The popularity rating of hoptoad_notifier explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25467 watchers and 10010 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68482279 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for hoptoad_notifier over at thoughtbot/hoptoad_notifier has got 438 watchers and 109 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.39 Now, the gem hoptoad_notifier has got 1045329 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for hoptoad_notifier
1.39 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.30%
100.00 top score
1045329 total downloads * 100% = 1.53%
68482279 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 50 Rubyists use hoptoad_notifier

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