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Ghazi Khan
Ghazi Khan

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208 Downloads in a day for my First NPM Package

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I'm very happy and excited to share this with you all folks. I have published my first NPM Package for ReactJS to create forms with only a JSON array you pass and rest everything will be handled by the Form Component itself.

Its been only a day I published this package and it has 208 downloads which is a very big thing for me.

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Github repository also have got 5 stars till now. I request you guys to checkout this library and give your valuable feedback which will help me to enhance this library which can help lot of developers in their form handling.

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Congrats on making your first npm package! 🎉

Unfortunately @the.Aceix is correct, a lot of package downloads are due to bots.
See this reddit thread for more info.

I suggest looking at the "dependents" page in github. This shows you a approximate count of how many github repos use your package. But I don't think it includes gitlab users, and it definitely doesn't include users who haven't pushed to source control yet, so the number there might be lower than it actually is.

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I got unexpected high numbers on my day 1 too and I thought new packages they are downloaded by bots because there's no way that can happen. Doesn't even happen with YouTube

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Ghazi Khan • Edited

Yeah this may be a reason. Because this was very unexpected for me to see the numbers. I just have posted on and LinkedIn and it got so much downloads. At first i got confused then thought leave it just celebrate. :)

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Dani Tseiltin

I honestly agree! I swear the downloads on my NPM packages are not 100% legit, I feel like the stats calculations are just not accurate.

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Andrew Baisden

Congrats looking good!