If you'd asked me how the month of April was, I'd answer: is that month over already? I flew from Belgium to California, from California to Massachusetts, and then back to Belgium. The month was over before it started. And what about the web site? Did it suffer from the Easter holidays? Let's take a look:
Last year, I collected 12 hats in StackOverflow's Winter Bash. This year, I have 15 hats:
I could get some more, for instance by deleting one of my own answers, or by doing complicated things such as voting to close a question, edit the question, and then reopen the question, but I'm not that obsessed by those hats ;-)
I collect hats because it's fun ;-)
Wow, the web site has broken all records in 2014, but before we dive into the numbers for the whole year, let's take a look at the heartbeat of the web site in December:
No surprises there: we clearly see the expected dip during the holidays.
Last year, I posted a blog post called MMxiii: Memorable Moments '13. A similar blog post has already been published for iText: MMxiv: Memorable Moments '14, and although iText consumes more than 90% of our personal life, let's take a look what 2014 had in store for us personally.
In January, we became home-owners in the US. After a long real-estate hunt, we finally found ourselves a nice little condo in the heart of Silicon Valley:
I am so busy lately, I almost forgot to look at the Google Analytics results for November:
I wasn't even aware that we had broken a record: we had an average of 4,845 visits a day, which is more than the previous record dating from May: