Software development is an ever-evolving field, with new technologies and methodologies emerging at an astonishing rate. In recent months, there has been a sudden surge of interest in AI, fueled by the release of ChatGPT. According to research, the popular chatbot reached an estimated 100 million monthly users just two months after its release. And it’s only been upward for ChatGPT and other AI tools ever since.
With businesses and organizations looking for ways to adapt to these changes, many are turning to AI as a way to increase efficiency and productivity.
And as it becomes more prevalent in various industries, its impact on software development cannot be ignored.
In this research, we explore the responses of developers from our community regarding their use of AI in their development work, the benefits and challenges they face, and their predictions for the future of AI in software development.
The survey was conducted with a sample of 100+ developers from the Proxify network, and it consisted of a series of questions aimed at understanding the use of AI in software development and the opinions of developers on its impact on the field.
Table of Contents
- A game-changing boost to productivity
- A growing appetite for greater use
- An accessible tool is unsurprisingly the most used one
- A hunger for better knowledge and access
- Proxify’s commitment to AI
- How our clients are putting AI to work in real-world scenarios