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What scares you as a developer?

Survey period: 31 Oct 2016 to 7 Nov 2016

OptionVotes% 
Someone who needs help with their computer recognising you as an IT professional54943.47
Finding your desk has been turned into a pair-programming station27721.93
Being told you have to demo the code to the customer in person. Today.33326.37
Shipping code that has a debug DROP TABLE Users statement left uncommented33026.13
Your manager reading a new management book38530.48
Your main admin password being mailed to you31524.94
Being told the day before launch that you need to support IE. Version 7.47937.93
Other (please comment)15011.88
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralRe: Pair programming Pin
Kirk 103898211-Nov-16 4:38
Kirk 103898211-Nov-16 4:38 
GeneralRe: Pair programming Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Nov-16 0:21
professionalMycroft Holmes3-Nov-16 0:21 
Generala user with an idea. Pin
Paulo_JCG1-Nov-16 0:47
professionalPaulo_JCG1-Nov-16 0:47 
GeneralOther. Pin
mbb011-Nov-16 0:35
mbb011-Nov-16 0:35 
GeneralRe: Other. Pin
Rahul VB1-Nov-16 1:38
professionalRahul VB1-Nov-16 1:38 
GeneralOther...Unexpected support on weekend/odd hours Pin
Vipin_Arora1-Nov-16 0:01
Vipin_Arora1-Nov-16 0:01 
GeneralRe: Other...Unexpected support on weekend/odd hours Pin
Rahul VB1-Nov-16 0:25
professionalRahul VB1-Nov-16 0:25 
GeneralOther... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter31-Oct-16 23:39
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter31-Oct-16 23:39 
When my boss look for possible existing solutions for a new problem/request from a customer...

Scenario 1:
Boss founds something that fits the needs (or he believes so), which means:
a: We have to adopt some external solution made in PHP/Python (no-one here really know that), and support it from now on...
b: We have to rewrite the solution by looking at the publicly available screenshots

Scenario 2:
Boss does not found anything, in which cases, he picks the most similar module we have in our applications (similar like elephant and mouse - both grey) and now we have to bend this module to server two purposes...
Skipper: We'll fix it.
Alex: Fix it? How you gonna fix this?
Skipper: Grit, spit and a whole lotta duct tape.

PraiseRe: Other... Pin
Rahul VB1-Nov-16 0:27
professionalRahul VB1-Nov-16 0:27 
GeneralScary Pin
Jonas Hammarberg31-Oct-16 23:05
professionalJonas Hammarberg31-Oct-16 23:05 
GeneralRe: Scary Pin
Ri_31-Oct-16 23:28
Ri_31-Oct-16 23:28 
GeneralRe: Scary Pin
Rahul VB1-Nov-16 0:29
professionalRahul VB1-Nov-16 0:29 
GeneralUsers with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
Out of Memory31-Oct-16 22:44
Out of Memory31-Oct-16 22:44 
GeneralRe: Users with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
Ri_31-Oct-16 23:31
Ri_31-Oct-16 23:31 
GeneralShortly speaking... Pin
Thornik1-Nov-16 2:46
Thornik1-Nov-16 2:46 
GeneralRe: Users with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
rnbergren1-Nov-16 3:43
rnbergren1-Nov-16 3:43 
GeneralRe: Users with a small amount of "programming" knowledge Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Nov-16 0:13
professionalMycroft Holmes3-Nov-16 0:13 
Generalyou need to take over a project... Pin
SirWernich31-Oct-16 22:14
SirWernich31-Oct-16 22:14 
GeneralOther Pin
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 21:23
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 21:23 
GeneralBack from the grave Pin
kmoorevs31-Oct-16 13:10
kmoorevs31-Oct-16 13:10 
GeneralRe: Back from the grave Pin
SirWernich31-Oct-16 22:15
SirWernich31-Oct-16 22:15 
GeneralLoosing my source code Pin
Ovie Prince Tegaton31-Oct-16 12:07
professionalOvie Prince Tegaton31-Oct-16 12:07 
GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 21:25
Brady Kelly31-Oct-16 21:25 
GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Gary Wheeler1-Nov-16 2:49
Gary Wheeler1-Nov-16 2:49 
GeneralRe: Loosing my source code Pin
Brady Kelly1-Nov-16 4:19
Brady Kelly1-Nov-16 4:19 

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