The popularity rating of Sprockets explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25501 watchers and 10025 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68644258 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Sprockets over at sstephenson/sprockets has got 2590 watchers and 389 forks, resulting in a Github score of 6.27 Now, the gem sprockets has got 31030814 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Sprockets
6.27 watchers & forks * 100% = 6.00%
100.00 top score
31030814 total downloads * 100% = 45.20%
68644258 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 3 Rubyists use Sprockets

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