Open-source projects categorized as Tool

Top 23 Tool Open-Source Projects

  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

    Project mention: Bat: A Cat Clone with Wings | | 2023-08-18
  • fd

    A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'

    Project mention: Oils 0.17.0 – YSH Is Becoming Real | | 2023-08-11

    > without zsh globs I have to remember find syntax

    My "solution" to this is using (even when in zsh and having glob support). I'm not sure if using a tool that's not present by default would be suitable for your use cases, but if you're considering alternate shells, I suspect you might be

  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.


    ✨ Innovative and open-source visualization application that transforms various data formats, such as JSON, YAML, XML, CSV and more, into interactive graphs.

    Project mention: FLaNK Stack Weekly for 20 June 2023 | | 2023-06-20
  • hyperfine

    A command-line benchmarking tool

    Project mention: Firefox has surpassed Chrome on Speedometer | | 2023-07-18

    Yeah, while it's not as thorough as these tools, the method is at least reproducible and sane, and with ~10 or so samples, you get an interval with a nice confidence.

    Another through method will be hyperfine[0], yet I wanted to provide a method which requires no installation and can be done in a whim, without jumps and hoops, with the tools already at hand.


  • why-did-you-render

    why-did-you-render by Welldone Software monkey patches React to notify you about potentially avoidable re-renders. (Works with React Native as well.)

    Project mention: Too many rerenders in react? | /r/webdev | 2023-06-02
  • Deployer

    The PHP deployment tool with support for popular frameworks out of the box

    Project mention: Every client asks: Why not Wordpress? | /r/drupal | 2023-06-07

    I use to handle like 10 different Drupal installs, on a shared hosting. See also but you can have your "light" on a reasonably cheap shared hosting.

  • hexyl

    A command-line hex viewer

    Project mention: hexyl: A command-line hex viewer | /r/tty0 | 2023-06-16
  • Mergify

    Updating dependencies is time-consuming.. Solutions like Dependabot or Renovate update but don't merge dependencies. You need to do it manually while it could be fully automated! Add a Merge Queue to your workflow and stop caring about PR management & merging. Try Mergify for free.

  • onefetch

    Command-line Git information tool

    Project mention: Onefetch · Command-line Git information tool | /r/coding | 2023-07-24
  • TheFatRat

    Thefatrat a massive exploiting tool : Easy tool to generate backdoor and easy tool to post exploitation attack like browser attack and etc . This tool compiles a malware with popular payload and then the compiled malware can be execute on windows, android, mac . The malware that created with this tool also have an ability to bypass most AV software protection .

    Project mention: backdoor | /r/u_GoldStop3185 | 2023-04-06

    git clone

  • gobuster

    Directory/File, DNS and VHost busting tool written in Go

    Project mention: I need GoBuster on my OpenSUSE VM | /r/openSUSE | 2023-06-11
  • npkill

    List any node_modules 📦 dir in your system and how heavy they are. You can then select which ones you want to erase to free up space 🧹

    Project mention: NPKILL 0.11.1 released! Say goodbye to all those unused and heavy node_modules that take up precious space in seconds. Now faster. | /r/javascript | 2023-03-24
  • windows-kernel-exploits

    windows-kernel-exploits Windows平台提权漏洞集合

    Project mention: Ask HN: Do you use any software (mainly) developed in China? | | 2023-02-27

    This is a big one for me:

    Zoomeye, the chinese shodan is ok too.

  • Osintgram

    Osintgram is a OSINT tool on Instagram. It offers an interactive shell to perform analysis on Instagram account of any users by its nickname

    Project mention: facebook hack | /r/Kalilinux | 2023-06-28

    If the tattoo studios aren't necessary to have been from facebook specifically, Osintgram is a pretty effective tool for scraping shit from Instagram really quickly that could theoretically be used to achieve this, if not perhaps in a roundabout sort of way like starting from one business you know and getting shit from their friends' info and so on. I could swear that I had known about a similar tool for facebook, but I'm drawing a blank right now...

  • QuestPDF

    QuestPDF is a modern open-source .NET library for PDF document generation. Offering comprehensive layout engine powered by concise and discoverable C# Fluent API. Easily generate PDF reports, invoices, exports, etc.

    Project mention: How do you generate pdf files with charts? | /r/dotnet | 2023-06-21

    QuestPDF looks really good (I haven't used it) but I believe they changed their license recently.

  • Release It! 🚀

    🚀 Automate versioning and package publishing

    Project mention: automatic changelog generation with CI | /r/gitlab | 2023-03-25
  • jid

    json incremental digger

  • grype

    A vulnerability scanner for container images and filesystems

    Project mention: Scanning and remediating vulnerabilities with Grype | | 2023-08-19

    In the lab to follow, we'll see how vulnerability scanning can be conveniently achieved with Grype and how various systematic techniques can be applied to start securing our microservices at the container image level.

  • grex

    A command-line tool and Rust library with Python bindings for generating regular expressions from user-provided test cases

    Project mention: grex 1.0.0 - Generate regular expressions from user-provided test cases | /r/Python | 2023-08-31
  • Windows-Auto-Night-Mode

    Automatically switches between the dark and light theme of Windows 10 and Windows 11

    Project mention: Auto Dark Mode + Neovim: Windows (maybe Linux?) | /r/neovim | 2023-07-18

    This solution uses Auto Dark Mode, which seems like the most popular application for theme changing functionality. However, any theme changer with scripting capability could be used.

  • legit

    Git for Humans, Inspired by GitHub for Mac™.

    Project mention: What makes git so hard to use? | | 2022-11-16


  • Ferret

    Declarative web scraping

  • phpinsights

    🔰 Instant PHP quality checks from your console

    Project mention: Recommended Code Review Plugin for Github? | /r/laravel | 2023-06-06
  • DevSecOps

    Ultimate DevSecOps library

    Project mention: Looking for Cloud Pentesting learning. | /r/AskNetsec | 2023-04-05
  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

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 2023-08-31.

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

Project Stars
1 bat 43,015
2 fd 28,867
3 25,531
4 hyperfine 17,315
5 why-did-you-render 10,289
6 Deployer 10,056
7 hexyl 8,434
8 onefetch 8,229
9 TheFatRat 8,202
10 gobuster 8,160
11 npkill 7,426
12 windows-kernel-exploits 7,418
13 Osintgram 7,412
14 QuestPDF 7,240
15 Release It! 🚀 6,956
16 jid 6,613
17 grype 6,507
18 grex 6,211
19 Windows-Auto-Night-Mode 6,052
20 legit 5,695
21 Ferret 5,470
22 phpinsights 5,063
23 DevSecOps 4,844
Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time
Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.