NPM is now the top repository

Today NPM overtook Maven Central to become the module repository with most components.  It had previously overtaken RubyGems on June 4th.

Using the data from modulecounts.com we can see that NPM is growing twice as fast as Maven Central:

MC-smallNPM is also the youngest of these repositories:

Maven Central – 2002 – Wikipedia, Site.
Java –  1995 – Wikipedia, Site.

RubyGems – April 2009 – Wikipedia, Site.
Ruby – 1995 – Wikipedia, Site

NPM – 2011 – Wikipedia, Site.
Node.js – 2009 – Wikipedia, Site.

Thanks to the NPM folks and to Erik DeBill for modulecounts.com.

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