At GrapeCity, we look forward every year to the results from StackOverflow's excellent developer survey. The research is invaluable to help us develop our roadmaps, understand where developers are headed, and what they're thinking about. Here are a few highlights from my first glance at the StackOverflow Developer Survey Results.
Languages and Technologies We Love
Here's a look at popular frameworks:
Wijmo's got full Angular and React support. And, of course, ComponentOne Studio supports .NET Core. And Xamarin's coming in with 8.3% of respondents, which bodes well for Xuni Xamarin and the upcoming re-engineered Xamarin Enterprise beta.
And you also love TypeScript. Wijmo, incidentally, happens to be written in TypeScript.
Frameworks We Love... And Dread
React, Angular, and .NET Core all rate highly as beloved frameworks, with React leading the pack at 66.9%, great news for our Ultimate suite. But you dread Xamarin. Why, I wonder, is Xamarin so scary? (I'd tell you to buy our Xamarin controls and you'll find it less scary, but you probably already guessed I would.)
Angular, React, .NET Core, and Xamarin are all in the top five most-wanted frameworks: I'm telling you, check out Ultimate. It's got all that good stuff.
Visual Studio is the dominant IDE across all categories of developers, falling second only to VIM among sysadmins/DevOps. You know I'm going to tell you ComponentOne Studio is built specifically for Visual Studio, right?
Tabs or Spaces?
We know what Richard Hendricks thinks. Most of you agree.
Music or silence?
You all chose music. Personally, I'm a fan of the White Noise app, set to a running stream.
There's much, much more to the survey, and I encourage you to check it out: Read the StackOverflow Survey
In the meantime, check out ComponentOne Ultimate. It's got Angular, React, .NET Core, Xamarin: everything you love or want, and we'll even reduce the dread a bit.