In the nearly fifteen years since Amazon AWS cracked open the cloud market by releasing S3 – and changed the world by doing so – there has been huge growth in the variety of cloud solutions available for developers to use. We examine the different reasons that developers give for adopting or rejecting cloud technologies. The findings shared in this post are based on the Developer Economics survey 19th edition which ran during June-August 2020 and reached more than 17,000 developers in 159 countries.
Open-source software (OSS) is used by 92% of developers, so what exactly do they value in it? We find that developers value OSS’s ability to supersede any single contributor and live on almost eternally. We highlight some uncertainty around OSS’s future by showing trends from geographic regions and sectors.
Which programming languages had notable changes in adoption trends in the last 3 years? Find the answers in our infographic with key findings from our Developer Economics 19th edition survey, which ran in June-August 2020 and reached 17,000 developers in 159 countries.
Facing hardships in comprehending & adopting Agile? Here’s an extensive guide explaining everything about modern software development with Agile methods.
Software development is a dynamic field. This has always meant that it’s essential for developers to take an active approach, and stay on top of changes. And that, in turn, means that the best developers tend to have reliable ways of keeping themselves productive.
Working and performing during a pandemic is an experience that will undoubtedly leave deep marks behind, both financially and psychologically speaking. We asked developers which to technical and non-technical needs the pandemic has created for their own development activities. 73% of developers reported having additional needs due to COVID-19. 7.2 million developers expressed their need for flexible working hours/workload.
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have been on the cusp of widespread adoption for many years now, but technical and commercial hurdles have impeded this process. For VR at least, it seems that 2020 could be the year when the technology goes truly mainstream
When you look around your classroom or office (mobile office at a coffee shop counts too), what do you see? Do you see mostly guy coders in t-shits and hoodies or is there a healthy mix of both male and female developers? Hopefully it’s the latter. But that often isn’t the case in many developer […]