Omnis class organization poll results
That would be interesting, although I feel you’d need to compress the libraries to get a fair comparison. As I understand it libraries as essentially datafiles. As such, they’re prone to fragmentation and can carry extra dead space. Of course, not all code compresses the same…so perhaps sizing a clean JSON dump of a library would give the best apples-to-apples comparison.
I was also considering a poll on which version of Studio everyone is running, or another asking about plans to update to Studio 8.1. The tools we’ve open-sourced are in 8.1 because that’s where the JSON export is, but I worry the version requirement is prohibitive to other developers using them.
> On Oct 11, 2017, at 10:39, David Ferri <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> Interesting results.
> A potential follow on poll might be library size with two categories, one for single library and the other for multiple library situations. Sizes within each might be 0-10 MB, 10-20 MB, 20-30 MB, etc. through 100 MB (we’re at 60).
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>> On Oct 10, 2017, at 16:54, Alex Clay <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> After a few days in the wild, we collected 55 results on the poll about how developers organize their Omnis classes:
>> www.strawpoll.me/14098399/r <www.strawpoll.me/14098399/r>
>> 53% of developers use a single library. 62% of those use folders to organize their classes.
>> 42% use multiple libraries.
>> 3 evil, evil people throw sanity to the wind and claim to not use any organization at all. But, I suspect they know exactly where their code is, just like that person we all know who lives in a complete mess and yet can find their keys faster than us.
>> Good information to know!
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