SANTA CRUZ, CA, March 1, 2007 -
Evans Data Corporation announced today the winners of its 2007 Annual Developer Marketing Patterns Survey Awards. Over 400 developers picked Dr. Dobb’s Journal as "Best Print Magazine to Learn About Tools". Programmer's Paradise topped the list for "Best Online Selection of Tools", Microsoft won "Best Website for Information on Tools & New Technology", and Sun Microsystems took first for "Best Website to Learn About Java".
"It is a great honor to be acknowledged by the software development community as the Best Print Magazine," said Jonathan Erickson, editor-in-chief of Dr. Dobb's Journal. "But the real credit goes to the worldwide community of developers who have shared in the pages of Dr. Dobb's Journal the best programming tricks, techniques, and tools in the world."
“We are pleased to be recognized by developers for the breadth of product and depth of information provided at programmersparadise.com” said Jeff Largiader, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Programmer's Paradise. “Developers will seek best-of-breed products from multiple software publishers. We're glad to hear that we're succeeding as a one-stop gathering point for learning about, choosing and purchasing quality software development tools from a wide array of publishers.”
Other findings from this survey of over 400 developers conducted in January, 2007 include:
- Over half of the developers surveyed indicated that they participate in Google Groups.
- Nearly all developers surveyed subscribe to at least one online newsletter and over half of them subscribe to more than 5 online newsletters.
- Nearly three quarters of the developers surveyed have attended a webinar during the last year – the most common motivators for attending were: “as a tutorial for a new technology” or “to learn more about a particular development solution”
Evans Data Corporation provides regularly updated IT industry market intelligence based on in-depth surveys of the global developer population. Evans' syndicated research includes surveys focused on developers in a wide variety of subjects.
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