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How readable?

We all want to write Readable code, but what makes code readable? This is your chance to take part in our experiment to find the answer!


Are you?

  • A computer programmer?
  • Familiar with JavaScript?
  • Free for about 10 minutes?

If so, you can help us by taking part in our experiment. We will ask you to read some code snippets and answer questions about them.

The aim is to investigate how different code constructs affect readability.

I'd like to take part


This is the second version of the howreadable experiment. Thank you to everyone involved in the previous version; if you are willing to participate again we would be very grateful.

The experiment will close in November 2019 and we will publish our findings on this site in December. Read more about our research.