The state of ruby blogs and news (2020/3 Edition) - 36 channels, 1464 items and counting

Hello,

   I've put together a little survey about the state of the ruby feed-iverse [1]
that includes personal blogs, ruby project news and more.

  See the planet.ini [2] for all feeds included in the survey.

Q: Where do Rubyists come from / What are the top countries for blogs?

    Location (n=18)
---------------------------------
      Australia (16%) | ********* 3
      Austria ( 5%) | *** 1
      Canada ( 5%) | *** 1
      Croatia ( 5%) | *** 1
      India ( 5%) | *** 1
      Poland (11%) | ****** 2
      Spain ( 5%) | *** 1
      Switzerland ( 5%) | *** 1
      Ukraine ( 5%) | *** 1
      United States (33%) | ******************* 6

Q: What are the top topics / words in headlines?

    Top Words in Headlines 2020 (n=47)
    ---------------------------------
      rails | ***************** 13
      ruby | **************** 12
      conferences | ******* 6
      dry | ****** 5
      rom | ***** 4
      ml | ** 2
      rubymine | ** 2

    Top Words in Headlines 2019 (n=228)
    ---------------------------------
      rails | ********************** 64
      ruby | ************* 38
      rubymine | ***** 16
      activerecord | ** 8
      bundler | * 5
      hanami | * 5
      jruby | * 5
      activemodel | * 4
      jekyll | * 4
      passenger | * 4
      rgsoc | * 4
      conferences | 3
      rubyconf | 3
      rubygems | 3
      rubyinstaller | 3

Q: What are the top ruby versions in headlines?

    Top Ruby Versions in Headlines 2020 (n=93)
    ----------------------------------------------
      ruby 2.7 |
************************************************************ 3

    Top Ruby Versions in Headlines 2019 (n=412)
    ----------------------------------------------
      ruby 2.7 | ************************************* 12
      ruby 2.6 | ********* 3
      ruby 3.0 | ****** 2
      ruby 2.4 | *** 1
      ruby 2.5 | *** 1

Q: What are the top rails versions in headlines?

    Top Rails Versions in Headlines 2020 (n=93)
    -----------------------------------------------
      rails 6.0 | ****************************** 1
      rails 6.1 | ****************************** 1

    Top Rails Versions in Headlines 2019 (n=412)
    -----------------------------------------------
      rails 6.0 |
******************************************************* 58
      rails 6.1 | ** 3
      rails 5.2 | 1

Q: What feed formats are in use?

    Formats (n=36)
    ---------------------------------
      atom 23 (63%) | *************************************
      rss 2.0 13 (36%) | *********************

Q: What servers are in use?

    Servers (n=36)
    ---------------------------------
      GitHub.com 12 (33%) | *******************
      nginx 8 (22%) | *************
      Cowboy 5 (13%) | *******
      Apache 4 (11%) | ******
      cloudflare 3 ( 8%) | ****
      GSE 2 ( 5%) | ***
      Netlify 2 ( 5%) | ***

Q: What (web site) publishing tools are in use?

    Generators (n=36)
    ---------------------------------
      ? 22 (61%) | ************************************
      Jekyll 9 (25%) | ***************
      wordpress 3 ( 8%) | ****
      webgen 1 ( 2%) | *
      Ghost 1 ( 2%) | *

Q: What's the update frequency of posts?

    Update Frequency (n=35)
    ---------------------------------
      <= 7 days 3 ( 8%) | ****
      <= 14 days 4 (11%) | ******
      <= 30 days 7 (20%) | ************
      <= 90 days 12 (34%) | ********************
      <= 180 days 5 (14%) | ********
      <= 365 days 4 (11%) | ******

   That's all for now. Comments and ideas on how to improve
the stats are more than welcome. Cheers. Prost.

PS: Greetings from Vienna, Austria - this is a Vienna.rb Meetup /
Stammtisch project [3].

[1] https://github.com/planetruby/planet#the-state-of-ruby-blogs-and-news---36-channels-1464-items
[2] https://github.com/planetruby/planet/blob/master/planet.ini
[3] https://viennarb.github.io