A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on dev.to

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    A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev

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  • Mocky

    Discontinued Generate custom HTTP responses, the simpler way to test your Web Services [Moved to: https://github.com/MockyAbstract/Mocky] (by julien-lafont)

  • Mocky - A simple web app to generate custom HTTP responses for mocking HTTP requests. Also available as open source.

  • 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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  • public-apis

    A collective list of free APIs

  • Public-Apis Github Repo — A list of free public APIs.

  • checkov

    Prevent cloud misconfigurations and find vulnerabilities during build-time in infrastructure as code, container images and open source packages with Checkov by Bridgecrew.

  • Bridgecrew — Infrastructure as code (IaC) security powered by the open source tool - Checkov. The core Bridgecrew platform is free for up to 50 IaC resources.

  • CloudIntel

    This repo contains IOC, malware and malware analysis associated with Public cloud

  • Public Cloud Threat Intelligence — High confidence Indicator of Compromise(IOC) targeting public cloud infrastructure, A portion is available on github (https://github.com/unknownhad/AWSAttacks). Full list is available via API

  • Tutanota makes encryption easy

    Tuta is an email service with a strong focus on security and privacy that lets you encrypt emails, contacts and calendar entries on all your devices.

  • Tutanota - Free secure email account service provider with built-in end-to-end encryption, no ads, no tracking. Free 1GB storage. Which is also partially open source, so you can self-host.

  • localtunnel

    expose yourself

  • localtunnel — Expose locally running servers over a tunnel to a public URL. Free hosted version, and open source.

  • 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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  • pencil

    The Pencil Project's unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

  • Pencil - Open source design tool using Electron.

  • Zulip

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

  • Zulip — Real-time chat with a unique email-like threading model. The free plan includes 10,000 messages of search history and File storage up to 5 GB. also, it provides a self-hostable open-source version.

  • zitadel

    ZITADEL - The best of Auth0 and Keycloak combined. Built for the serverless era.

  • ZITADEL Cloud — A turnkey user and access management that works for you and supports multi-tenant (B2B) use cases. Free for up to 25,000 authenticated requests, with all security features (no paywall for OTP, Passwordless, Policies, and so on).

  • examples

    Your one-stop-shop to try Xata out. From packages to apps, whatever you need to get started. (by xataio)

  • xata.io - Xata is a serverless database with built-in powerful search and analytics. One API, multiple type-safe client libraries, and optimized for your development workflow. The free-forever tier is sufficient for hobby developers which comes with three units of Xata, please refer to the website for unit definition.

  • TinyMCE

    The world's #1 JavaScript library for rich text editing. Available for React, Vue and Angular

  • TinyMCE - rich text editing API. Core features are free for unlimited usage.

  • curriculum

    The open curriculum for learning web development

  • The Odin Project - Free, open-source platform with a curriculum focused on JavaScript and Ruby for web development.

  • 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.

  • terraform.io — Terraform Cloud. Free remote state management and team collaboration for up to 500 resources.

  • svix-webhooks

    The enterprise-ready webhooks service 🦀

  • Svix - Webhooks as a Service. Send up to 50,000 messages/month for free.

  • sublime_text

    Issue tracker for Sublime Text

  • Sublime Text - Sublime Text is a popular, versatile, and highly customizable text editor used for coding and text editing tasks.

  • sanity

    Sanity Studio – Rapidly configure content workspaces powered by structured content

  • Sanity.io - Platform for structured content with an open-source editing environment and a real-time hosted data store. Unlimited projects. Unlimited admin users, three non-admin users, two datasets, 500K API CDN requests, 10GB bandwidth, and 5GB assets included for free per project.

  • purchases-ios

    In-app purchases and subscriptions made easy. Support for iOS, watchOS, tvOS, macOS, and visionOS.

  • RevenueCat — Hosted backend for in-app purchases and subscriptions (iOS and Android). Free up to $2.5k/mo in tracked revenue.

