Posts in February, 2022

I've published a number of Open Source Python libraries, but none have seen as much buzz as Rich. Released in 2020, the Rich repo has 35,000 stars on Github. Since then I've released Textual (a work in progress) and Rich-CLI, both of which are on a similar trajectory as far as GitHub stars go.

In this post I'd like to lay out what I think contributed to the popularity of Rich, which you can hopefully apply to your own open source project(s).

Too the moon! You may start to see more Richified apps soon. Including Pip, which recently adopted Rich progress bars and more. continue reading…