Wow!! Awesome to see you here! Thank you for the kind words.
The couple of active forums we have here were actually all previously long time active apps of your site (I personally had been using it since early 1999). The connections, friendships, and information shared over these years is thanks to what you created. Thank you very much for all that you and Tamara did.
Of course you're welcome to help if you'd like to! :)
I think the original site might have been written in Perl but I'm not sure. The remake here is written in Java/Spring with the Thymeleaf template rendering engine. I've tried to keep the code's organization somewhat sane over the past 3 years, but there's definitely a ton of code "smell" everywhere. The code is open source on GitHub here: https://github.com/shamrice/discapp if you're interested in checking it out.
The original site was absolutely written in Perl. Bad Perl from before there were any frameworks. I sold YourWebApps.com to another fan and I actually helped him get it up and running. It only hosts... more