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Hobbyist coder 2.0 spreads open source in 2013

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This one was carried out by Newark element14, a distributor of technology and engineering for electronic system design, maintenance and repair.

The survey was offered to 8,000 individuals, including 4,000 professional electrical design engineers who had purchased dev kits or dev-kit-related products in the year leading up to April 2013, as well as 4,000 sundry buyers of dev kits or related products

Hmm, they said "offered", not "completed by"... OK, let's press on.

The survey "revealed" (that's just PR, what they really mean is the survey "possibly suggested") that the open-source movement continues to gain traction in 2013 among core groups including:

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