On Thursday, April 26, I was part of The State of Evergreen talk, organized by Grace Dunbar, that also included sections by the dynamic combo of Kathy Lussier, Ben Hyman, and Tara Robertson. We opened the Evergreen 2012 conference and lead into the day's featured keynote speaker Mr. Jono Bacon (who, by the way, gave a good talk about community at an important time in Evergreen's growth).
My assigned mission was, with a time limit of 5 minutes, to give the audience an update on the progress in Evergreen development since the 2011 conference. Naturally, I turned to gource to generate a visualization of the changes committed to the Evergreen git repository since April 2011.
With the visualization running in the background, I ran over the following numbers (statistics is probably too strong of a word) with the audience...
State of Evergreen Development, 2012
Let’s go with Stats of Evergreen development
Over the past year, we have seen:
2209 commits from a total of 29 different authors (8 active core committers)
9 contributors outside of the core committer group with 5 or more commits:
Jason Stephenson - 48
Michael Peters - 26
Scott Prater - 20
Joseph Lewis - 19
James Fournie - 16
Robin Isard - 12
Liam Whalen - 6
Ben Shum - 6
Steven Callender - 5
One female contributor - Sarah Chodrow (More, please!)