WordPress Plugin Info Plugin
I’ve been playing around with the WordPress Plugin Info Plugin for the last couple of days and have implemented it on MyWordPress.
Basically this plugin pulls information regarding a specific plugin that is hosted on the WordPress directory.
Theres a vast array of info that can be called back by specifying the slug of the plugin when writing a post,you simply enter the plugin slug hit the show link and the shortcode is inserted into your post.
As an example taking the Plugin Info plugin you can do this
All the available options can be found over at Ludicrous
The information is updated hourly using the WordPress cron job.