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BTVWAG Survey Results

BTVWAG Survey Results

March 2012

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Peter Brown

March 22, 2012
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  1. BTVWAG Survey Results - March 2012

  2. Have you ever attended a meet up?

  3. Would you attend a drink up?

  4. Would you read a newsletter?

  5. Interested in a Ruby conference?

  6. What is your primary dev. role?

  7. What language(s) do you use?

  8. How do you store data?

  9. Do you practice TDD/BDD?

  10. Ever contributed to open source?

  11. Version control systems

  12. What is your primary dev. OS?

  13. How big is your dev. team?

  14. How much dev. do you outsource?

  15. Future Topic Suggestions • Beer • Specific languages • Scaling

    • SignalR • Node • Deployment • Emerging Technologies • Non-relational Databases • QA tools • Sinatra • JQuery + others • HTML5 • Drupal • IaaS, PaaS • DDD • Contributing to open source • Case studies • Hiring developers • Hosting
  16. What would you change in BTV? • Nothing! • More

    developers doing <insert favorite language or framework> • Better salaries • More open source developers • More user groups and events • Hack ups • Local training classes • Improved skill level • More geek • More support for women • More profitable startups • Improve entry into web scene for newcomers to BTV
  17. • Twitter • RSS Feeds • VtDotNet • MSDN •

    A List Apart • Working on OSS • Railscasts • Smashing Mag. • Mailing lists & specialized groups • Blogs • Friends • Stackoverflow • codeproject • infoq.com • Slashdot • Forums • SitePoint & Digital Point • Hacker News • Coding Horror • Mozilla Sources for staying up to date
  18. Other takeaways • Expand BTVWAG outside Burlington ◦ Record presentations

    ◦ Take notes • Meet on different days of the week • MOAR beer & drink ups • Launch BTVWAG newsletter