The popularity rating of sidekiq 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 111305426 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for sidekiq over at mperham/sidekiq has got 6218 watchers and 1085 forks, resulting in a Github score of 12.44 Now, the gem sidekiq has got 8018474 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for sidekiq
12.44 watchers & forks * 100% = 12.45%
99.99 top score
8018474 total downloads * 100% = 7.20%
111305426 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 10 Rubyists use sidekiq

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