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Top 23 Community Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo freeCodeCamp's open-source codebase and curriculum. Learn to code for free.

    Project mention: Who creates the curriculum on freecodecamp? | | 2021-10-26

    If you would like to be part of the community that builds freeCodeCamp, you can check out

  • GitHub repo first-contributions

    🚀✨ Help beginners to contribute to open source projects

    Project mention: For aspiring programmers looking for real-world experience of working in a team using Github we made a tool to help you close your first issue. | | 2021-11-03

    Maybe I missed something but I fail to see how this is different from First Contributions.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo forem

    For empowering community 🌱

    Project mention: Ruby Script to Find Local Branches with Deleted Remotes | | 2021-12-02

    In the Forem codebase we use a Squash and Merge. Prior to joining Forem, I was accustomed to the Create a Merge Commit strategy.

  • GitHub repo learn-anything

    Organize world's knowledge, explore connections and curate learning paths

    Project mention: Ask HN: What is your current side-project? | | 2021-06-01

    Recently it was mostly updating my wiki (

    Now, it's working on and picking it up again.

  • GitHub repo nodeBB

    Node.js based forum software built for the modern web

    Project mention: Please stop closing forums and moving people to Discord | | 2021-09-16

    I've not tried but this has been on my radar for years: a forum than runs on Node - NodeBB

  • GitHub repo lemonade-stand

    A handy guide to financial support for open source

    Project mention: Getting paid | | 2021-09-18

    Nadia Eghbal has written on making a living from FOSS as well.

  • GitHub repo ideas

    💡 Looking for inspiration for your next open source project? Or perhaps you've got a brilliant idea you can't wait to share with others? Open Source Ideas is a community built specifically for this! 👋

    Project mention: In need of ideas | | 2021-08-19

    You may look at this Telegram channel with software ideas. And the open source ideas.

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo Flarum Core

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

  • GitHub repo Vanilla Forums

    Vanilla is a powerfully simple discussion forum you can easily customize to make as unique as your community.

    Project mention: Use forums rather than Slack/Discord to support developer community | | 2021-11-08

    (Not sure if the latest version supports digest emails though)

  • GitHub repo hackclub

    🏫 Hack Club is a nonprofit network of computer science clubs where members learn to code through tinkering and building projects

    Project mention: Ask HN: Who is hiring? (December 2021) | | 2021-12-01

    Hack Club | Events Designer & Tech Lead |

    Did your parents find it hard to pull you away from the computer as a teenager? Wasn't it hard to find friends who shared your interest? Do you enjoy building cool things?

    We're an open-source building the most incredible community for teenagers into technology and we want YOU to help make it the best place to be a teenager on the internet. We're hiring a small team in Vermont to help build what you wish you had as a kid.

    This summer, we chartered a train across America and hosted the world's longest hackathon on board. Watch our 6-minute video to meet some Hack Clubbers and get a taste of the projects you’d be working on:

    Be on the ground floor of something reaching a lot of people:

      $ ssh

  • GitHub repo integration

    HACS gives you a powerful UI to handle downloads of all your custom needs.

    Project mention: Can Homebridge compete with HomeAssistant with automation and routines? | | 2021-10-31

    If you're up for it, definitely check out HACS (Home Assistant Community Store). There are more add-ons than what's advertised on the home assistant integration page and you'll find some for the exact gear you listed.

  • GitHub repo

    The Community Portal.

    Project mention: Examples of large(ish) laravel web applications? | | 2021-11-19

    Hi everyone, what are some examples of large(ish) web applications written in laravel not written by people affiliated with the laravel community (ie: not It doesn't have to be open source. Just links to websites/companies that use laravel.

  • GitHub repo Aurora

    Unified lighting effects across multiple brands and various games.

