Top Complaints from Application Developers

Top Complaints from Application Developers

Every workplace has its challenges, but which are the biggest drag on programming productivity? To find out, InfoWorld conducted an informal survey of developers. These were the top 15 roadblocks to programming:

  1. Meetings
  2. Reply all emails
  3. Trying to measure productivity
  4. Prima donna developers
  5. Technical debt
  6. Nonprogrammer managers
  7. Programmer managers
  8. Brogrammers
  9. Selfish programmers
  10. Poor documentation
  11. Slavish devotion to documentation
  12. Distraction-rich environments
  13. Cultural fit
  14. Clinging to legacy technology
  15. Lust for the latest and greatest

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