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What development tools and platforms do you expect to be using and targeting daily within a couple of years?   [Edit]

Survey period: 10 Aug 2009 to 17 Aug 2009

Just when you think you have a grip on one technology, a new one springs up. What will you be working in and on in a couple of years? (Suggested by Bill)

.NET (on any platform, eg Mono)1,00771.67
Adobe Flash/Flex/Air1097.76
Chrome OS805.69
Javascript libraries such as jQuery,, Moo Tools etc.30621.78
Parallel programming extensions to current tools31322.28
Ruby on Rails or TurboGear352.49
WPF (possibly with Expression Blend)51536.65
Something as yet unknown22015.66
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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Generalc# / .net Pin
Jan Stetka29-Sep-09 13:18
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GeneralSmalltalk - getting back to it after a 12 year hiatus Pin
hoohah4214-Aug-09 8:56
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Jörgen Sigvardsson14-Aug-09 10:35
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GeneralRe: Smalltalk - getting back to it after a 12 year hiatus Pin
hoohah4217-Aug-09 8:36
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Nemanja Trifunovic16-Aug-09 2:22
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GeneralVisual Basic??? Pin
Owen3710-Aug-09 6:07
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GeneralRe: Visual Basic??? Pin
Scott Liddicoat10-Aug-09 9:23
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GeneralRe: Visual Basic??? Pin
Blubbo10-Aug-09 9:31
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Raybarg10-Aug-09 20:24
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Graham Downs10-Aug-09 21:07
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GeneralRe: Visual Basic??? Pin
Rferj11-Aug-09 16:31
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Raybarg12-Aug-09 1:58
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ahmed-itani14-Aug-09 6:52
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GeneralRe: Visual Basic??? Pin
Kevin McFarlane11-Aug-09 0:50
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GeneralThe next Apphost? Pin
Matthew Bjorner10-Aug-09 1:49
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GeneralRe: The next Apphost? Pin
KEB00110-Aug-09 4:28
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PIEBALDconsult10-Aug-09 9:26
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Matthew Bjorner10-Aug-09 22:42
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GeneralCocoa anyone? Pin
parth.p10-Aug-09 1:33
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GeneralRe: Cocoa anyone? Pin
Jason Barry10-Aug-09 2:46
professionalJason Barry10-Aug-09 2:46 
My business, at least from what I can tell, will not be able to use Macs unless the hospital industry starts using Macs.

At home, all I have are Macs, and it's been that way for the last 5 years. I do some Cocoa programming, but it's only for fun.
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Stuart Dootson10-Aug-09 12:56
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Jason Barry11-Aug-09 2:08
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GeneralRobotic programs Pin
koolprasad200310-Aug-09 0:06
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GeneralOpenGL and the web Pin
John Stewien9-Aug-09 20:52
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GeneralRe: OpenGL and the web Pin
ed welch11-Aug-09 7:38
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