Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
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[For programmers only] Multithreading poll

So the topic of parallel programming and multithreading has been coming up frequently in the wake of the Software Development Conference, and I find myself curious about how common it is for programmers to be doing this stuff today. So here's an unscientific poll, solely for curiosity's sake.

Poll #587471 Multithreading

How much *explicitly* multithreaded programming have you done?

What's a thread?
3(13.6%)
I've learned the concepts, but haven't really used them.
1(4.5%)
I've used multithreading a few times.
9(40.9%)
I use it semi-regularly.
3(13.6%)
I've written lots of programs with lots of threads interacting with each other.
6(27.3%)

How experienced a programmer do you consider yourself?

Beginner.
1(4.8%)
Some experience with real-world code.
1(4.8%)
Been a professional programmer for a fair while.
10(47.6%)
Longtime hardcore coder.
9(42.9%)

Which of the following languages do you consider yourself proficient in?

Basic (any dialect)
0(0.0%)
C
2(10.0%)
C++
0(0.0%)
Java
0(0.0%)
C#
0(0.0%)
SQL
0(0.0%)
Perl
0(0.0%)
Python
0(0.0%)
Javascript
0(0.0%)
Functional languages like ML, Caml, Haskell, etc
0(0.0%)
Other (iff none of the above are your primary experience; put in Comments)
0(0.0%)
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