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


Microsoft Open Sources .NET?
13/11/2014

It looks as if Microsoft just unexpectedly gave away the farm. Of course, this being Microsoft it did no such thing. What has Microsoft just done?



EFF Asks For The Right To Access Software
07/11/2014

The DMCA law is designed to act against copyright infringement, but it is having some unexpected side effects. Now the EFF wants exceptions to allow people to fix their cars and keep abandoned games r [ ... ]


More News

Last Updated ( Sunday, 08 January 2012 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.