trends - part 2 - Dashboard
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Countries Responses
US 56.04%
IN 8.79%
GB 5.49%
FR 3.30%
SE 3.30%
CA 3.30%
DE 3.30%
IE 2.20%
NZ 2.20%
ES 1.10%
PL 1.10%
Unknown 1.10%
RU 1.10%
AU 1.10%
BR 1.10%
HU 1.10%
SI 1.10%
BY 1.10%
IL 1.10%
CN 1.10%
Total 100.00%
Technical writing jobs haven't diminished, but the profession is evolving.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly Disagree 2 2.27%
Disagree 2 2.27%
Undecided 2 2.27%
Agree 49 55.68%
Strongly Agree 33 37.5%
Total 88 100 %
UX professionals have reduced the need for technical writers to provide documentation for mainstream end-users.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly Disagree 5 5.68%
Disagree 28 31.82%
Undecided 13 14.77%
Agree 37 42.05%
Strongly Agree 5 5.68%
Total 88 100 %
One reason developer products (APIs, SDKs, and other developer tools) can be so complex is because UX designers don't usually vet their developer products like they do with products for mainstream end-users.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly Disagree 1 1.15%
Disagree 3 3.45%
Undecided 31 35.63%
Agree 40 45.98%
Strongly Agree 12 13.79%
Total 87 100 %
Because topics in the developer domain are so complex and specialized, more developers are assisting and collaborating with documentation efforts.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly Disagree 0 0%
Disagree 6 6.82%
Undecided 10 11.36%
Agree 54 61.36%
Strongly Agree 18 20.45%
Total 88 100 %
Docs-as-code solutions involving lightweight formats such as Markdown and static site generators are becoming increasingly common and are replacing XML particularly with developer documentation.
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Strongly Disagree 0 0%
Disagree 2 2.33%
Undecided 33 38.37%
Agree 34 39.53%
Strongly Agree 17 19.77%
Total 86 100 %