Open-source projects categorized as Free

Top 23 Free Open-Source Projects

  • public-apis

    A collective list of free APIs

  • Project mention: Building a Basic Forex Rate Assistant Using Agents for Amazon Bedrock | | 2024-04-29

    For inspirations on what type of agents I should build, I turned to the Public APIs GitHub repository which has a curated lists of free APIs. I narrowed my search for an API that does not require sign-up or an API key and returns useful information. I ultimately decided to use the Free Currency Exchange Rates API, which seemed promising upon some basic testing.

  • 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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  • build-your-own-x

    Master programming by recreating your favorite technologies from scratch.

  • Project mention: Ask HN: What are some books/resources where we can learn by building | | 2024-05-11


    I'm interested mainly in distributed systems, if you folks have any such recommendations I would really appreciate it

  • Rocket.Chat

    The communications platform that puts data protection first.

  • Project mention: Exploring the Top Open Source Projects of 2024: Innovations and Opportunities | | 2024-06-18

    Rocket.Chat is an open source communication platform that allows teams to collaborate in real-time. It supports text, voice, and video communication and integrates with various other tools and services. Learn more about Rocket.Chat on their website.

  • memos

    An open source, lightweight note-taking service. Easily capture and share your great thoughts.

  • Project mention: GitHub issues from top Open Source Golang Repositories that you should contribute to | | 2024-01-15

    Memos - customise max content length of memo

  • linkedin-skill-assessments-quizzes

    Full reference of LinkedIn answers 2023 for skill assessments (aws-lambda, rest-api, javascript, react, git, html, jquery, mongodb, java, Go, python, machine-learning, power-point) linkedin excel test lösungen, linkedin machine learning test LinkedIn test questions and answers

  • Project mention: Tell HN: The hiring platform is complete nonsense | | 2024-01-11

    Been spending a bunch of time trying to get on their hiring platform. After a bunch of surveys on soft skills, assessments for selected tech stacks are required to receive job opportunities.

    It seems like the assessment tests are written by a machine and/or scraped entirely from questions in online repositories.

    As an example, here's a screenshot of one of their nonsense questions for an Android assessment:

    Almost all the questions are like that. I also figured out that a bunch of the questions seem to be copied word for word from online repositories like

    Tried to speak to a person about all the issues which make taking an assessment impossible, and just got more bots.

    I'm sure many are looking for jobs, so figured this would save people a bunch of time.

  • Free-Certifications

    A curated list of free courses & certifications.

  • Project mention: 18 Must-Bookmark GitHub Repositories Every Developer Should Know | | 2024-02-12
  • Awesome-Linux-Software

    🐧 A list of awesome Linux softwares

  • Project mention: Good coding groups for black women? | | 2024-01-13


  • 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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  • typescript-book

    :books: The definitive guide to TypeScript and possibly the best TypeScript book :book:. Free and Open Source 🌹

  • Zulip

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

  • Project mention: Slack AI Training with Customer Data | | 2024-05-16

    To all the people asking about self-hosted alternatives, I can recommend zulip[0], and this article[1] explaining why.



  • stack-on-a-budget

    A collection of services with great free tiers for developers on a budget. Sponsored by Mockoon, the best mock API tool.

  • Project mention: Stack on a Budget | | 2024-04-21
  • startbootstrap-sb-admin-2

    A free, open source, Bootstrap admin theme created by Start Bootstrap

  • typescript-book

    The Concise TypeScript Book: A Concise Guide to Effective Development in TypeScript. Free and Open Source. (by gibbok)

  • Project mention: Using Next without TypeScript? | /r/nextjs | 2023-07-15 - Free e-book to learn typescript

  • thejsway

    The JavaScript Way book

  • BetterChatGPT

    An amazing UI for OpenAI's ChatGPT (Website + Windows + MacOS + Linux)

  • Project mention: Integra múltiples APIs de IA en una sola plataforma | | 2024-04-19
  • VvvebJs

    Drag and drop page builder library written in vanilla javascript without dependencies or build tools.

  • panel

    Pterodactyl® is a free, open-source game server management panel built with PHP, React, and Go. Designed with security in mind, Pterodactyl runs all game servers in isolated Docker containers while exposing a beautiful and intuitive UI to end users.

  • Project mention: PaperMC/Paper: The most widely used, high performance Minecraft server | | 2024-03-10
  • books

    Awesome Books (by learn-anything)

  • endless-sky

    Space exploration, trading, and combat game.

  • Project mention: Risking my life for an entire solar system of lentils | /r/Frugal_Jerk | 2023-12-11
  • Kavita

    Kavita is a fast, feature rich, cross platform reading server. Built with the goal of being a full solution for all your reading needs. Setup your own server and share your reading collection with your friends and family.

  • Project mention: Best .NET Core API project for learning? | /r/dotnet | 2023-12-04
  • wesnoth

    An open source, turn-based strategy game with a high fantasy theme.

  • Project mention: Low end Strategy games | /r/lowendgaming | 2023-12-08

    Official site Steam

  • ChatGPT

    OpenAI API Free Reverse Proxy (by PawanOsman)

  • Project mention: PawanOsman/ChatGPT: Access GPT-3.5.turbo for free via an API | | 2024-04-26

    Dedicated to JavaScript and its awesome community since 2015

  • Project mention: Can Git or any other VCS be used as a database instead of SQL/NoSQL ones? Have you ever seen such a thing? | /r/AskProgramming | 2023-12-07, the Organization that hosts free subdomains on the Domain, use a JSON/JavaScript file to keep track of all subdomains hosted under that domain. Again, people can ask for their subdomains to be added through PRs, and the maintainers get to use the PR approval process to verify the contribution and decide on whether to add or not:

  • css-animation-101

    Learn how to bring animation to your web projects

  • Project mention: List of awesome CSS frameworks, libraries and software | | 2024-05-28

    cssanimation/css-animation-101 - Learn how to bring animation to your web projects

  • SaaSHub

    SaaSHub - Software Alternatives and Reviews. SaaSHub helps you find the best software and product alternatives

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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).

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

Project Stars
1 public-apis 296,451
2 build-your-own-x 274,167
3 Rocket.Chat 39,187
4 memos 28,293
5 linkedin-skill-assessments-quizzes 28,234
6 Free-Certifications 23,155
7 Awesome-Linux-Software 21,520
8 typescript-book 20,528
9 Zulip 20,298
10 stack-on-a-budget 12,017
11 startbootstrap-sb-admin-2 9,705
12 typescript-book 8,293
13 thejsway 7,870
14 BetterChatGPT 7,748
15 VvvebJs 6,796
16 panel 6,239
17 books 5,584
18 endless-sky 5,488
19 Kavita 5,446
20 wesnoth 5,306
21 ChatGPT 5,192
22 5,135
23 css-animation-101 4,954

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