Hacktoberfest: 69 Beginner-Friendly Projects You Can Contribute To

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  • TypeScript

    TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that compiles to clean JavaScript output.

  • https://github.com/microsoft/TypeScript A superset of JavaScript that compiles to clean JavaScript output.

  • Moby

    The Moby Project - a collaborative project for the container ecosystem to assemble container-based systems

  • https://github.com/moby/moby A collaborative project for the container ecosystem to assemble container-based systems

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

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  • node

    Node.js JavaScript runtime ✨🐢🚀✨

  • https://github.com/nodejs/node An open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment. It executes JavaScript code outside of a browser.

  • rustfmt

    Format Rust code

  • https://github.com/rust-lang/rustfmt A tool for formatting Rust code according to style guidelines.

  • Clippy

    A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code. Book: https://doc.rust-lang.org/clippy/

  • https://github.com/rust-lang/rust-clippy A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code

  • faker

    A library for generating fake data such as names, addresses, and phone numbers. (by faker-ruby)

  • https://github.com/faker-ruby/faker A library for generating fake data such as names, addresses, and phone numbers.

  • JRuby

    JRuby, an implementation of Ruby on the JVM

  • https://github.com/jruby/jruby An implementation of Ruby on the JVM

  • 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.

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  • hyper

    An HTTP library for Rust (by hyperium)

  • https://github.com/hyperium/hyper An HTTP library for Rust

  • jabref

    Graphical Java application for managing BibTeX and biblatex (.bib) databases

  • https://github.com/JabRef/jabref Graphical Java application for managing BibTeX and biblatex (.bib) databases

  • Elasticsearch

    Free and Open, Distributed, RESTful Search Engine

  • https://github.com/elastic/elasticsearch Open Source, Distributed, RESTful Search Engine

  • Habitica

    A habit tracker app which treats your goals like a Role Playing Game.

  • https://github.com/HabitRPG/habitica An open source habit building program which treats your life like a Role Playing Game.

  • Cypress

    Fast, easy and reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser.

  • https://github.com/cypress-io/cypress Fast, easy and reliable testing for anything that runs in a browser.

  • httpexpect

    End-to-end HTTP and REST API testing for Go.

  • https://github.com/gavv/httpexpect End-to-end HTTP and REST API testing for Go.

  • Scrapy

    Scrapy, a fast high-level web crawling & scraping framework for Python.

  • https://github.com/scrapy/scrapy A fast high-level web crawling & scraping framework for Python.

  • Sinatra

    Classy web-development dressed in a DSL (official / canonical repo)

  • https://github.com/sinatra/sinatra A classy web-development dressed in a DSL (official / canonical repo)

  • apps-android-commons

    The Wikimedia Commons Android app allows users to upload pictures from their Android phone/tablet to Wikimedia Commons

  • https://github.com/commons-app/apps-android-commons The Wikimedia Commons Android app allows users to upload pictures from their Android phone/tablet to Wikimedia Commons

  • Mattermost

    Mattermost is an open source platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle..

  • https://github.com/mattermost/mattermost-server Open source Slack-alternative in Golang and React - Mattermost

  • hexagon

    Hexagon is a microservices toolkit written in Kotlin. Its purpose is to ease the building of services (Web applications or APIs) that run inside a cloud platform.

  • https://github.com/hexagonkt/hexagon A microservices toolkit written in Kotlin.

  • matplotlib

    matplotlib: plotting with Python

  • https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib A comprehensive library for creating static, animated, and interactive visualizations in Python.

  • strongbox

    Discontinued Strongbox is an artifact repository manager. (by strongbox)

  • https://github.com/strongbox/strongbox A modern OSS artifact repository manager.

  • chatwoot

    Open-source live-chat, email support, omni-channel desk. An alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Salesforce Service Cloud etc. 🔥💬

  • https://github.com/chatwoot/chatwoot Open-source live chat software, an alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Drift, Crisp etc.

