A thorough look at developer's life in 2015

01

HARD DATA

We've personally surveyed 54,504 developers

We really hand-picked all the developers and asked them out for coffee. Why? We like coffee. And developers.

developers surveyed

54, 504

developers surveyed
Projects analyzed

128, 607

projects analyzed
lines of code analyzed

9, 938, 856, 038

lines of code analyzed

02

DAILY SCHEDULE

Take a look behind the scenes of a dev-day

Oh, so this is why developers ain't responding to morning e-mails.

npm

13 hrs

Installing npm packages
bridge please!

5 hrs

Closing Adobe Bridge after accidentally opening it
videos

1-10 hrs

A new episode of something
Dealing with designers

1 hrs

Dealing with designers
9gag

30 mins

9gag / reddit / HackerNews
Actually coding

20 mins

Actually coding

03

Text editor

What's the favorite text editor?

True loyalty always pays off. Go Vim!

12 %

Vim, rullezz!

88 %

No one cares...

04

CSS PREPROCESSOR

What's the favorite CSS preprocessor?

Dafuq is getting more and more popular. Better check NASDAQ: DFQ before it's too late.

Dafug

66%

What's a CSS pre-processor?
Sass

15 %

Sass
less

12 %

Less
stylus

7 %

Stylus

05

class & ID names

What CSS classes & IDS names are used the most?

This is how the story goes.

829,982

.ie-shadow-fix

783,731

.ie-fix-not-working

658,921

.ie-die-now

321,936

.i-give-up

93,280

#kill-myself

06

FAVORITE NUMBER

What's the one true lucky number among developers?

We're seeing a strong division between developers when it comes to numbers.

Statics

57 %

NaN

43 %

42

07

Favorite number

NaN VS 42

Around the world

At least USA and Russia will finally agree on something.

57 %

NaN

43 %

42

08

FUNCTIONS

What function in JS is being called most often?

Undefined is definitely a function.

94 %

Undefined

6 %

console.log

09

EXCEPTIONS

What kind of exceptions are thrown the most?

Happens all the time...

99 %

ThisShouldNeverHappen

1%

Others

10

COMMON ERRORS

What are the most common errors while coding?

Since to err is human, it seems that developers are humans after all.

78 %

Typo error

15 %

JavaScript

4 %

Browser cache

3 %

Editing a wrong file

11

Websites

Most visited websites by developers

This is where all the coding know-how comes from.

9GAG
StackOverflow
[Redacted]
Reddit
HackerNews

13

Biggest pain

And the biggest hate goes to:

On the scale from back itch to Liam Neeson-kind-of-angry.

5.

Flexible hours (Actually means 10 AM stand ups)

4.

Wifi not working

3.

Windows and Adobe updates

2.

LinkedIn recruiters

1.

When "someone" unpublished his modules from npm

It's the April Fool's Day!

Since we'd never dare to hurt a single precious developer's ego, please take all of the above as just a foolish prank  ☺️

it is the april fools day!

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