2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2010. That’s about 15 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 7 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 19 posts. There were 18 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was July 1st with 139 views. The most popular post that day was GORM and Hibernate’s session factory.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were grailstutorials.com, dzone.com, grails.org, observatoriodegrails.com, and pedrocorreia.net.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for handen en voeten geven, eclipse repository registry initialization, david hasselhoff, grails form validation, and initializing java tooling.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


GORM and Hibernate’s session factory July 2010


Grails remote jQuery form validation March 2010


Eclipse “Initializing Java Tooling” hangs June 2010


Separating and securing Grails controllers June 2010
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