Tumblr architecture?
August 18, 2010 10:03 PM   Subscribe

In what programming language and language framework is Tumblr written?

My wild guess would be Ruby on Rails, but I have no idea. Does anybody know for sure what Tumblr uses?
posted by mnemonic to Computers & Internet (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Looks like PHP (plus various backend stuff), based on who they're hiring.
posted by caaaaaam at 10:17 PM on August 18, 2010

That may be right. Also, I cracked up at the last bullet point on that page, "We'll offer you: An interview without math puzzles or brain teasers."
posted by mnemonic at 10:27 PM on August 18, 2010

It's PHP. Here's a blog entry by their lead developer about the framework they use(d).
posted by also at 7:44 PM on August 19, 2010

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