|By||http://e27.cohttp://e27.sg/2012/12/04/qiita-japans-wiki-for-programmers-hits-10k-registered-users/||| Dec 4, 2012 | Asia|
Increment Inc., the company behind Japan’s Wiki for programmers, Qiita, announced that their service today crossed 10,000 registered members. Launched on September 16 a year ago, Qiita has been growing steadily with the number of monthly unique visitors reaching 150,000 in Japan.
According to The White paper on the IT Human Resources published by Information-technology Promotion Agency in Japan, there are approximately 400,000 programmers in Japan. This includes application specialists, software development and IT specialists. Qiita’s 10,000 registered users and 150,000 monthly unique visitors puts it as one of the largest online programmer communities in Japan.
Increment Inc. noted that about 46 percent of Qiita’s registered users are also GitHub users and estimated that its visitors accounts for about 40 percent of the Japanese programmer community.
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