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Last updated: 2022-08-04

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Stellate

Stellate

GraphQL caching & analytics.

CDN
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-08-04
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multi-gitter

multi-gitter

Run scripts across Git repos.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-08-04
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Remix

Remix

Frontend framework.

Frontend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-08-04
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Teleport

Teleport

Remote access management.

Authentication
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-28
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CotEditor

CotEditor

Plain-text editor for macOS.

Text editors
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-28
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ni

ni

Use the right package manager.

Package Managers
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-28
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Firefly

Firefly

Cloud asset management.

Infrastructure automation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-07-21
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Dolt

Dolt

Git for data.

Relational database
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-21
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Grype

Grype

Container vulnerability scanner.

Vulnerability management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-21
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WorkOS

WorkOS

APIs for enterprise SSO.

Authentication
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-07-14
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Thin

Thin

App backend for Postgres.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-14
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Brev

Brev

Cloud coding workspaces.

Shells
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-07-14
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Snaplet

Snaplet

Safe database cloning.

Management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-07-07
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Lite XL

Lite XL

Lightweight text editor.

Text editors
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-07
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Terratag

Terratag

Manage Terraform tags.

Infrastructure automation
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-07-07
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Directus

Directus

Platform for your database.

API
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-30
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GitKraken

GitKraken

Git GUI & CLI.

Git tools
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-06-30
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btop

btop

Resource monitor.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-30
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Zigi

Zigi

Dev workflow assistant.

Workflow management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-06-23
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exa

exa

Replacement for ls.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-23
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pre-commit

pre-commit

Manage Git hooks.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-23
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Airplane

Airplane

Internal scripting platform.

PaaS
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-06-16
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forgit

forgit

Interactive Git CLI.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-16
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UTM Mac

UTM Mac

Run VMs on macOS.

OS
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-16
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Trunk Check

Trunk Check

Code quality checking.

Testing frameworks
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-06-09
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cw

cw

Tail Cloudwatch logs.

Log management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-09
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Toast

Toast

Run tasks in containers.

Containers
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-09
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Judo

Judo

Server side mobile UI.

Frontend framework
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-06-02
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ugit

ugit

Undo git commands.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-02
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fd

fd

Faster `find` alternative.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-06-02
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incident.io

incident.io

Manage incidents in Slack.

Infrastructure automation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-05-26
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Lazydocker

Lazydocker

Docker TUI.

Containers
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-26
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dstp

dstp

CLI for common website checks.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-26
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StepZen

StepZen

GraphQL as a service.

API
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-05-19
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Dotdrop

Dotdrop

Dotfiles manager.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-19
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Zed

Zed

Tooling for structured data

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-19
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Slim.AI

Slim.AI

Container optimization.

Containers
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-05-12
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Oh My Posh

Oh My Posh

Shell prompt theme engine.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-12
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EaseProbe

EaseProbe

Lightweight status checks.

Observability
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-12
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Quickwit

Quickwit

Append-only search backend.

Site Search
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-05
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Tekton

Tekton

Standardized cloud-native CI/CD.

CI/CD
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-05
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gh-dash

gh-dash

GitHub PR & Issues TUI.

Source control
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-05-05
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Meilisearch

Meilisearch

Open source search engine.

Site Search
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-28
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Encore

Encore

Backend dev framework.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-28
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Changie

Changie

Automated changelogs.

Documentation
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-28
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Rowy

Rowy

Low-code backend framework.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-21
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nut.js

nut.js

Desktop UI automation.

OS
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-21
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Redo

Redo

Create reusable shell functions.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-21
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Warp

Warp

GPU accelerated terminal.

Terminal emulators
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-04-14
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Dockside

Dockside

IDE in containers.

IDE
Other
Reviewed: 2022-04-14
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RonDB

RonDB

K/V store with SQL interface.

KV store
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-14
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Knock

Knock

Notifications infrastructure.

Communication
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-04-07
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Helix

Helix

Terminal text editor.

Text editors
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-07
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tRPC

tRPC

Typesafe API framework.

API
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-04-07
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Tonic

Tonic

Fake data platform.

Testing frameworks
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-03-31
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Hypertrace

Hypertrace

Open source tracing.

Observability
Other
Reviewed: 2022-03-31
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TablePlus

TablePlus

Desktop database client.

Management
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-03-31
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Pipedream

Pipedream

Connect APIs with (no)code.

Workflow management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-03-24
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Lazygit

Lazygit

git TUI.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-24
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Tilt

Tilt

Dev environment manager for k8s.

Local development
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-24
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Liveblocks Storage

Liveblocks Storage

Real-time data storage API.

API
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-03-17
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dsq

dsq

CLI for querying files with SQL.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-17
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Secretive

Secretive

Store SSH keys in secure enclave.

OS
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-03-17
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Daily.dev

Daily.dev

Feed for developer news.

Browser utilities
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-03-10
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GrowthBook

GrowthBook

Open source feature flags & A/B testing.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-10
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micro

micro

Terminal text editor.

Text editors
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-10
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Stepsize

Stepsize

Link issues to code.

IDE
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-03-03
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Hermit

Hermit

Dev environment management.

Dependency management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-03
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htmlq

htmlq

CSS selectors for HTML.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-03-03
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Strapi

Strapi

Open source headless CMS.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-24
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Goose

Goose

DB schema migration framework.

Management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-24
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GitFinder

GitFinder

Git GUI for macOS.

Git tools
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-02-24
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Replay

Replay

Time travel debugger.

Testing frameworks
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-02-17
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JLess

JLess

JSON explorer CLI.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-17
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Dockly

Dockly

Docker TUI.

Containers
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-17
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Semgrep

Semgrep

Code analysis CLI.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-10
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Fly.io

Fly.io

Deploy containers globally.

Compute
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-02-10
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Cheat

Cheat

CLI cheat sheets.

Terminal utilities
Reviewed: 2022-02-10
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Budibase

Budibase

Open source low-code app builder.

UI Builder
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-03
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Script Kit

Script Kit

Dev workflow scripting.

Local development
Desktop
Reviewed: 2022-02-03
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Gita

Gita

Manage multiple Git repos.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-02-03
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imgproxy

imgproxy

Fast remote image resizer.

API
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-27
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elfshaker

elfshaker

High performance version control for binaries.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-27
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Miller

Miller

Query & reformat CSV, TSV, JSON.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-27
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Swimm

Swimm

Documentation as code.

Documentation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-01-20
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Cube

Cube

API for building analytics.

API
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-20
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watchexec

watchexec

Execute commands on file change.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-20