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Re^4: Perl Developer Survey 2018 Results

by stevieb (Canon)
on May 23, 2018 at 13:04 UTC ( #1215101=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Perl Developer Survey 2018 Results
in thread Perl Developer Survey 2018

I guess what I mean is that I'd rather have the result percentage in descending order as opposed to what was voted for in order. Take Company Size. I'd rather see the right-hand column in order, desc and the actual company sizes out of order so it's easier to see at a glance which one is highest, and which one lowest.

Sort on the "2018 statistics/Percentage" column essentially.

Note I'm just being pedantic, I'm not really complaining here. I am colour blind, so following the pretty charts is quite difficult for me so data is always more important than graphs ;)

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Re^5: Perl Developer Survey 2018 Results
by LanX (Cardinal) on May 23, 2018 at 13:25 UTC
    I'm color blind too, and the sorting of the donut chart is really confusing some times (took me awhile to identify the second most editor Emacs there*)

    But most percentage tables are sorted by descending numbers of the 2018 results, you might get confused by the 2017 results which are listed first.

    Some questions had a "natural" sorting - like the company size you mentioned - and I think that's a matter of taste.

    This could only be solved by offering dynamic sort buttons in JS.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery

    *) the sort order might reflect some bias here. I remember reading about weird results in US census because of different sorting of the choices.

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