NetBeans Community Polls

Developers can be an opinionated group! The NetBeans Poll is a quick glimpse at what NetBeans users and developers think about current technology trends, including topics within the NetBeans community.

We welcome suggestions for future polls. Serious or light-hearted, topical or quirky, send us your poll ideas.

   

Are you targeting mobile devices with your current application?

Opening:27 Mar 2012
Closing:30 May 2012

Answers (4758)

Yes, Developing with native device languages (iOS, Android, etc)
49%
No, Not targeting mobile devices now
32%
Yes, Using same web client for mobile and desktop
19%
Yes, Using Java ME
17%
Yes, Web client specific to mobile browser
17%
Yes, Web client with device services libraries (PhoneGap, Titanium, etc)
16%


What do you use to implement rich web UI in your application?

Opening:19 Jan 2012
Closing:26 Mar 2012

Answers (13326)

jQuery
76%
Server-side Framework (JSF, GWT, etc)
24%
Other JavaScript Library
14%
Flash/Flex, Silverlight or Java applets
12%
Client-side JavaScript Framework (Backbone.js, etc)
11%
Dojo
10%


What would encourage you to contribute to the NetBeans project?

Opening:23 Nov 2011
Closing:9 Jan 2012

Answers (1695)

Clearer guidelines on how & where to contribute
52%
Activities that are easy or quick to do
47%
More user-friendly infrastructure
35%
Having influence on the product direction
23%
Recognition or rewards for my efforts
23%
Other
12%


How do you contribute to NetBeans?

Opening:19 Oct 2011
Closing:22 Nov 2011

Answers (1007)

Teach or introduce others to NetBeans
51%
None of the above
32%
Blog or write tutorials about NetBeans
19%
Contribute source code, plugins, patches
13%
Solve questions on the mailing lists
12%
Participate in programs such as NetCAT
11%
All of the above
10%


How many open source projects do you contribute to?

Opening:14 Sep 2011
Closing:18 Oct 2011

Answers (5832)

None
48%
1
19%
4 or More
16%
2
11%
3
7%


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