Access to survey data in SharePoint

Question from a forum:

I need help to access to a SharePoint Survey data programmatically. Every
month the user make a draw picking up 3 winners from all the users that have
been answered the survey.How can I access to the “created” and “create by” field
of the list?

Surveys are little more than complex lists, so anything you can do to lists, such as getting the author of a particular item, can be done to a survey. Check out the following code sample:

    1 using (SPSite site = new SPSite(http://lab-s02:12000/))
    2             {
    3 using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())
    4                 {
    5 SPList survey = web.Lists["TestSurvey"];
    6 SPListItemCollection items = survey.Items;
    7 foreach (SPListItem item in items)
    8                     {
    9 string author = item["Author"].ToString();
   10 DateTime create = (DateTime)item["Created"];
   12                     }
   14                 }
   15             }

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