What Makes a Great Software Engineer
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Sunday, 08 January 2012

How do you rate your co-workers and other programmers that you are acquainted with? How do they rate you? And how much confidence should we place in the results.

This infographic from Kissmetrics comes up with some definite sounding findings - starting with Python and Java developers being "superior" to those using PHP, Perl and Ruby and Facebook and Google software engineers being "better" than those at Amazon and Microsoft.

So how exactly were these results obtained?

The data comes from Mixtent, a site that has devised a method of ranking individuals' professional reputation which involves asking its members to rate those they are connected to.

Log into Mixtent via a LinkedIn account to see how this works and if you agree with the methodology.

 

greatsoftwareengineerKISSmetrics Web Analytics

 

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

softwarewinnersicon

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on Google+, Twitter, Linkedin or Facebook or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Banner


Replace By Fee - Bitcoin Modifications
02/04/2015

When we think of the Bitcoin algorithm, we tend to concentrate on the proof of work and how it allows the block chain to be built in a decentralised way. However, the algorithm is so much more and as  [ ... ]



April MOOCs - Focus On Data Science
03/04/2015

Each new month brings new MOOCs and re-starts of existing ones presenting an ever widening choice. With one exception our selection of Computer Science classes for April are on data science.


More News

Last Updated ( Sunday, 08 January 2012 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2015 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.