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Which of the following are your preferred ways of learning?

Survey period: 15 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Some methods are more efficient than others.

OptionVotes% 
Written tutorials61260.47
Video tutorials39639.13
Reading a book50449.80
Online interactive tutorials32231.82
By modifying and extending an existing application49148.52
Using the docs and trial-and-error44343.77
Formal courses19719.47
Randomly copying and pasting online code examples17417.19
Other302.96
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralVisual Learning / Trial and Error Pin
Slacker00715-Apr-19 2:18
professionalSlacker00715-Apr-19 2:18 
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Kevin McFarlane15-Apr-19 4:31
MemberKevin McFarlane15-Apr-19 4:31 
GeneralBy Doing Pin
#realJSOP15-Apr-19 1:42
mva#realJSOP15-Apr-19 1:42 
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W Balboos, GHB15-Apr-19 4:42
mveW Balboos, GHB15-Apr-19 4:42 
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#realJSOP15-Apr-19 5:06
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Mycroft Holmes15-Apr-19 13:42
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#realJSOP15-Apr-19 13:56
mva#realJSOP15-Apr-19 13:56 
GeneralEverything is better than videos PinPopular
Mike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 23:03
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 23:03 
In every _written_ form, I can do a search. In videos I can just watch, often unprofessional, unclear voices, some weird and wild clicking around when someone wants to "show" you things in an 8 minute video, which can be done in 3 lines of text.

I am not part of the video generation and I will never like videos.
Plain simple text with some screenshots and good structured class/hierarchy documentation is all that is required.

GeneralRe: Everything is better than videos Pin
Christian Graus15-Apr-19 17:22
mveChristian Graus15-Apr-19 17:22 
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Stuart Dootson16-Apr-19 1:11
professionalStuart Dootson16-Apr-19 1:11 
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Rob Philpott16-Apr-19 7:11
MemberRob Philpott16-Apr-19 7:11 
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den2k8817-Apr-19 2:24
professionalden2k8817-Apr-19 2:24 
GeneralFormal courses are the best... PinPopular
OriginalGriff14-Apr-19 22:36
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den2k8814-Apr-19 22:43
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Mike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 23:52
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 23:52 
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Nelek15-Apr-19 12:39
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ronlease16-Apr-19 4:55
professionalronlease16-Apr-19 4:55 
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OriginalGriff16-Apr-19 5:06
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Andreas Mertens16-Apr-19 5:03
professionalAndreas Mertens16-Apr-19 5:03 
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OriginalGriff16-Apr-19 5:12
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Andreas Mertens16-Apr-19 5:26
professionalAndreas Mertens16-Apr-19 5:26 

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