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What makes you the most productive as a Developer?

Survey period: 16 Aug 2021 to 23 Aug 2021

Small things can make a big difference.

OptionVotes% 
A fast, powerful machine32842.16
Solid chunks of uninterrupted time to work61679.18
Clear directions, specs, thoughts, ideas. Just point me in the right direction!48762.60
A good office setup: good chair, enough monitor real estate, endless caffeine25833.16
A good team to work with27535.35
Training. As much as I need11815.17
Good, supported tools (IDEs, components, bug tracking, DevOps etc)34344.09
IT support. The more I have to work on the OS, DB, tools, deploy etc, the less I get done10513.50
An occasional thank you25332.52
Other273.47
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
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stheller217-Aug-21 2:07
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Daniel Pfeffer17-Aug-21 8:04
professionalDaniel Pfeffer17-Aug-21 8:04 
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Dan Neely16-Aug-21 8:43
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Jacquers16-Aug-21 23:14
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Amarnath S15-Aug-21 20:15
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Mathew Crothers15-Aug-21 20:18
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Ralf Meier15-Aug-21 23:30
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Daniel Pfeffer16-Aug-21 4:35
professionalDaniel Pfeffer16-Aug-21 4:35 
I think that the word you are looking for is activism, but either way you are right. The amount of cr@p demanded by certain online tools, open-source projects, etc. (they know who they are... Smile | :) ) is astounding.

How are we evil developers supposed to build our Evil Empires without a little evil help? :insane cackle: Smile | :)
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
-- 6079 Smith W.

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11917640 Member 16-Aug-21 3:05
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Greg Utas16-Aug-21 7:49
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Greg Utas16-Aug-21 7:57
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