Open-source CMake projects categorized as CPP

Top 23 CMake CPP Projects

  • Vcpkg

    C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and MacOS

    Project mention: GitHub - microsoft/vcpkg: C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and MacOS | /r/u_Swizzle_Sir_Flickka | 2023-12-06
  • cmake-examples

    Useful CMake Examples

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • ModernCppStarter

    🚀 Kick-start your C++! A template for modern C++ projects using CMake, CI, code coverage, clang-format, reproducible dependency management and much more.

  • CPM.cmake

    📦 CMake's missing package manager. A small CMake script for setup-free, cross-platform, reproducible dependency management.

    Project mention: My (Herb Sutter's) C++ Now 2023 talk is online: “A TypeScript for C++” | | 2023-08-14

    This is true for almost all projects but things are getting better. I use CPM for a couple of years now and get the experience desired

  • ios-cmake

    A CMake toolchain file for iOS, macOS, watchOS & tvOS C/C++/Obj-C++ development

  • cmake-init

    The missing CMake project initializer

    Project mention: CMake install schema for single- and multi-config generators | /r/cpp | 2023-12-06 This is how you do CMake properly. If you deviate from its install rules you are highly likely to do something wrong.

  • corrosion

    Marrying Rust and CMake - Easy Rust and C/C++ Integration!

    Project mention: Learn WebGPU | | 2023-04-27

    With reference to the section on how difficult it is to build wpgu-native and how you basically have to use a precompiled binary, there appears to be an easier way to integrate a Cargo library into a CMake project:

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • cpp-project

    Boiler plate template for C++ projects, with CMake, Doctest, Travis CI, Appveyor, Github Actions and coverage reports.

  • project_options

    A general-purpose CMake library that provides functions that improve the CMake experience following the best practices.

    Project mention: CMake+Conan2 project template example repositories? | /r/cpp | 2023-04-15

    I had been using the project_options repository to bootstrap most of my CMake repositories, but it appears like this is not able to handle Conan2 (due to the usage cmake-conan, on a pre-2.0-compatible version of that repo).

  • cmake-git-version-tracking

    Embed Git metadata in a C/C++ compatible static library using CMake (e.g. commit ID, author, date, and message).

  • NovusCore

    A modern take on MMO Engine design and architecture.

  • GLFW-CMake-starter

    Use CMake to create a project with GLFW - Multi-platform Windows, Linux and MacOS.

  • Observe

    📣 Hey listen! A simple general-purpose event-listener system for C++17.

  • asap

    A modern cmake starter project for C++ with a complete build lifecycle, testing, dependency management, etc. Portable across Linux, OS X and Windows. (by abdes)

    Project mention: File and folder structuring conventions | /r/cpp | 2023-04-20

    Check it at GitHub

  • cmake-embed

    CMake script for embedding resources in binaries.

  • CppCMakeVcpkgTemplate

    A template project to build a C++/CMake/vcpkg based projects with IDE and GitHub Actions. Build is sped up with caching of artifacts.

  • StaticTypeInfo

    🏀 Up your type-game. A small C++ library for compile-time type names and type indices.

  • flextool

    C++ compile-time programming (serialization, reflection, code modification, enum to string, better enum, enum to json, extend or parse language, etc.)

  • tolc

    A bindings compiler for C++

  • QtWindowsCMake

    💻 CMake macro to deploy and create installer for Qt application on windows.

  • asm-dom-cmake

    Virtual dom for C++ using asm-dom and cmake

  • asap-textwrap

    Text wrapper and column formatter for C++.

    Project mention: Modern C++ library for text wrapping and formatting | /r/cpp | 2023-04-17
  • vcpkg-cmake-integration

    Vcpkg autoinstaller for CMake: Fetch Vcpkg (with versioning), bootstrap Vcpkg, install packages from `vcpkg.json`-manifest or individually from within CMake

    Project mention: CMake and Linking External libraries is a kick in the nuts if i've ever seen it. | /r/cpp | 2023-05-03

    Did you define sdl main function? also are you running vcpkg system-wide or do you have pinned version? ( ie. )

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-12-06.

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What are some of the best open-source CPP projects in CMake? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Vcpkg 21,009
2 cmake-examples 11,773
3 ModernCppStarter 3,940
4 CPM.cmake 2,462
5 ios-cmake 1,741
6 cmake-init 1,670
7 corrosion 895
8 cpp-project 583
9 project_options 311
10 cmake-git-version-tracking 178
11 NovusCore 158
12 GLFW-CMake-starter 131
13 Observe 122
14 asap 112
15 cmake-embed 89
16 CppCMakeVcpkgTemplate 74
17 StaticTypeInfo 63
18 flextool 38
19 tolc 37
20 QtWindowsCMake 26
21 asm-dom-cmake 26
22 asap-textwrap 23
23 vcpkg-cmake-integration 16
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