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Developer Nation

A global network of developer surveys

The Developer Nation research program is an independent network of surveys run by SlashData, the leading analyst of the developer economy. Our global surveys reach over 30,000 developers each year across 165+ countries.

We listen to what they have to say about their projects, learning aspirations, and needs. We want to hear from all types of developers, from hobbyists to enterprise and your experiences across platforms, revenues, apps, dev tools, APIs, segments and regions.

We feed these insights back to the ecosystem and help the platforms understand what they could do next to accommodate the needs of software creators better.

For us every survey is a new opportunity for us to give back to the software development community. We run draws and offer amazing prizes & gift vouchers for all respondents. However, only members of the Developer Nation community can unlock access to the additional exclusive (supercool) prizes & rewards. 

For software creators our surveys become a platform of sharing their thoughts with the big tech companies and essentially the world.

How to get involved

Are you a software creator?

Here is why you should join now

  • Become part of a global community with over 30,000 software creators globally.
  • Share your thoughts on topics of your expertise and learn more on new tools and technologies you were not aware of before.
  • Get early access to the State of the Developer Nation Report published after each survey.
  • Become eligible for exclusive draws & increase your chances of winning.
  • Collect points and cash out once you have reached 501+ points & earn vouchers, branded swag and more.

Gather points, unlock special benefits and win prizes!

100 pts

Graphs & Resources

501+ pts

Cash out checkpoints

  • Get a $10 voucher
  • Branded swag surprise prize draws
  • Exclusive Voucher Draw for online courses & gear (Udemy, Amazon etc)

301-500 pts

Branded Swag surprise draws

Branded swag surprise prize draws.

801+ pts

Exclusive Premium Prize Draw

Following every survey wave you take part in you will be included in a prize draw which is entirely exclusive to Developer Nation community members.

Among our most popular prizes are:

  • $10 vouchers
  • Branded swag surprise prize draws
  • Exclusive Voucher Draw for online courses & gear (Udemy, Amazon etc)
  • Smartphones, Laptops, etc
  • Partner w/ DN, as our Guest Blogger (based on our content requirements)

How you gather points

  • 10 points by giving us your thoughts about the survey. We love feedback.
  • 50 points by becoming a Developer Committee member by invite, and being a part of the Developer Nation survey production process.
  • Up to 100 points for each survey you complete with us.

Partners Network

Interested in joining

Have a look at the options below and pick the one that best suits your needs, or contact us directly to explore a custom opportunity for you, at partnerships@slashdata.co.

Media Partners & Enterprises

Our Media Partners are global and local associations for developers and no-code creators, tech and platform vendors, meetups, developer education platforms, tech media publishers, accelerators, non-profit organisations in tech, and more.


Developer Nation Referral program

Spread the word about our surveys and get rewarded for it. Send custom invites & post ads for developers to complete the survey, and get ranked completed qualifying referrals. Aimed for networks of 20+ developers.


Developer Nation Affiliates

We have built a custom affiliate program for developers who have their own developer network & are interested in promoting our survey and earn from it.


Contact us

Swan Buildings (1st floor)20 Swan StreetManchester, M4 5JW+441612400603community@developernation.net
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