[QUOTE=DarthDigital;2744341]Amateur writing. Your usage is wrong. The word you want is “number” (not “amount”).
“The amount of active users…”
“The amount of registered developers…”
Your piece sounds as though it were written by a middle school student.[/QUOTE]
Impressive way to make friends on your first post here.
The word that comes to my mind upon reading your post is “sphincter.”