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About:

TrendsOverflow is a very simple website that displays the number of questions per day for the most popular programming languages from Stack Overflow.

I created this application because I wanted to compare the popularity of different languages. I tried to use Google Trends but sometimes Google mixes data from programming languages and non-programming languages. I thought that data from Stack Overflow would be more accurate than the popularity provided by Google Trends, so I decided to retrieve this information by myself. As I did not find any published website offering this information, I decided to develop this very simple application by myself.

Screenshot:

trends graph for css, django and javascript


Download / Install:

To use, just visit the website, trendsoverflow.educalleja.es, and enter your search terms.

Platform:

Only tested in Chrome. Let me know if you have any issues!

Contact:

Report any issue or comment in the TrendsOverflow GitHub repository.

Code:

Website wrote in Flask, Sqlite, SQLAlchemy.

Feel free to play with the code available at the GitHub repository.

Any contribution is welcome. Be aware that this is my first application developed in Flask, so if you have any comment or suggestion, feel free to contact me :)

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    Does not work with Firefox. Gives TypeError: fH.pc is not a function error for starters. – Brock Adams Feb 27 '16 at 18:48

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