Top 23 Free Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo build-your-own-x

    🤓 Build your own (insert technology here)

    Project mention: How to deal with no inspiration? | | 2022-01-18

    Either work through problem sets like or choose one thing from .

  • GitHub repo Rocket.Chat

    The communications platform that puts data protection first.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Safest place for young kids to chat to friends online? | | 2022-01-11

    At one point I seriously considered self-hosting a Rocket Chat [1] instance for very similar reasons. It seems to have a good balance of features, moderation controls, and polish while still being pretty straight-forward to host.

    The main challenge I ran into was, of course, convincing folks to use it (instead of the "easier" forms of communication that they already had....).


  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo Awesome-Linux-Software

    A list of awesome applications, software, tools and other materials for Linux distros.

    Project mention: I am trying to make a list of good open-source programs for Linux defined by category for beginners. Can you help me expand it? | | 2022-01-15

    Have a look at this list, if you want to add yours then just make a pull request.

  • GitHub repo typescript-book

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

    Project mention: How should I prepare for a TypeScript/React front-end interview in a week? It's my dream job! | | 2021-11-10
  • GitHub repo Zulip

    Zulip server and web app—powerful open source team chat

    Project mention: Best way to add chatting into my web app? | | 2022-01-16

    The package that I found most useful is Zulip. Probably overkill,

  • GitHub repo 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: Free Tools For Web Developers | | 2021-06-26

    Repository with a collection of services with great free tiers for developers on a budget

  • GitHub repo startbootstrap-sb-admin-2

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

    Project mention: Laravel 8 Admin Panel With Login & Registration | | 2021-05-13

    In This, I Have Used Laravel 8 With Auth Scaffolding and Free SB2 Bootstrap Admin Templates.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • GitHub repo linkedin-skill-assessments-quizzes

    Full reference of LinkedIn answers 2021 for skill assessments, LinkedIn test, questions and answers (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

    Project mention: excel test for coop job | | 2022-01-17

    Answers here:

  • GitHub repo thejsway

    The JavaScript Way book

    Project mention: I just lost my job, What should I learn to get a Job as Web Developer? | | 2021-03-04
  • GitHub repo css-animation-101

    Learn how to bring animation to your web projects

    Project mention: Free 500+ books and learning resources for every programmer. | | 2021-07-23

    CSS Animation 101

  • GitHub repo wesnoth

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

    Project mention: qt | | 2022-01-12

    FreeCiv, The Battle for Wesnoth, ADOM (Ancient Domains of Mystery), and Angband. Also, The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall (free) imported into the Daggerfall Unity fan recreation that has many improvements would be worth a try. Not sure how the game will run on your system with Unity, but it's free and actually a fairly decent game, if the mod doesn't work out the game will still run in DOSBox it comes with.

  • GitHub repo 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: Setting up Minecraft hosting for 300+ players | | 2022-01-18
  • GitHub repo ModernCppStarter

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

    Project mention: ConorWilliams/ConcurrentDeque | | 2021-03-11

    Nice. Sounds good. I'll see if I can make it work with if there's any issues I'll make you a PR.

  • GitHub repo Superalgos

    Free, open-source crypto trading bot, automated bitcoin / cryptocurrency trading software, algorithmic trading bots. Visually design your crypto trading bot, leveraging an integrated charting system, data-mining, backtesting, paper trading, and multi-server crypto bot deployments.

    Project mention: Superalgos: NEW Data - star count:2396.0 | | 2022-01-17
  • GitHub repo TheHive

    TheHive: a Scalable, Open Source and Free Security Incident Response Platform

    Project mention: What are good ways to organize notes during an incident? CISObox? | | 2021-11-22

    Take a look at TheHive! It's free, as long as you can spend some cycles hosting, maintaining, and updating it. I was able to stand up a basic instance within an hour or so, plus they have a really useful demo VM prebuilt that lets you literally import a demo instance to play around with.

  • GitHub repo argon-design-system

    Argon - Design System for Bootstrap 4 by Creative Tim

    Project mention: Top 20+ Bootstrap Dashboard Templates To Use Absolutely Free | | 2021-04-20

    More info Demo GitHub

  • GitHub repo startbootstrap-freelancer

    A flat design, one page, MIT licensed Bootstrap portfolio theme created by Start Bootstrap

    Project mention: CSS Deep | | 2021-02-26

    IronSummitMedia/startbootstrap-freelancer - A one page HTML theme for freelancers created by Start Bootstrap

  • GitHub repo google-translate-api

    A free and unlimited API for Google Translate :dollar::no_entry_sign:

    Project mention: [English > Any] Is there an online app that accepts CSV/JSON or sth of texts and translates them using Google Translate? | | 2021-08-31

    I have tried with two packages ([1](, [2]( and failed to make them work. Is there an online tool anywhere perhaps?

  • GitHub repo open-react-template

    A free React landing page template designed to showcase open source projects, SaaS products, online services, and more. Made by

    Project mention: I made an app where you Message Yourself Everything - Luckynote (Web, iOS, Android) | | 2022-01-06

    For the landing, I reworked this template

  • GitHub repo victor-mono

    A free programming font with cursive italics and ligatures. Donations welcome ❤️

    Project mention: Mis 6 tipografías favoritas para programar | | 2022-01-12
  • GitHub repo iGlance

    Free system monitor for OSX and macOS. See all system information at a glance in the menu bar.

    Project mention: Must-have apps for a new MacBook user? | | 2022-01-14

    I found another foss app arguably with even better UI.

  • GitHub repo startbootstrap-agency

    A one page HTML theme for agencies created by Start Bootstrap

    Project mention: Is a blank/parked page seen as unprofessional? I only use it for emails | | 2021-10-04

    Oh, if you want to make a nicer bootstrap page, check this out:

  • GitHub repo promote-your-next-startup

    🚀 Free resources you may use to promote your next startup

    Project mention: Spread the word about your next cool project | | 2021-10-08
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 2022-01-18.

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

Project Stars
1 build-your-own-x 127,534
2 Rocket.Chat 31,379
3 Awesome-Linux-Software 17,027
4 typescript-book 16,417
5 Zulip 15,019
6 stack-on-a-budget 10,882
7 startbootstrap-sb-admin-2 9,059
8 linkedin-skill-assessments-quizzes 7,523
9 thejsway 7,410
10 css-animation-101 4,234
11 wesnoth 3,668
12 panel 3,057
13 ModernCppStarter 2,435
14 Superalgos 2,392
15 TheHive 2,323
16 argon-design-system 2,315
17 startbootstrap-freelancer 2,310
18 google-translate-api 2,010
19 open-react-template 1,982
20 victor-mono 1,885
21 iGlance 1,848
22 startbootstrap-agency 1,816
23 promote-your-next-startup 1,783
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