2010 in review the automated analysis

Welcome to the dim corner of the library, where fools rush in and angels fear to tread!

This blog post is ancient. If it is technical, the information is likely inaccurate, or at least out of date. If it is non-technical, it’s entirely possible that the relevant facts and my own opinions have changed significantly since it was written.

It is only preserved as part of this site’s permanent historical archive.

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,600 times in 2010. That’s about 16 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 15 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 115 posts. There were 24 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 979kb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 4th with 139 views. The most popular post that day was Don’t build software that’s TOO smart!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were agile.dzone.com, java.dzone.com, twitter.com, Google Reader, and javablogs.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for matt stine, groovy http post, groovy post, groovy url post, and groovy url encode.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

  1. Don’t build software that’s TOO smart! June 2010 1 comment

  2. Groovy: Post to a URL April 2009 4 comments

  3. Resume March 2009

  4. Deploying Grails with Groovy March 2009

  5. LOTY Time Again: Scala or Clojure?!?! April 2009 17 comments