Productivity is a measure of output from a production process, per unit of input.

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How can I track programming productivity on a daily basis?

How can I track that I'm developing software more or less productive than the previous days?
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Have you ever written anything that made you a lot more efficient (or want to)?

Sometimes we want to be more efficient and productive, what have you written to reach this?
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How much information can a user reasonably process from a UI?

As an example, say there's an interface that contains a table/grid of information that is periodically updated. The table is meant to represent an event that has happened, perhaps the date and time ...
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How have you made unit testing more enjoyable?

If you've always loved unit testing, good for you! But for the unfortunate ones who weren't born with a liking for it, how have you managed to make this task more enjoyable ? This is not a "what is ...
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What is better for coding - desktop or laptop? [closed]

Use of desktops are decreasing day by day in daily life but for coding purpose are there any reasons for using desktop over laptop?
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What are the warning signs of impending doom to watch out for on a project? [closed]

Having worked on a failed project is one of the few things that most programmers have in common, regardless of language used, industry or experience. These projects can be great learning experiences, ...
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Staying alert and awake while coding [closed]

What methods do you use to stay awake and alert while working? Personally I drink coffee non stop throughout the day. But I've also heard of this thing called exercise that should help too. Does ...
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What do you do when you feel stuck on a project? [closed]

When I am in a code or design rut, I tend to find a non-dev coworker to discuss the problem with. It forces me to explain the problem in great detail and I'll usually find something I missed in the ...
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I program from home. What can I do to be more productive? [closed]

Programming from home has its advantages, but also its disadvantages. One of the disadvantages is the productivity is less constant. What would you suggest me to be more productive?