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Which of the following programming errors do you feel you make the most?

Survey period: 25 Feb 2019 to 4 Mar 2019

An no, there's no "I don't make coding errors" option.
OptionVotes% 
Syntax errors (eg typos, missing semi-colon etc)52151.58
null reference error30630.30
Off-by-1 errors11711.58
Logic errors (eg == instead of !=, messing up AND NOT ORs etc)17417.23
Equivalence instead of Assignment (= instead of ==)888.71
Wrong type848.32
Using uninitialised variables or pointers939.21
Memory leak (and memory management in general)11911.78
Other14414.26
I don't code.262.57
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralOther - Typos Pin
Dar Brett3-Mar-19 2:03
MemberDar Brett3-Mar-19 2:03 
GeneralOther - side effects Pin
Manish K. Agarwal27-Feb-19 20:25
MemberManish K. Agarwal27-Feb-19 20:25 
GeneralHow is the "billion dollar mistake" not on top? Pin
Sander Rossel27-Feb-19 6:58
professionalSander Rossel27-Feb-19 6:58 
Generalmis-balanced brackets Pin
Pete Lomax Member 1066450527-Feb-19 0:59
professionalPete Lomax Member 1066450527-Feb-19 0:59 
GeneralRe: mis-balanced brackets Pin
Member 798912227-Feb-19 1:14
MemberMember 798912227-Feb-19 1:14 
GeneralSynchronization errors Pin
Member 798912226-Feb-19 5:50
MemberMember 798912226-Feb-19 5:50 
GeneralMagic strings Pin
Duncan Edwards Jones26-Feb-19 3:54
professionalDuncan Edwards Jones26-Feb-19 3:54 
GeneralRe: Magic strings Pin
Manish K. Agarwal27-Feb-19 20:23
MemberManish K. Agarwal27-Feb-19 20:23 
GeneralAs THE model of Pin
W Balboos, GHB26-Feb-19 3:54
mveW Balboos, GHB26-Feb-19 3:54 
GeneralNot converting string to float before plotting Pin
Amarnath S25-Feb-19 23:29
professionalAmarnath S25-Feb-19 23:29 
GeneralFirst time round Pin
irneb25-Feb-19 23:25
Memberirneb25-Feb-19 23:25 
GeneralUsually mine are caught by the IDE or compiler Pin
John R. Shaw25-Feb-19 9:39
MemberJohn R. Shaw25-Feb-19 9:39 
GeneralIn Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Marc Clifton25-Feb-19 3:47
mvaMarc Clifton25-Feb-19 3:47 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
ronlease25-Feb-19 4:17
professionalronlease25-Feb-19 4:17 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Marc Clifton25-Feb-19 6:03
mvaMarc Clifton25-Feb-19 6:03 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
ronlease26-Feb-19 4:51
professionalronlease26-Feb-19 4:51 
Sniff | :^)
I can neither confirm nor deny these allegations. I cannot recall at this time, Mr. Senator.
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Member 798912227-Feb-19 1:27
MemberMember 798912227-Feb-19 1:27 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Frank Malcolm26-Feb-19 15:56
MemberFrank Malcolm26-Feb-19 15:56 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Chris Maunder3-Mar-19 13:54
cofounderChris Maunder3-Mar-19 13:54 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Dejan Petrovic3-Mar-19 17:47
MemberDejan Petrovic3-Mar-19 17:47 
GeneralRe: In Javascript, most of the above, in C#, none of the above Pin
Chris Maunder4-Mar-19 10:42
cofounderChris Maunder4-Mar-19 10:42 
GeneralI don't make most programming errors - per se Pin
Slacker00725-Feb-19 2:48
professionalSlacker00725-Feb-19 2:48 
GeneralRe: I don't make most programming errors - per se Pin
Dan Neely25-Feb-19 5:41
MemberDan Neely25-Feb-19 5:41 
GeneralRe: I don't make most programming errors - per se Pin
Slacker00725-Feb-19 6:22
professionalSlacker00725-Feb-19 6:22 
GeneralI don't make coding mistakes... Pin
#realJSOP25-Feb-19 2:15
mva#realJSOP25-Feb-19 2:15 

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