What Makes a Great Software Engineer
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



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.


Formation of Partnership On AI

Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft have announced the founding of a non-profit organization that to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence technologies and for [ ... ]

Disney Establishes Open Source Program

The news here isn't that Disney has just open sourced some of its software projects. Rather it has set up a website to draw attention to projects that have in the past been open sourced, presumably wi [ ... ]

More News

Last Updated ( Sunday, 08 January 2012 )

RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2016 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.