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Re^7: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Sep 10, 2012 at 13:44 UTC ( #992761=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^6: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?
in thread Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?

Whilst I agree that any expectation that the membership here is anything more than a small percentage of the Perl programmers (as opposed to users for whom the percentage would probably be immeasurable :) around the world, is naive; I think your most visited stats are maybe suspect.

I guess it depends on who's numbers you believe; but also what they choose to measure.

For example, by one particular supplier, is below the 10 millionth globally, but by the same supplier, is in the top 20,000.

Lies & damned lies aside, it'd be interesting to see an aggregate score.

First time I ever looked at such statistics. For all the billions of websites, the vast majority must get precious little traffic.

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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Re^8: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?
by Your Mother (Chancellor) on Sep 10, 2012 at 18:10 UTC

    Alexa's stats are mostly based on a proprietary plugin so the data are crap. :| I was going by Quantcast which, in my experience as a webmaster using it and comparing it to logs, is quite reliable (/ in the ball-park).

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