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11 November 2019

piwheels stats 2019Q2

In the period of April – June 2019, 1,681,550 packages were downloaded from piwheels, bringing the total to 9,384,908. This has saved 24 years 8 months in the period, and 94 years 1 month in total!

Each month had over 500,000 downloads :

which saved around 8 years:

9 April had the highest number of downloads with 23,719.

The top 10 downloads were:

  1. pycparser (242,475)
  2. tensorflow (46,592)
  3. MarkupSafe (38,233)
  4. future (35,954)
  5. opencv-python (33,262)
  6. paho-mqtt (30,222)
  7. aiohttp (28,105)
  8. PyYAML (27,831)
  9. RPi.GPIO (25,723)
  10. voluptuous-serialize (25,465)

Raspbian still dominates usage with over 94%:

armv7l (Pi 2/3 platform) is still a majority architecture with over 88% usage, with armv6l (Pi 1/Zero) taking just 8.5%. The combined Arm architecture takes over 91% of all usage:

Python version usage changes more over time. As Q2 ended before the release of Raspbian Buster (bringing Python 3.7), Stretch’s 3.5 still shows dominance with nearly 3/4 of the share of downloads, leaving 3.7 trailing behind even 2.7:

This was a reasonably quiet period due to piwheels builders being out-of-action for most of the period, as detailed in these posts.

Author: Ben Nuttall Tags: stats