The year 2012 is coming to an end, and 2013 is waiting around the corner. It’s time for a quick recap of some of the best and most interesting posts we’ve published this year. This is of course just a small percentage of all the posts we’ve produced this year, so you may very well have missed some of them, especially if you’re not a regular reader.
Here’s our selection in chronological order. We had fun writing them, so we hope you enjoy reading them.
- Web server software NGINX is now bigger than Microsoft IIS
- Forecasting NGINX and IIS web server software growth in 2012
- Almost 8 new Internet users added worldwide every second (infographic)
- If aliens invade from space, don’t count on Asus to help
- Linux is the world’s fastest growing desktop OS – up 64% in 9 months
- Testing the speed of comment systems for blogs
- The single-atom transistor is here – the amazing evolution of microprocessors (infographic)
- It’s time to (finally) kill the SIM card
- How the Apache HTTP web server stays secure (interview)
- WordPress completely dominates top 100 blogs
- 10 questions about web performance – Jeremy Keith at Clearleft
- IRC is dead, long live IRC
- Tracing the origin of Apple’s iPhone to 1979
- Putting Facebook’s 900 million users into perspective (infographic)
- 75% of top 10k websites served by open source software
- The Social Drop-Off
- The 20 most valuable tech companies
- The Web loves jQuery, and here are the numbers to prove it
- The US hosts 43% of the world’s top 1 million websites
- How popular is Varnish? (Plus words from its creator)
- Twitter tools used by the world’s top brands
- The incredible story of the first PC, from 1965
- Report: Social network demographics in 2012
- The state of Linux (infographic)
Thanks for reading, and we hope you’ll have a great 2013. Happy New Year!
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