Please use this brief survey to provide us with feedback. This should not take more than 5 mins. The Research Ethics Office of Massey University  has been notified about this survey (May 2015). Your feedback is highly appreciated. This survey is available at

* 1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself

* 2. Please describe your familiarity with programming

  no experience some experience confident
other programming language

* 3. Which game did you use with SoGaCo ?

* 4. Which programming language did you use with SoGaCo ?

* 5. Please rate each feature of the SoGaCo system on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 5 (excellent)

  very poor poor average good excellent
the code editor
the feedback I get when I try to save / compile bots
the test / game play environment
the sharing feature
the help site

* 6. Do you think that the system can help or would have helped you with the following tasks

  no somewhat definitely yes
to get started with programming
to learn a new programming language
to learn algorithms and data structures

* 7. Which of the following features would you like to see added?

  not important somewhat useful important don't know
visualisation of program execution
support for console output (like Java System.out.println() or Python print )
code auto-completion
save drafts (versions of bots that cannot be built)
save bot revision history
rating of bots

* 8. Do you have any other feedback for us?