I'd like to retrieve a list of popular plugins from WordPress.org using their API.
I know I can do something like this to get a specific plugin:
And that I can get back a list of plugins using something like this:
But I don't know how to get the popular plugins. I'm guessing it is something like:
I'd like to do this without using WordPress' (the software) Plugin API. This should be something I could type into a browser and get back the results (like one can with the above).