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* 1. Which of the following best describes your software development role?

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* 2. How many years of programming experience do you have with .NET languages?

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* 3. How many years of programming experience do you have overall (any language)?

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* 4. How many developers are in your company or organization?

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* 5. In the last few months, which type(s) of project have you worked on most using .NET?

  This is the primary project type I work with I sometimes work with these projects I do not currently use this, but I would like to I have no interest in this project type
Web Apps with UI (MVC, Razor, Blazor, JS*)
Web APIs / RPC Services (MVC, Minimal, gRPC)
Desktop / GUI
Mobile
Database / data processing
IOT / Embedded devices
Game / Graphics Development
ML/AI
Libraries / Frameworks
Agents or daemons (e.g. monitoring)

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* 6. Which of the following activities do you participate in to improve your knowledge / skillset in .NET / other technologies?

  This is my primary learning mechanism I sometimes use these It's something I don't currently use, but want to use more I do not use or cannot afford to use (time/money)
Attend in-person conferences
Attend conferences virtually
Watch tutorials on YouTube
Online courses (Khan Academy, LinkedIn Learning, Pluralsight, etc.)
Microsoft Learn tutorials / online documentation
Attend commercial training courses
Read blog posts
Attend coding bootcamps
Participate in hackathons
Take developer certifications

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* 7. What IDE/Editors do you use for development?

  Primary Secondary Occasional
Visual Studio
Visual Studio for Mac
Visual Studio Code
Emacs
Vim
Rider
Intellij IDEA
Netbeans
Atom
Sublime
Webstorm
XCode

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* 8. What OS do you use while developing your .NET apps?

  Primary Sometimes Rarely
Linux (any distro)
macOS
Windows
Windows Subsystem for Linux
BSD-based

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* 9. What is the deployment environment for your applications

  This is my primary app deployment environment I sometimes deploy apps to this environment I don't currently deploy apps to this environment, but want to do so I am not interested in deploying apps to this environment
Windows (VM or Bare metal)
Linux (VM or Bare Metal)
macOS
Other BSD-based OS
Linux Containers
Windows Containers
Mobile OS / IoT / Embedded
Kubernetes (self managed)
Managed containers, (such as AKS, ACA, EKS, etc.)
PaaS (such as Azure App Service, AWS Lambda)

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* 10. Which versions of .NET do you have in production today?

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* 11. Please tell us about the languages you use when developing.

  This is my primary coding language. I know this language and use it sometimes. I don't know this language, but learning or interested in learning. I don't know this language, and not interested in learning.
Node
Java
Visual Basic
Kotlin
C++ / C
Rust
F#
HTML / CSS
Swift
PHP
JavaScript / Typescript
Python
C#
Go

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* 12. Which of the following sources do you proactively use to keep up with .NET information and how often do you visit them?

  This is my primary source of information I sometimes browse these sources of information It's something I don't currently use, but want to use more I tend to only visit if I am given a link or search result
Reddit (e.g. r/dotnet)
Discord (.NET Development, C# Community)
The .NET Team Blog
Online community standups
Local meetups
Youtube channels
Twitter (e.g. @dotnet, @shanselman, etc.)
Bilibili
WeChat / WhatsApp groups
TikTok / Douyin
Zhihu

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* 13. Which policies does your organization have when choosing libraries to depend on?

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* 14. From the list below, please select the cloud provider(s) you are currently using?

  This is our primary cloud provider We sometimes use this cloud provider We don't currently deploy apps here, but are evaluating it We do not use this cloud provider
Azure
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Google Cloud Platform
Salesforce
IBM
Oracle
Heroku
Digital Ocean
OneDrive, Sharepoint, DropBox, Google Drive
Alibaba Cloud
Huawei Cloud
Tencent Cloud
Baidu AI Cloud

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* 15. How important is it to your organization to update .NET versions to keep within their support cycle

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* 16. How often do you update the version of .NET in your deployments?

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* 17. How do you choose which .NET version to deploy

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* 18. Do you expect to be able to use .NET 7 in production in the next 12 months?

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* 19. What is your biggest pain point when working with .NET?

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* 20. (Optional) Would you be willing for us to follow up with you on how we could improve .NET?

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