Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Socio-PLT: Quantifying Language Perception

We finally released our interactive visualizations for exploring programmer beliefs about programming languages. We've been scouring several large data sets -- 10 years of SourceForge repo data, mass surveys of thousands of programmers each, etc. -- so visualizations like these help us get a grip on what's going on. Beyond revealing many surprises, such as static typing anti-correlating with code reuse, they are fun to play with.

Check it out! (Animations are fastest in Chrome/Safari)

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