Engineers writing docs - Dashboard
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do_not_disturb_on Dropouts
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Countries Responses
US 23.08%
IN 11.54%
DE 8.12%
PL 6.41%
GB 5.13%
FR 4.27%
CA 3.42%
ES 2.99%
RU 2.99%
AU 2.56%
NL 2.14%
Unknown 1.71%
KR 1.28%
ID 1.28%
PT 1.28%
BR 1.28%
SE 1.28%
CH 0.85%
JP 0.85%
NP 0.85%
AT 0.85%
KE 0.85%
PH 0.85%
MA 0.85%
UA 0.85%
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IT 0.85%
AR 0.43%
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CN 0.43%
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Total 100.00%
I am an engineer (of some sort).
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Yes, I'm an engineer. 188 94.95%
No, I'm not an engineer. 10 5.05%
Total 198 100%
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 2.8%
Disagree 5 4.67%
Neutral 9 8.41%
Agree 50 46.73%
Strongly agree 35 32.71%
N/A 2 1.87%
Other 3 2.8%
Total 107 100%
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 4.85%
Disagree 10 9.71%
Neutral 16 15.53%
Agree 53 51.46%
Strongly agree 17 16.5%
N/A 1 0.97%
Other 1 0.97%
Total 103 100%
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 3.88%
Disagree 18 17.48%
Neutral 21 20.39%
Agree 35 33.98%
Strongly agree 14 13.59%
N/A 7 6.8%
Other 4 3.88%
Total 103 100%
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 2.91%
Disagree 5 4.85%
Neutral 10 9.71%
Agree 47 45.63%
Strongly agree 36 34.95%
N/A 2 1.94%
Other 0 0%
Total 103 100%
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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