4:21
professionalKeith Barrow27-Jan-14 4:21 
GeneralRe: Worrying Pin
MarqW28-Jan-14 3:37
MemberMarqW28-Jan-14 3:37 
GeneralI've been self-powered since the beginning... Pin
AlexCode27-Jan-14 2:06
professionalAlexCode27-Jan-14 2:06 
GeneralRe: I've been self-powered since the beginning... Pin
mossaiby27-Jan-14 8:49
Membermossaiby27-Jan-14 8:49 
GeneralOther Pin
Jonas Hammarberg26-Jan-14 23:57
professionalJonas Hammarberg26-Jan-14 23:57 
GeneralTypo Pin
Wendelius26-Jan-14 23:41
mveWendelius26-Jan-14 23:41 
GeneralI couldn't have got where I am... Pin
OriginalGriff26-Jan-14 23:32
mveOriginalGriff26-Jan-14 23:32 
GeneralRe: I couldn't have got where I am... Pin
MacSpudster30-Jan-14 5:35
professionalMacSpudster30-Jan-14 5:35 
GeneralRe: I couldn't have got where I am... Pin
OriginalGriff30-Jan-14 5:53
mveOriginalGriff30-Jan-14 5:53 
GeneralThe Movie : The hacker in Golden Eye -- James Bond Pin
AndersonChau26-Jan-14 23:25
MemberAndersonChau26-Jan-14 23:25 
GeneralI does it for lurve... Pin
Nagy Vilmos26-Jan-14 22:31
professionalNagy Vilmos26-Jan-14 22:31 
GeneralCP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
Sander Rossel26-Jan-14 21:21
professionalSander Rossel26-Jan-14 21:21 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
OriginalGriff26-Jan-14 23:33
mveOriginalGriff26-Jan-14 23:33 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
thatraja27-Jan-14 1:45
professionalthatraja27-Jan-14 1:45 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
Marc Clifton27-Jan-14 4:34
mvaMarc Clifton27-Jan-14 4:34 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
SoMad27-Jan-14 8:02
professionalSoMad27-Jan-14 8:02 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
Sander Rossel27-Jan-14 8:28
professionalSander Rossel27-Jan-14 8:28 
GeneralRe: CP made the most impact, no doubt... Pin
Punamchand Dhuppad30-Jan-14 20:03
professionalPunamchand Dhuppad30-Jan-14 20:03 
GeneralOther - several factors Pin
Oshtri Deka26-Jan-14 21:13
professionalOshtri Deka26-Jan-14 21:13 
GeneralIt should be multiple choice Pin
Nelek26-Jan-14 21:09
protectorNelek26-Jan-14 21:09 
GeneralOther--the imagination Pin
Hemant Singh Rautela26-Jan-14 19:13
professionalHemant Singh Rautela26-Jan-14 19:13 
GeneralIts my Friendz.... Pin
RhishikeshLathe26-Jan-14 18:12
professionalRhishikeshLathe26-Jan-14 18:12 

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