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When you're buying dev tools and components, which of these best help you make a decision?   [Edit]

Survey period: 15 Nov 2010 to 22 Nov 2010

Pick the ones you find most useful in analyzing, evaluating and buying products that help you get the job done.

OptionVotes% 
Company reputation19437.82
Compatibility17734.50
Documentation24447.56
Familiarity with company/brand12824.95
Features31962.18
Peer rankings, reviews16031.19
Price29156.73
Quality of support17133.33
Reliability, quality25349.32
Source code (where applicable)14327.88
Trial version/demo24247.17
Upgrade path6512.67
Other (please describe)203.90
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

View optional text answers (25 answers)


 
GeneralI have to say that price is important Pin
Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.18-Nov-10 10:58
Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.18-Nov-10 10:58 
GeneralRe: I have to say that price is important Pin
Uwe Keim18-Nov-10 19:55
sitebuilderUwe Keim18-Nov-10 19:55 
GeneralCListCtrl Pin
Uwe Keim18-Nov-10 8:42
sitebuilderUwe Keim18-Nov-10 8:42 
General32 and 64bit support?? Pin
luisnike1918-Nov-10 4:14
luisnike1918-Nov-10 4:14 
GeneralLicence is top the list Pin
Lampiao16-Nov-10 10:38
Lampiao16-Nov-10 10:38 
GeneralRe: Licence is top the list Pin
Ray Cassick17-Nov-10 7:42
Ray Cassick17-Nov-10 7:42 
GeneralDemo Pin
Erik Muench15-Nov-10 19:28
Erik Muench15-Nov-10 19:28 
GeneralEmployer's choice Pin
Nathan Holt15-Nov-10 14:48
Nathan Holt15-Nov-10 14:48 
GeneralPersonal gain Pin
Indivara15-Nov-10 13:51
professionalIndivara15-Nov-10 13:51 
GeneralRe: Personal gain Pin
Simon Dufour17-Nov-10 2:23
Simon Dufour17-Nov-10 2:23 
lol.. that made me laugh a lot and you're probably right in a lot of cases.
QuestionRadio buttons!? Pin
Ravi Bhavnani15-Nov-10 10:57
professionalRavi Bhavnani15-Nov-10 10:57 
AnswerRe: Radio buttons!? Pin
Jeff Hadfield15-Nov-10 10:59
professionalJeff Hadfield15-Nov-10 10:59 
JokeRe: Radio buttons!? Pin
Nish Nishant15-Nov-10 14:03
sitebuilderNish Nishant15-Nov-10 14:03 
GeneralHighest cohesion possible Pin
Simon Dufour15-Nov-10 9:45
Simon Dufour15-Nov-10 9:45 
GeneralMultiple choice Pin
Not Active15-Nov-10 9:28
mentorNot Active15-Nov-10 9:28 
GeneralRe: Multiple choice Pin
Jeff Hadfield15-Nov-10 10:59
professionalJeff Hadfield15-Nov-10 10:59 
GeneralQuality of Support? Pin
OriginalGriff15-Nov-10 9:11
mveOriginalGriff15-Nov-10 9:11 
GeneralRe: Quality of Support? Pin
nmarcel15-Nov-10 11:50
nmarcel15-Nov-10 11:50 

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