Top 10 Arduino library authors @arduino @arduinolibs #arduino
Over 8 years ago I wrote an article about Arduino for Make: Magazine, later Adafruit manufacturedArduino’s in the USA for awhile when Arduino was 2 separate companies (we only worked with Arduino.cc) – during that entire time Adafruit has been one of the most active authors of Arduino libraries and still is to this day. It’s been about 10 years of writing, testing, and releasing open-source code for Arduino.
I poked around the JSON file and saw that the libraries are stored on Arduino’s servers, for example here’s one ours – Adafruit_NeoMatrix-1.0.0.zip, so that means there are some logs or stats somewhere that could also be displayed for the developers and community to know which libraries are downloaded the most, and which ones to make sure are updated and worked on if they are popular.
Arduino has the number of downloads of the IDE and users to the site, so this is something that arduino likely has and would be really useful for developers and the community. Image above is from Arduino Day 2018 (video).
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