    Project mention: What's stopping you from getting a Razer keyboard now? | | 2021-11-30

    You can get this working with either Aurora or Artemis and a Chroma plugin on any RGB Logitech keyboard (and many others too). I personally switched to Artemis, as it's more popular project nowadays, but a bit less user-friendly than Aurora.

  • GitHub repo 24pullrequests

    :christmas_tree: Giving back to open source for the holidays

    Project mention: Have fun, and contribute to Open Source, with 24 Pull Requests! 🎁 | | 2021-12-03

    If you're reading this on DEV, the chances are that you're already familiar with how to contribute to an open source project. If not, there are a bunch of articles and resources collected together on the web page. You can also ask questions via GitHub Discussions or on Gitter, if you're not sure about something.

  • GitHub repo ALL-about-RSS

    A list of RSS related stuff: tools, services, communities and tutorials, etc.

    Project mention: Is using a host necessary? | | 2021-08-11

    heres a github Repo that will give you a really good idea of what RSS is, how it works, and how to host one. there is a really good section on podcast specific stuff.

  • GitHub repo awesome-discord-communities

    A curated list of awesome Discord communities for programmers

    Project mention: Ask HN: Is there any discord where systems programmers hang out? | | 2021-09-20

    Waiting for answers but here is what I Googled:

  • GitHub repo decidim

    The participatory democracy framework. A generator and multiple gems made with Ruby on Rails

    Project mention: Letta in conferenza stampa ha esortato "lagentedisinistra" ad iscriversi al versione del pd del portale Russò (TM) - questo ha il codice su github - | | 2021-10-18
  • GitHub repo not-yet-awesome-rust

    A curated list of Rust code and resources that do NOT exist yet, but would be beneficial to the Rust community.

    Project mention: What sort of mature, open-source libraries do you feel Rust should have but currently lacks? | | 2021-11-01

    Aside from that, there's always Not-Yet-Awesome Rust. (Check the issues too. The README is lagging behind.)

  • GitHub repo orbit-model

    A framework for building high gravity communities 🪐

    Project mention: Measuring Developer Relations | | 2021-08-15

    Number of Orbit level 1 users

  • GitHub repo Contribute-To-This-Project

    This project is waiting for your contribution. If you have never contributed code on GitHub before, this is the project to get you started.

    Project mention: How to Fork a Repo on GitHub using your Mobile Device | | 2021-07-26

    Obviously, Duh! You don't want to just fork any repo out there (except you are a random repo collector). So open your mobile browser (I’m using Firefox), log in to your GitHub account and search for a repo that you like. For me, I chose Contribute to this Project by @Syknapse which is a good place to start if you are a beginner and want to learn how to contribute to open source.

  • GitHub repo Kontalk

    Kontalk official Android client

    Project mention: Has anyone used kontalk before? | | 2021-11-15

    It doesn't support OMEMO (the Signal-based end-to-end encryption protocol used by most XMPP apps today) (kontalk/androidclient#132)

  • GitHub repo Satellity

    Yet another open source forum written in Golang, React and PostgreSQL.

  • GitHub repo communities

    Library of community detection algorithms and visualization tools

    Project mention: I made a graph neural network specifically for graphs with community structure | | 2021-06-28

    I made a tool for plotting graphs with community structure. You can check it out here.

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 2021-12-03.

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

Project Stars
1 freeCodeCamp 335,920
2 first-contributions 21,746
3 forem 18,315
4 learn-anything 13,484
5 nodeBB 12,266
6 lemonade-stand 6,500
7 ideas 5,689
8 Flarum Core 5,357
9 Vanilla Forums 2,451
10 hackclub 2,134
11 integration 2,072
12 1,979
13 Aurora 1,661
14 24pullrequests 1,411
15 ALL-about-RSS 1,282
16 awesome-discord-communities 1,264
17 decidim 1,034
18 not-yet-awesome-rust 956
19 orbit-model 744
20 Contribute-To-This-Project 678
21 Kontalk 551
22 Satellity 519
23 communities 456
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