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Please specify the countries where WebObjects developers in your organization are located.

Country name

Nbr of organizations

Nbr of developers

USA

44

132

Germany

18

61

UK

15

29

Canada

14

24

Australia

11

28

France

8

61

Mexico

4

16

Netherlands

3

8

Italy

3

7

Switzerland

3

6

Russia

2

10

Poland

2

10

Slovakia

2

6

Portugal

2

4

New Zealand

2

3

Czech Republic

1

6

Iceland

1

5

Costa Rica

1

5

Brazil

1

3

Afghanistan

1

2

Japan

1

1

Belgium

1

1

Bulgaria

1

1

Hungary

1

1

India

1

1

Singapore

1

1

Austria

1

1

Bulgaria

1

1

Malaysia

1

1

What is the size of your organization?

SOHO (1 to 9 employees)

48%

Small business (10 to 99 employees)

25%

Medium business (100 to 999 employees)

8%

Enterprise (1000 to 4999 employees)

2%

Large enterprise (5000+)

3%

Government

3%

College/university

10%

K-12

0%

Other, please specify

2%

For how many years has your organization been using WebObjects?

Less than 5 years

22%

5 to 9 years

48%

10 years and more

30%

17 organizations started using WO in the last two years.

Which versions of WebObjects does your organization use?

5.4.x

77%

5.3.x

44%

5.2.x

15%

5.1.x

1%

5.0.x

0%

4.5.x (Objective-C)

4%

4.5.x (Java)

1%

4.0.1

1%

Only one organization is only using 4.5.x (Objective-C). Only five organizations are only using 5.2.x.

Which platforms are used at your organization/department to DEVELOP with WebObjects?

Mac OS X

96%

Windows

16%

Linux

5%

Other, please specify

1%

14 organizations have devs on both OS X and Windows, most of them also have devs on Linux.

Which platforms are used at your organization/department to DEPLOY WebObjects applications?

Mac OS X Server

67%

RedHat/Fedora/CentOS Linux

35%

Mac OS X "client"

17%

Windows

13%

Solaris

11%

FreeBSD

5%

Debian Linux

5%

Ubuntu Linux

4%

SuSE Linux

3%

HP Unix

1%

AIX

1%

Amazon Cloud - EC2

1%

Which database systems does your organization use with WebObjects?

MySQL

46%

Oracle Database

34%

PostgreSQL

30%

FrontBase

25%

MS SQL Server

11%

OpenBase

8%

Sybase

4%

Derby

2%

h2

2%

DB2

2%

HSQLDB

1%

SAP MaxDB

1%

Filemaker

1%

PINK SQL

1%

EnterpriseDB

1%

If you are using commercial or free WebObjects frameworks not provided by Apple or your own, please specify which ones?

Wonder

92%

Houdah Frameworks

13%

PDFkit

9%

LEWOStuff

7%

GVC Frameworks

5%

WOX

2%

JBND

2%

Noxymo

2%

LISTedit

1%

LSkit

0%

WireHose

1%

Woof

1%

SVGObjects

0%

Cocktail Consortium

0%

Which IDEs your organization uses for WebObjects development?

Eclipse with WOLips

94%

Xcode

19%

Project Builder

4%

IntelliJ IDEA

1%

netbeans (java client)

1%

TextMate

1%

Only 9 organizations are not using Eclipse/WOLips at all.

Does your organization use JavaClient?

Yes

8%

No

92%

Does your organization use DirectToWeb?

Yes

33%

No

67%

Does your organization use Direct To Web Services?

Yes

6%

No

94%

Does your organization consume Web Services (SOAP, REST, or other) using WebObjects?

Yes

52%

No

48%

Does your organization provide Web Services (SOAP, REST, or other) using WebObjects?

Yes

56%

No

44%

Does your organization deploy WebObjects applications as part of a SOA infrastructure?

Yes

22%

No

78%

Does your organization use RIA technologies? If yes, which one(s)

AJAX (with Wonder)

61%

AJAX (without Wonder)

26%

Adobe Flex (without WOX)

11%

Adobe Flex (with WOX)

3%

GWT

3%

Cappuccino

2%

JavaFX

1%

Mozilla XUL

1%

Microsoft SilverLight

0%

OpenLaszlo

0%

Did your organization send WebObjects developers to WOWODC 2009 (either West or East)?

Yes, and we plan to send someone next year

23%

Yes, but we don't plan to attend it next year

1%

No, but we will send someone next year

16%

I don't know if our organization have sent someone

1%

No, for another reason

55%

I don't know what WOWODC is

4%

Does your organization mainly use WebObjects for internal projects or external customers?

Customers outside our organization

29%

Hosted products/services that we provide

16%

Both hosted products/services and customers outside our organization

40%

Internal use

15%

Is your organization considering dropping WebObjects because of the scarcity of WebObjects developers?

Yes

9%

No

85%

No, but it is a concern brought up from time to time

1%

We're moving allprojects to FOSS software where possible, it's still not clear how WO fits into that picture

1%

Not because of the lack of developers but the lack of training to give them

1%

Not yet but that becomes a hard reality

1%

Apple attitude

1%

Very Nervous

1%

Is WebObjects the primary Web (or Java desktop) development environnement at your organization?

Yes

73%

No

27%

Does your organization still use WebObjects for new projects?

Yes

88%

No

7%

For some projects

5%

Does your organization plan to stop, or already stopped, using WebObjects in the next 12 months?

No

87%

Yes

6%

Maybe

8%

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