Blog Software Smackdown: The Big 3 Reviewed

I’m not sure how up to date this article is, since they say the current version of Movable Type is 3.17. And I don’t think he acutally reviewed the spam control in MT, either. MT’s anti-spam mechanism is quite clever. I haven’t had a junk comment or trackback ping yet.
Blog Software Smackdown: The Big 3 Reviewed [Site Planning]
Many Web developers will scoff at the idea of using somebody else’s software. This is especially true when the software differs greatly from the specific needs a client has. However, when it comes to Weblog software, there’s little reason to fear using a pre-written package. Many of these packages have years of development work behind them; they were not thrown together over a weekend and are consistently stable.
Another good reason to use a pre-written package is the feature set. It would take any developer months to write from scratch every feature in today’s top Weblog software packages. For most of us, this is simply not a good use of our time. Besides, if you’re choosing to publish your writings on the Web, you’ll probably want to spend more time writing and less time coding.