Top 23 good-first-issue Open-Source Projects

  • first-contributions

    🚀✨ Help beginners to contribute to open source projects

    Project mention: Hacktoberfest Pledge 🎉 | | 2023-09-27

    You'll need to find a first contributions repository (I used this one), and from there it'll be pretty self-explanatory. Good luck - you'll do great!

  • Files

    Building the best file manager for Windows

    Project mention: Files: Open-source file manager for Windows | | 2023-09-28
  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. The open-source backend cloud platform for developing Web, Mobile, and Flutter applications. You can set up your backend faster with real-time APIs for authentication, databases, file storage, cloud functions, and much more!

  • responsively-app

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

    Project mention: Our Team's Favourite Open Source Projects Right Now | | 2023-09-12

    Website: Github:


    This is a list of projects which have curated tasks specifically for new contributors. These issues are a great way to get started with a project, or to help share the load of working on open source projects. Jump in!

    Project mention: Where to Find Open Source Projects for Contribution? | | 2023-08-14

    Up For Grabs maintains a “list of open source projects which have curated tasks specifically for new contributors.” (Source: Up For Grabs)

  • ripme

    Downloads albums in bulk

    Project mention: Downloading every video from a tiktok user | /r/DataHoarder | 2023-05-17

    Tried ?

  • good-first-issue

    Make your first open-source contribution.

    Project mention: Hacktoberfest Pledge 🎉 | | 2023-09-27

    Good First Issue

  • 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: First timers’ Practical Guide to Open Source Contribution | | 2023-02-20
  • Sonar

    Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 300 unique rules to find JavaScript bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • freeStuffDev

    list of free stuff for developer

    Project mention: My Frugal Indie Dev Startup Stack | | 2023-08-07

    Thanks for sharing this!

    If anyone looking for free alternative for certain tool that you can use to help your startup. Here is the open (re)source project: (free stuff for developer)

  • triplea

    TripleA is a turn based strategy game and board game engine, similar to Axis & Allies or Risk.

    Project mention: What's a board game with a really high skill ceiling? | /r/boardgames | 2023-07-01

    Here is the link:

  • apps-android-commons

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

  • nodify

    Highly performant and modular controls for node-based editors designed for data-binding and MVVM.

  • skunk

    A SkunkScore Calculator for Ruby Code -- Find the most complicated code without test coverage! (by fastruby)

  • ZeroOctave-Javascript-Projects

    This Repository Contains 150+ web development Projects.

  • stumpless

    a C logging library built for high performance and a rich feature set

  • 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

  • AlgoBook

    A beginner-friendly project to help you in open-source contributions. Data Structures & Algorithms in various programming languages Please leave a star ⭐ to support this project! ✨

  • Sklearn-genetic-opt

    ML hyperparameters tuning and features selection, using evolutionary algorithms.

  • devFind

    devFind is an open source project that aims to create a platform for developers to showcase their skills and connect with potential collaborators, all in a user-friendly and searchable format.

    Project mention: Beginner Open Source Project | /r/developersIndia | 2023-07-09
  • investbook

    Оценка эффективности инвестиций с учетом комиссий, налогов (удержанных и ожидающихся), дивидендов и купонов.

    Project mention: investbook: NEW Derivatives and Hedging - star count:209.0 | /r/algoprojects | 2023-08-27

    convert JSON to Protocol Buffers online in your browser instantly

  • server-softwares

    This repository contains lists of server softwares for minecraft

  • Naruto-Shippuden

    Hactoberfest 2021 Project

  • learning-code-through-github-repos

    This is a collection of GitHub repositories that you can use in your coding journey.

  • Onboard AI

    Learn any GitHub repo in 59 seconds. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at

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 2023-09-28.

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Project Stars
1 first-contributions 35,317
2 Files 28,882
3 responsively-app 20,836
4 4,846
5 ripme 3,521
6 good-first-issue 1,876
7 Contribute-To-This-Project 1,859
8 freeStuffDev 1,293
9 triplea 1,128
10 apps-android-commons 868
11 nodify 866
12 skunk 476
13 ZeroOctave-Javascript-Projects 461
14 stumpless 402
15 Data-Structures-and-Algorithms-in-cpp 344
16 AlgoBook 269
17 Sklearn-genetic-opt 236
18 devFind 217
19 investbook 213
20 204
21 server-softwares 112
22 Naruto-Shippuden 112
23 learning-code-through-github-repos 100
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