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From Avi Kessner <akess...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Interesting stat from JetBrains
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:13:50 GMT
I can say that I keep wanting to try the jetbrains IDE but haven't found
the time to wrap my head around the different workflow.  From everything I
hear, once you get used to it, it's a superior IDE

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On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 2:10 PM, Alexander Doroshko <
alexander.doroshko@jetbrains.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm the author of that blog post.
> Marketing guys asked me not to give numbers, but I hope they do not read
> this mailing list :). So I can say that IntelliJ IDEA has several thousand
> of active ActionScript/Flex developers who agreed to send anonymous usage
> statistics to JetBrains and they run/debug Flash apps hundreds of thousands
> times a month.
> Unfortunately we do not know percentage of IntelliJ IDEA users who agree
> to send anonymous statistics. If it is 10% then we have tens of thousands
> of Flash developers, if it is 1% - there are hundreds of thousands of them
> (which I doubt :) ). So, assuming that this percentage is constant, we can
> only analyze trends.
> Just checked statistics for January 2013 - there's incredible 35% growth
> compared to December 2012!
> According to the feedback my personal opinion is that most of new users
> are not technology newbies, but they are looking for an alternative IDE.
> --
> Alexander Doroshko
> IntelliJ IDEA Flash Team Lead
> http://www.jetbrains.com
> "Develop with pleasure!"
> On 09.01.2013 22:06, Omar Gonzalez wrote:
>> It's nice to see it on the uprise, but there's no numbers. They could be
>> talking 10-20 users per month or thousands. Not to be a negative nancy but
>> I wonder what the actual numbers are.
>> -omar
>> On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, Nicholas Kwiatkowski wrote:
>>  They are seeing the use of Flash/Flex actually go up since the beginning
>>> of
>>> last year...
>>> http://blogs.jetbrains.com/**idea/2013/01/how-is-flash-**doing/<http://blogs.jetbrains.com/idea/2013/01/how-is-flash-doing/>
>>> It might be a fact that people are dumping FB, or it might be a sign that
>>> the community is getting stronger...  Either way, I'm glad that we are
>>> actually registering on their map ;)
>>> Does anybody know if Apache keeps stats as to the package downloads?
>>> -Nick

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