My Secret Life as a Spaghetti Coder
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Nick Tong just posted about his programming personality profile, given by a quiz he took at Doolwind. Since I like to take quizzes like that from time to time, I took it too. Last time I took a personality test, I came up INTJ (maybe that explains some things). On this programmer profile, I came up as DHSC:
You're a Doer.
You are very quick at getting tasks done. You believe the outcome is the most important part of a task and the faster you can reach that outcome the better. After all, time is money.

You like coding at a High level.
The world is made up of objects and components, you should create your programs in the same way.

You work best in a Solo situation.
The best way to program is by yourself. There's no communication problems, you know every part of the code allowing you to write the best programs possible.

You are a Conservative programmer.
The less code you write, the less chance there is of it containing a bug. You write short and to the point code that gets the job done efficiently.
I know its just for fun, but I'm a bit skeptical about it. For just about every question, I was like "it depends. sometimes one way and sometimes another." In particular, I wasn't sure if I should take the last one at its face, or pretend it was more than adding 2 numbers.

What does your profile say?

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Hmm. Got EXACTLY the same profile. Scary :->

Posted by Peter Bell on Mar 06, 2007 at 11:06 PM UTC - 6 hrs

Right on!

Posted by Sam on Mar 07, 2007 at 08:28 PM UTC - 6 hrs

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