The popularity rating of Gherkin explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29590 watchers and 12012 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 92962553 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Gherkin over at cucumber/gherkin has got 348 watchers and 222 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.03 Now, the gem gherkin has got 10872007 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Gherkin
2.03 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.63%
100.00 top score
10872007 total downloads * 100% = 11.70%
92962553 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 Gherkin

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