Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The State of Web Development 2010 – Web Directions

Category: Survey

What are the current Web Directions? John Allsopp is back, with results from his latest State of Web Development 2010 survey. There is a ton of content here, and the data is made available. For the full report you can grab the PDF. Fancy some crib notes? Here are some of the highlights from the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:23 am

4.3 rating from 3 votes

Friday, January 9th, 2009

State of the Web 2008

Category: Survey

John Allsopp has put together the data from his extensive State of the Web 2008 survey. In it you will find details on who was surveyed to set context, the browser / os usage claimed, and answers on the use of technology such as: Markup usage CSS and other presentation technology JavaScript, Ajax, and the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:10 am

3.2 rating from 27 votes

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Nitobi Survey Results on Ajax Development

Category: Ajax, Survey

Nitobi ran a survey on Ajax technologies, and you (Ajaxian community) helped out in giving them your feedback. They just released the results which consists of 570 answers. You must always take results with a grain of salt, since there are quite a few more designers and developers than 570 our there, but it is Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:06 am

3.5 rating from 45 votes

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Survey on Ajax IDEs and development

Category: Survey

We have been doing various surveys with Richard Monson-Haefel and the Burton Group. We just did one on frameworks that the community uses. This time around, we want to see what IDEs and tools people are using. To make sure that we have the right tools on the list, we first wanted to ask for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:44 am

4.1 rating from 14 votes

Monday, December 17th, 2007

2007 Ajax Tools Usage Survey Results

Category: Ajax, Survey

Thanks to the Ajaxian community for getting in feedback so quickly on the third annual survey. Richard has written up his thoughts on the data, which we have to remember, accounts for a small percentage of developers, and those that visit Ajaxian are probably not the norm ;) That being said, it is interesting to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:09 am

3.9 rating from 19 votes

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Ajax Survey III

Category: Survey

It’s that time of year again. Richard Monson-Haefel of the Burton Group has created another Ajax survey. It has three simple questions: I am currently using Ajax frameworks, toolkits, or libraries I’m using Ajax in conjunction with I mostly use the following Ajax frameworks, toolkits, or JavaScript libraries The list of frameworks is quite huge, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:33 pm

3.9 rating from 80 votes

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Moo on Us: Survey Update

Category: Survey

We goofed in our recent survey story; we left out MooTools from the “Frameworks” category. While it wasn’t an option in the original survey, over 11% of those surveyed wrote it in. If we’d actually included Moo as an option, it’s likely to have scored even higher. Many apologies for the gaffe; those responsible have Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 3:14 pm

4 rating from 29 votes

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Ajaxian 2007 Survey Results

Category: Survey

Back in July, we held our third annual Ajax Reader Survey. The results are in. Some interesting observations: Prototype and Scriptaculous still dominate the field with 68% and 59% of readers using them, respectively. jQuery has a respectable 48% share. Yahoo UI!, Dojo, and Ext JS round out the top six. Google Gears enjoys usage Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:52 am

3.9 rating from 39 votes

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 2006 Survey Results

Category: Survey

The results of our second annual survey, prepared by Richard Monson-Hafael from the Burton Group, are in. And the winner is… Prototype, the most popular Ajax framework, by a considerable margin: 43% of you use it. is next, at 33%, confirming observations that many of made of the popularity of that duo. The Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:15 pm

4.2 rating from 125 votes

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

New Burton Group Ajax Survey

Category: Survey

Almost a year ago, we posted Burton analyst Richard Monson-Hafael’s Ajax survey, which produced some interesting results. We’d like to run a new version of the survey this year and see what comes out of it. It’s the same three questions as last year: Give it a go and let’s figure out how we’re doing Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:58 am

3.4 rating from 14 votes

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

More Developers Are Using AJAX in Emerging Markets Than in North America

Category: Ajax, Survey

According to this recently released report from the Evans Data Corporation, more developers are using Ajax in the emerging markets than they are in North America. The latest Emerging Markets Development Survey from Evans Data Corp reveals developers in Emerging Markets are embracing AJAX. Over 400 developers from Eastern Europe, Brazil, China, and India contributed Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:32 am

4 rating from 30 votes

Friday, June 16th, 2006

What Would World Wide Web Developers Do?

Category: Browsers, JavaScript, Survey

While not specifically Ajax-related, I definitely think that this new post on Jeff Attwood’s blog shares some very valuable information about the environment we all develop in – web browsers – and the usage trend he’s seeing on his site. To get an idea of what web developers are using — as compared to typical Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:05 am

4.2 rating from 30 votes

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

Ajax Survey Results Are In

Category: Survey

We announced this weeks Ajax Survey, and the results are now in. You can check out the results yourself, and even use filters to slice and dice the data, but it is pretty simple to comprehend. I am currently using Ajax frameworks, toolkits, or libraries I was really surprised with these results. I expected the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:53 am

4 rating from 6 votes

Monday, October 17th, 2005

Ajax Survey: Burton Group asks us questions on Ajax

Category: Survey

Richard Monson-Haefel, Sr. Analyst for Burton Group, has posted a very short web survey (3 simple questions) for the Ajax community in order to determine which Ajax frameworks, libraries and toolkits are the most popular. Please take two minutes to fill out the survey. Results will be posted later in the week when the survey Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:23 pm

3.7 rating from 7 votes