Is WordPress really the 6th most dreaded platform?
I was taken a bit surprise when I heard that WordPress was rated as the 6th most dreaded platform in this years Stack Overflow survey. The only other CMS in the list was Drupal, which was even less popular, and with other platforms including Salesforce, Android and Raspberry Pi it seems that their definition of ‘platform’ is far too loose to actually be meaningful.
I think it is no secret that there has long been some snobbery towards WordPress in the wider developer community, but considering the strength of the WordPress community itself and the incredible popularity of WordPress, we probably shouldn’t let this survey worry us.
Other things that jumped out were that female developers are massively under represented, with 92.7% respondents being male, and it seems that while roughly half of respondents spend an hour or more outside each day, there are some bad habits including 36.4% of developers skipping meals and 37.4% not doing any exercise. - Tom
Let’s all make it our goal this week to eat well, exercise, and get out in the fresh spring air :-) - Vineeta