  • Pulumi

    Pulumi - Infrastructure as Code in any programming language. Build infrastructure intuitively on any cloud using familiar languages 🚀

  • Pulumi — Modern infrastructure as a code platform that allows you to use familiar programming languages and tools to build, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure.

  • plasmic

    Visual builder for React. Build apps, websites, and content. Integrate with your codebase.

  • Plasmic - A fast, easy-to-use, robust web design tool and page builder that integrates into your codebase. Build responsive pages or complex components; optionally extend with code; and publish to production sites and apps.

  • Netdata

    The open-source observability platform everyone needs

  • netdata.cloud — Netdata is an open-source tool to collect real-time metrics. It's a growing product and can also be found on GitHub!

  • NodeJs-Cucumber-Selenium

    Run test automation on cloud with Cucumber.js and LambdaTest. This is a sample repo to help you execute Cucumber.js framework based test scripts in parallel with LambdaTest automation testing cloud

  • lambdatest.com — Manual, visual, screenshot, and automated browser testing on selenium and cypress, free for Open Source

  • intellij-plugins

    Open-source plugins included in the distribution of IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate and other IDEs based on the IntelliJ Platform

  • jetbrains.com — Productivity tools, IDEs and deploy tools (aka IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, etc). Free license for students, teachers, Open Source and user groups.

  • ip2location-io-php

    IP2Location.IO PHP SDK allows user to query for an enriched data set based on IP address and provides WHOIS lookup api that helps users to obtain domain information.

  • IP2Location.io — Freemium, fast and reliable IP geolocation API to determine geolocation data like city, coordinates, ISP, etc. The free plan is available with 30k credits per month. Subscribe to paid plans for more advanced features or contact us for a personalized plan.

  • ip2location-go

    Use IP2Location geolocation database to lookup the geolocation information with IP2Location Go Package. It can be used to determine country, region, city, coordinates, zip code, time zone, ISP, domain name, connection type, area code, weather, MCC, MNC, mobile brand name, elevation, usage type, address type and IAB category that any IP address or hostname originates from.

  • IP2Location — Freemium IP geolocation service. LITE database is available for free download. Import the database in the server and perform a local query to determine the city, coordinates, and ISP information.

  • inspector-symfony

    Connect your Symfony application to Inspector.

  • inspector.dev - A complete Real-Time monitoring dashboard in less than one minute with a free forever tier.

  • influxdb3-python

    Python module that provides a simple and convenient way to interact with InfluxDB 3.0.

  • InfluxDB — Timeseries database, free up to 3MB/5 minutes writes, 30MB/5 minutes reads and 10,000 cardinalities series

  • hook0

    Open-source webhook server that helps you provide webhooks to your users. It handles for you a great amount of features that are usually tedious to (re)implement.

  • Hook0 - Hook0 is an open-source Webhooks-as-a-service (WaaS) that makes it easy for online products to provide webhooks. Dispatch up to 3,000 events/month with seven days of history retention for free.

  • Incoming

    Incoming! helps you receive email in your Rack apps.

  • honeybadger.io - Exception, uptime, and cron monitoring. Free for small teams and open-source projects (12,000 errors/month).

  • GoatCounter

    Easy web analytics. No tracking of personal data.

  • GoatCounterGoatCounter is an open-source web analytics platform available as a hosted service (free for non-commercial use) or self-hosted app. It aims to offer easy-to-use and meaningful privacy-friendly web analytics as an alternative to Google Analytics or Matomo. The free tier is for non-commercial use and includes unlimited sites, six months of data retention, and 100k pageviews/month.

  • gitpod

    The developer platform for on-demand cloud development environments to create software faster and more securely.

  • GitPod — Instant, ready-to-code dev environments for GitHub projects. The free tier includes 50 hours/month.

  • gitbook

    The open source frontend for GitBook doc sites

  • GitBook — Platform for capturing and documenting technical knowledge — from product docs to internal knowledge bases and APIs. Free plan for individual developers.

