[Borland survey results] The tide is turning

Hi all,



A lot of people want to build GPL Apps and Utils, and a lot of people want
RAD tools not just IDEs, and most want to use Delphi and C/C++.

25.0% are interested in developing with GTK+ as opposed to 18.3% with Qt,
26.% were familiar with the toolkits.

50.1% run KDE, 27.5% run GNOME

41.0% are interested in developing for KDE, 28.3% for GNOME, 16.9% for
none in particular.

59.8% develop for Windows, 25% for Linux, 6.3% Java

59.5% want to develop for both Windows and Linux, 32.6% want to switch
most development from Windows to Linux

49.9% said source code compatibility between Windows and Linux is "very

79.5% had a development team of 1-5 developers

24,194 developers responded between July 9 and July 31 1999.

Apols for critical typos in above if there are any, Borland should be
thanked for providing the community with this info.

James Green
Home of the demon.tech.modems 56k FAQ.

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