The popularity rating of Geocoder explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 30890 watchers and 12525 forks, resulting in a Github score of 99.99 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 105026890 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Geocoder over at alexreisner/geocoder has got 3905 watchers and 801 forks, resulting in a Github score of 8.46 Now, the gem geocoder has got 3807710 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Geocoder
8.46 watchers & forks * 100% = 8.46%
99.99 top score
3807710 total downloads * 100% = 3.62%
105026890 top score
The average of those two values results in the score:


So, assuming everyone is using the most popular projects,
roughly one out of 14 Rubyists use Geocoder

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