August 2013 Archives

Do your piece to fix TIOBE or stop talking about it

Many people talk about TIOBE and how it's bad, or irrelevant, or broken, or many other vague descriptors of why it should be ignored.

All people talking about TIOBE miss one crucial point: It is software, it has an algorithm, and it is not "bad", it is buggy. That means it can be fixed.

So either fix it, or stop talking about it.

Here's why you can fix it

The TIOBE algorithm is to search for "[language] programming" on a number of search engines, then apply a weight to the resulting count, b…

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