Engineers writing docs - Dashboard
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Countries Responses
US 22.71%
IN 11.35%
DE 8.30%
PL 6.55%
GB 5.24%
FR 4.37%
CA 3.49%
RU 3.06%
ES 3.06%
AU 2.62%
NL 2.18%
Unknown 1.75%
ID 1.31%
PT 1.31%
BR 1.31%
SE 1.31%
MA 0.87%
UA 0.87%
IE 0.87%
MX 0.87%
AE 0.87%
IT 0.87%
CH 0.87%
NP 0.87%
AT 0.87%
KE 0.87%
KR 0.87%
PH 0.87%
BD 0.44%
CU 0.44%
LB 0.44%
TW 0.44%
BG 0.44%
CZ 0.44%
RO 0.44%
BY 0.44%
DK 0.44%
ZA 0.44%
AM 0.44%
DZ 0.44%
NO 0.44%
AR 0.44%
EG 0.44%
JP 0.44%
SG 0.44%
CN 0.44%
NZ 0.44%
SI 0.44%
CO 0.44%
TH 0.44%
Total 100.00%
I am an engineer (of some sort).
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Yes, I'm an engineer. 187 95.41%
No, I'm not an engineer. 9 4.59%
Total 196 100 %
In my role as an engineer, I write some of the documentation for the products I build.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly disagree 3 2.83%
Disagree 5 4.72%
Neutral 9 8.49%
Agree 50 47.17%
Strongly agree 34 32.08%
N/A 2 1.89%
Other 3 2.83%
Total 106 100 %
In my role as an engineer, I write some of the documentation for the products I build. - Text Data for Other
03/04/2019 31981922 I do it sometimes, but I wish I would always do
02/28/2019 31842341 Some times
02/25/2019 31638217 I don't program - just QA and Tech write
Most of the documentation I write is reference documentation (e.g., API endpoints, Javadocs).
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly disagree 5 4.9%
Disagree 10 9.8%
Neutral 16 15.69%
Agree 52 50.98%
Strongly agree 17 16.67%
N/A 1 0.98%
Other 1 0.98%
Total 102 100 %
Most of the documentation I write is reference documentation (e.g., API endpoints, Javadocs). - Text Data for Other
02/25/2019 31638217 Not most, I'd say 50/50
Technical writers don't write this content because it's generally too complex for non-engineers to understand.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly disagree 4 3.92%
Disagree 18 17.65%
Neutral 21 20.59%
Agree 34 33.33%
Strongly agree 14 13.73%
N/A 7 6.86%
Other 4 3.92%
Total 102 100 %
Technical writers dont write this content because its generally too complex for non-engineers to understand. - Text Data for Other
03/19/2019 32791345 I'm an engineer who works as technical writer, so... I write each piece of documentation myself. (non-english based docs)
03/05/2019 32048145 no tech writes on staff
02/19/2019 31312199 No writers available
02/19/2019 31301716 We don't have a technical writer
When I engage in documentation efforts, I prefer to treat documentation like software (using Git, text editors, Markdown, static site generators, building from the server, etc.) 
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly disagree 3 2.94%
Disagree 5 4.9%
Neutral 10 9.8%
Agree 46 45.1%
Strongly agree 36 35.29%
N/A 2 1.96%
Other 0 0%
Total 102 100 %
When I engage in documentation efforts, I prefer to treat documentation like software (using Git, text editors, Markdown, static site generators, building from the server, etc.)  - Text Data for Other
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