  • Pandas

    Flexible and powerful data analysis / manipulation library for Python, providing labeled data structures similar to R data.frame objects, statistical functions, and much more

  • https://github.com/pandas-dev/pandas Flexible and powerful data analysis / manipulation library for Python, providing labeled data structures similar to R data.frame objects, statistical functions, and much more

  • cpalgorithms

    Algorithms and Techniques for competitive programming

  • https://github.com/namanvats/cpalgorithms Algorithms and Techniques for competitive programming

  • mypy

    Optional static typing for Python

  • https://github.com/python/mypy Optional static typing for Python 3 and 2 (PEP 484)

  • Data-Structures-and-Algorithms-in-cpp

    This repository is in development phase and will soon provide you with c++ code of various data structures and algorithms

  • https://github.com/amritansh22/Data-Structures-and-Algorithms-in-cpp This repository is in development phase and will soon provide you with c++ code of various data structures and algorithms

  • Matomo

    Empowering People Ethically with the leading open source alternative to Google Analytics that gives you full control over your data. Matomo lets you easily collect data from websites & apps and visualise this data and extract insights. Privacy is built-in. Liberating Web Analytics. Star us on Github? +1. And we love Pull Requests!

  • https://github.com/matomo-org/matomo The leading Free/Libre open analytics platform.

  • sirix

    SirixDB is an an embeddable, bitemporal, append-only database system and event store, storing immutable lightweight snapshots. It keeps the full history of each resource. Every commit stores a space-efficient snapshot through structural sharing. It is log-structured and never overwrites data. SirixDB uses a novel page-level versioning approach.

  • https://github.com/sirixdb/sirix A temporal, evolutionary database system, which uses an accumulate only approach.

  • phpMyAdmin

    A web interface for MySQL and MariaDB

  • https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin A web interface for MySQL and MariaDB

  • Gatsby

    The best React-based framework with performance, scalability and security built in.

  • https://github.com/gatsbyjs/gatsby A free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps

  • atrium

    A multiplatform expectation library for Kotlin

  • https://github.com/robstoll/atrium A multiplatform assertion library for Kotlin

  • Babel (Formerly 6to5)

    🐠 Babel is a compiler for writing next generation JavaScript.

  • https://github.com/babel/babel A compiler for writing next generation JavaScript.

  • Godot

    Godot Engine – Multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine

  • https://github.com/godotengine/godot Multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine

  • terraform

    Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve infrastructure. It is a source-available tool that codifies APIs into declarative configuration files that can be shared amongst team members, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned.

  • https://github.com/hashicorp/terraform An open source tool that codifies APIs into declarative configuration files that can be shared amongst team members, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned.

  • mocha

    ☕️ simple, flexible, fun javascript test framework for node.js & the browser

  • https://github.com/mochajs/mocha A simple, flexible, fun JavaScript test framework for Node.js & The Browser.

  • opsdroid

    🤖 An open source chat-ops bot framework

  • https://github.com/opsdroid/opsdroid An open source chat-ops bot framework

  • Vue.js

    This is the repo for Vue 2. For Vue 3, go to https://github.com/vuejs/core

  • https://github.com/vuejs/vue A progressive framework for building user interfaces.

  • moment

    Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in javascript.

  • https://github.com/moment/moment A JavaScript date library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates.

  • responsively-app

    A modified web browser that helps in responsive web development. A web developer's must have dev-tool.

  • https://github.com/responsively-org/responsively-app A modified web browser that helps in responsive web development. A web developer's must have dev-tool.

  • jest

    Delightful JavaScript Testing.

  • https://github.com/facebook/jest A delightful JavaScript Testing Framework with a focus on simplicity.

  • Next.js

    The React Framework

  • https://github.com/vercel/next.js The React Framework

  • react-native

    A framework for building native applications using React

  • https://github.com/facebook/react-native A framework that brings React's declarative UI framework to iOS and Android.

  • SaltStack

    Software to automate the management and configuration of any infrastructure or application at scale. Get access to the Salt software package repository here:

  • https://github.com/saltstack/salt Software to automate the management and configuration of any infrastructure or application at scale.

  • presto

    Discontinued Official repository of Trino, the distributed SQL query engine for big data, formerly known as PrestoSQL (https://trino.io) [Moved to: https://github.com/trinodb/trino] (by prestosql)

  • https://github.com/prestosql/presto A distributed SQL query engine for big data, under the auspices of the Presto Software Foundation.