  • Gatsby

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

  • GatsbyjsCMS - Gatsby is the fast and flexible framework that makes building websites with any CMS, API, or database fun again. Build and deploy headless websites that drive more traffic, convert better, and earn more revenue!

  • Filestash

    🦄 A modern web client for SFTP, S3, FTP, WebDAV, Git, Minio, LDAP, CalDAV, CardDAV, Mysql, Backblaze, ...

  • Filestash — A Dropbox-like file manager that connects to a range of protocols and platforms: S3, FTP, SFTP, Minio, Git, WebDAV, Backblaze, LDAP and more.

  • cosmic-sdk-swift

    A pure Swift interpretation of the Cosmic JavaScript SDK for use in Swift and SwiftUI projects.

  • Cosmic — Headless CMS and API toolkit. Free personal plans for developers.

  • Codename One

    Cross-platform framework for building truly native mobile apps with Java or Kotlin. Write Once Run Anywhere support for iOS, Android, Desktop & Web.

  • codenameone.com — Open source, cross-platform, mobile app development toolchain for Java/Kotlin developers. Free for commercial use with an unlimited number of projects

  • codeium.el

    Free, ultrafast Copilot alternative for Emacs

  • Codeium — Codeium is a free AI-powered code completion tool. It supports over 20+ programming languages (Python, JavaScript, Java, TypeScript, PHP, C/C++, Go, etc.) and integrates with all significant standalone and web IDEs.

  • flow-pipeline

    A set of tools and examples to run a flow-pipeline (sFlow, NetFlow)

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  • bytebase

    The GitLab/GitHub for database DevOps. World's most advanced database DevOps and CI/CD for Developer, DBA and Platform Engineering teams.

  • bytebase.com — Database CI/CD and DevOps. Free under 20 users and ten database instances

  • authgear-sdk-js

    Authgear authentication SDK for Single Page Applications (SPA) and JavaScript websites

  • Authgear - Bring Passwordless, OTPs, 2FA, SSO to your apps in minutes. All Front-end included. Free up to 5000 MAUs.

  • appsmith

    Platform to build admin panels, internal tools, and dashboards. Integrates with 25+ databases and any API.

  • appsmith — Low code project to build admin panels, internal tools, and dashboards. Integrates with 15+ databases and any API.

  • activepieces

    Your friendliest open source all-in-one automation tool ✨ Workflow automation tool 100+ integration / Enterprise automation tool / Zapier Alternative

  • Activepieces - Build automation flows to connect several apps together in your app's backend. For example, send a Slack message or add a Google Sheet row when an event fires in your app. Free up to 5,000 tasks per month.

  • wit

    Natural Language Interface for apps and devices

  • wit.ai — NLP for developers.

  • windmill

    Open-source developer platform to turn scripts into workflows and UIs. Fastest workflow engine (5x vs Airflow). Open-source alternative to Airplane and Retool.

  • windmill.dev - Windmill is an open-source developer platform to quickly build production-grade multi-step automation and internal apps from minimal Python and Typescript scripts. As a free user, you can create and be a member of at most three non-premium workspaces.

  • webstudio

    🖌 Webstudio Visual Builder

  • Webstudio -- Open-source alternative to Webflow. The free plan offers unlimited websites on their domain. Five websites with custom domains. Ten thousand page views/month. 2 GB asset storage.

  • warrant

    Warrant is a highly scalable, centralized authorization service based on Google Zanzibar, used for defining, querying, and auditing application authorization models and access control rules.

  • Warrant — Hosted enterprise-grade authorization and access control service for your apps. The free tier includes 1 million monthly API requests and 1,000 authz rules.

  • wandb

    🔥 A tool for visualizing and tracking your machine learning experiments. This repo contains the CLI and Python API.

  • Weights & Biases — The developer-first MLOps platform. Build better models faster with experiment tracking, dataset versioning, and model management. Free tier for personal projects only, with 100 GB of storage included.

  • 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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