Last month we had a pretty massive blogging campaign, getting quite a few posts to the top of Hacker News in a month. The results of the most recent TIOBE index shows that this has made a sizable dent in the rankings:
We were 43rd before, and now we are at 35! In terms of the search percentages, that’s 0.2%, or 50% more than what we had before. This means that our writing about GPU computing, differential equations, and machine learning has a measurable impact on language visibility and adoption. I hope this is encouraging for those who have already started showing what Julia can do, and if you haven’t yet, give blogging a try! You can get started by posting links to here and by submitting your feed to JuliaBloggers.com:
Also, remember to use #julialang on Twitter to spread it around, and put a post in to the Julialang Reddit:
The big outlet is then Hacker News, where a post can hit the front page if it grabs enough buzz. Feel free to let others know what to search for on Hacker News to find your thread by alerting people in the chatrooms:
Don’t be afraid to plug into the community: we love to hear what you’re up to!