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- Subject: Re: TIOBE and mailing list stats in the last 6 month
- From: Alexander Gladysh <agladysh@...>
- Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 12:33:05 +0400
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:57, Gaspard Bucher <email@example.com> wrote:
> I random-walked into the TIOBE language popularity index and was amazed by
> The activity around the 5.2 release and the Workshop are two obvious reasons
> but I am not sure this is enough for the huge peak in the TIOBE index.
> Any other hints ?
I think that, at least in part, this is because guys at Ansca Mobile
are actively advertising their product, Corona SDK, which allows users
to code cross-platform mobile apps in Lua. Products, developed with
it, did score a few AppStore hits. If you look at new
StackOverflow Lua-related questions, quite a lot of them are about
No numbers to prove or disprove anything though.
P.S. Disclaimer: I'm not affiliated with them in any way.