Hands on with the most starred github repositories.

Recently I started to collect all the available metadata (name, number of stars, forks, watchers, etc.) from the most popular GitHub repositories. I chose the “number of stargazers” as a measure of popularity. This metric is by no means perfect, but at least should have a strong positive correlation.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.sourced.tech/post/github_stars/