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On which operating systems are you writing code?

Survey period: 16 May 2022 to 23 May 2022

Let's see if things have changed since we last ran this. "writing code" meaning editing, building, and running the code on that OS.

OptionVotes% 
Linux (any flavour)24529.17
macOS / OSX758.93
Windows76090.48
Unix (any flavour)293.45
Other546.43
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralBoth Windows and Linux Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter21-May-22 23:31
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter21-May-22 23:31 
GeneralVSCode under Windows which is connected to a Linux VM via SSH Pin
kurta99919-May-22 13:07
kurta99919-May-22 13:07 
GeneralWhat is WSL2? Pin
lmoelleb18-May-22 2:29
lmoelleb18-May-22 2:29 
GeneralRe: What is WSL2? Pin
Stuart Dootson24-May-22 1:39
professionalStuart Dootson24-May-22 1:39 
General"meaning ... and running the code" Pin
Cpichols17-May-22 2:39
Cpichols17-May-22 2:39 
GeneralWindows Pin
Slacker00717-May-22 1:39
professionalSlacker00717-May-22 1:39 
GeneralFirst time Pin
Jon McKee16-May-22 12:13
professionalJon McKee16-May-22 12:13 
GeneralDeveloping on Windows... Pin
Ravi Bhavnani16-May-22 5:19
professionalRavi Bhavnani16-May-22 5:19 
GeneralDeveloping on Windows 7 but.... Pin
Ron Anders16-May-22 2:43
Ron Anders16-May-22 2:43 
GeneralWhile it's possible ... Pin
OriginalGriff16-May-22 0:08
mveOriginalGriff16-May-22 0:08 
GeneralRe: While it's possible ... Pin
pkfox19-May-22 23:11
professionalpkfox19-May-22 23:11 
GeneralRe: While it's possible ... Pin
OriginalGriff19-May-22 23:42
mveOriginalGriff19-May-22 23:42 
GeneralApples iOS Pin
KarstenK15-May-22 20:22
mveKarstenK15-May-22 20:22 
GeneralRe: Apples iOS Pin
Shao Voon Wong15-May-22 20:38
mvaShao Voon Wong15-May-22 20:38 
GeneralRe: Apples iOS Pin
Patrick Van Cauteren15-May-22 21:53
Patrick Van Cauteren15-May-22 21:53 
GeneralRe: Apples iOS Pin
maze317-May-22 0:59
professionalmaze317-May-22 0:59 
GeneralRe: Apples iOS Pin
  Forogar  17-May-22 3:36
professional  Forogar  17-May-22 3:36 
GeneralWriting C++ code on Windows to build for Windows and Linux Pin
Shao Voon Wong15-May-22 20:12
mvaShao Voon Wong15-May-22 20:12 
GeneralRe: Writing C++ code on Windows to build for Windows and Linux Pin
k505416-May-22 5:00
mvek505416-May-22 5:00 
Have you looked at Parallels or Qemu for MacOS? That might mean you only need to schlep 2 laptops around less often.
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