  • nushell

    A new type of shell

  • https://github.com/nushell/nushell A new type of shell

  • projectm

    projectM - Cross-platform Music Visualization Library. Open-source and Milkdrop-compatible.

  • https://github.com/projectM-visualizer/projectm A cross-platform music visualization. Open-source and Milkdrop-compatible Resources

  • Servo

    Servo, the embeddable, independent, memory-safe, modular, parallel web rendering engine

  • https://github.com/servo/servo The Servo Browser Engine

  • plots2

    a collaborative knowledge-exchange platform in Rails; we welcome first-time contributors! :balloon:

  • https://github.com/publiclab/plots2 A collaborative knowledge-exchange platform in Rails; we welcome first-time contributors! balloon

  • tomorrow

    A small graphical calculator project. (by akiss-xyz)

  • https://github.com/noidawt/tomorrow A small graphical calculator project.

  • Visual Studio Code

    Visual Studio Code

  • https://github.com/microsoft/vscode Visual Studio Code

  • Flarum Core

    Simple forum software for building great communities. (by flarum)

  • https://github.com/flarum/core Simple forum software for building great communities.

  • pytest

    The pytest framework makes it easy to write small tests, yet scales to support complex functional testing

  • https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest A framework makes it easy to write small tests, yet scales to support complex functional testing

  • notebook

    Jupyter Interactive Notebook

  • https://github.com/jupyter/notebook Jupyter Interactive Notebook

  • Nextcloud

    ☁️ Nextcloud server, a safe home for all your data

  • https://github.com/nextcloud/server Nextcloud server, a safe home for all your data

  • Electron

    :electron: Build cross-platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • https://github.com/electron/electron A framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

  • Appwrite

    Build like a team of hundreds_

  • https://github.com/appwrite/appwrite An end-to-end backend server for Web, Mobile, Native, or Backend apps packaged as a set of Docker microservices.

  • kubernetes

    Production-Grade Container Scheduling and Management

  • https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes Production-Grade Container Scheduling and Management

  • Symfony

    The Symfony PHP framework

  • https://github.com/symfony/symfony An PHP web framework

  • zerocode

    A community-developed, free, opensource, automated testing framework for microservices APIs, Kafka(Data Streams) and Load testing. Zerocode Open Source enables you to create, change and maintain your automated test scenarios via simple JSON or YAML files. Visit documentation below:

  • https://github.com/authorjapps/zerocode A community-developed, free, open source, API automation and load testing framework built using JUnit core runners for Http REST, SOAP, Security, Database, Kafka and much more.

  • Ansible

    Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy and maintain. Automate everything from code deployment to network configuration to cloud management, in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems. https://docs.ansible.com.

  • https://github.com/ansible/ansible A radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy and maintain.

  • game-of-life

    Discontinued Conway's game of life web version!

  • https://github.com/TroyTae/game-of-life Conway's game of life web version!

  • PrestaShop

    PrestaShop is the universal open-source software platform to build your e-commerce solution.

  • https://github.com/PrestaShop/PrestaShop A fully scalable open source ecommerce solution.

  • mitmproxy

    An interactive TLS-capable intercepting HTTP proxy for penetration testers and software developers.

  • https://github.com/mitmproxy/mitmproxy An interactive TLS-capable intercepting HTTP proxy for penetration testers and software developers.

  • arviz

    Exploratory analysis of Bayesian models with Python

  • https://github.com/arviz-devs/arviz Exploratory analysis of Bayesian models with Python

  • roc-toolkit

    Real-time audio streaming over the network.

  • https://github.com/roc-streaming/roc-toolkit Real-time audio streaming over the network.

  • Zulip

    Zulip server and web application. Open-source team chat that helps teams stay productive and focused.

  • https://github.com/zulip/zulip A powerful, open source group chat application that combines the immediacy of real-time chat with the productivity benefits of threaded conversations.

  • NumPy

    The fundamental package for scientific computing with Python.

  • https://github.com/numpy/numpy The fundamental package for scientific computing with Python.

  • fastify

    Fast and low overhead web framework, for Node.js

  • https://github.com/fastify/fastify Fast and low overhead web framework, for Node.js

  • 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.

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