What would make your day-to-day work easier as a developer?

If you think about the tasks you perform as a developer each day, what should change to make your life better?

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j's photo

I would go for:

  • Piece and quite

in the end that's the thing for me. I have tried a lot of tools in the organisational type of range, which are cool but most of it can be substituted with pen, some paper and a watch.

From a architectural perspective

  • more metrics
  • good logging
  • good monitoring

The help to make decisions, even if you only can see correlations in the beginning it helps.

I won't go into tooling or project planning paradigms because they to me are classified as

  • Tools
  • Structure

Those are mainly basics.

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j's photo

stuff ;)

Michaela Greiler currently I measure:

  • cyclomatic complexities
  • different loc metrics
  • code coupling
  • server stats
  • coverage
  • call trees
  • bug probabilities

What I would want to measure is throughput / performance so I can correlate code changes with real impacts also the rest of the hardware should get a better historical overview to correlate code changes to real impacts.

RocketBear27's photo
  • Good environment
  • Fast computer
  • Quality software tools
  • Comfortable gear
  • Music

That is all I could think of right now

Emil Moe's photo

Freedom to be where I want to be

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Emil Moe's photo

Software Engineer & Consultant

Both :) Option to travel, but I like stay in places with better weather than Denmark – but workwise Denmark isn't bad, just the geographical location.

Damola Adekoya's photo

Good computer with lasting battery (MacBook Pro) Fast Internet A nice extended screen for my Laptop Headset for Music., And Lastly, challenge to work on..

Aravind's photo

I would say, an intriguing challenge to solve, because I find myself not worrying about other things when the problem is interesting. Of course, all our tools help, but I believe it's the problem and the path to the solution that makes your day.