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Last updated: 2022-01-27

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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
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AutoCloud

AutoCloud

Visualize cloud resources.

Infrastructure automation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2022-01-13
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mob

mob

Fast git handover for pair programming.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-13
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Turborepo

Turborepo

Fast builds for JS / TS monorepos.

App Distribution
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-13
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fuite

fuite

Find memory leaks in web apps.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-06
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Dura

Dura

Undo for Git repos.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-06
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xh

xh

Easy HTTP client.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2022-01-06
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Teleport

Teleport

Remote access management.

Authentication
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-16
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sd

sd

CLI for find & replace.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-16
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LakeFS

LakeFS

Git-like version control for object storage.

Source control
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-16
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Soda

Soda

Observability & monitoring for data.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-09
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Olric

Olric

Distributed in-memory k/v store.

KV store
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-09
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flatpickr

flatpickr

JS datetime picker.

UI Builder
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-09
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tealdeer

tealdeer

CLI for simpler manpages.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-02
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Toxiproxy

Toxiproxy

Simulate network chaos conditions.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-12-02
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Archbee

Archbee

Developer docs editor.

Documentation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-12-02
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Mergify

Mergify

Pull request automation.

Git tools
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-11-25
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Runno

Runno

Browser executable code samples.

Language
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-25
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Vector

Vector

High performance observability pipeline.

Observability
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-25
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PackageCloud

PackageCloud

Hosted package repository service.

Package Managers
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-11-18
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Bramble

Bramble

Functional build system and package manager.

Package Managers
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-18
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ct.css

ct.css

Highlight problems in <head>

Testing frameworks
Other
Reviewed: 2021-11-18
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CloudGraph

CloudGraph

GraphQL API for your cloud resources.

API
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-11
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sysz

sysz

Search TUI for systemctl.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-11
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Edamagit

Edamagit

Magit (better Git) for VSCode.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-11
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Plow

Plow

High-performance HTTP benchmarking.

Benchmarking / Load testing
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-04
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SQLime

SQLime

SQLite browser playground.

Relational database
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-04
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werf

werf

Git CLI for consistent delivery & deployment.

CI/CD
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-11-04
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FireHydrant

FireHydrant

Incident response automation.

Infrastructure automation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-10-28
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OpenReplay

OpenReplay

Open source session replay debugging.

Error logging
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-28
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git-bug

git-bug

Bug tracker embedded in your git repo.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-28
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immudb

immudb

Open source immutable database.

Relational database
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-21
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gron

gron

Makes JSON greppable.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-21
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git-branchless

git-branchless

Git tools for repo visualization and navigation.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-21
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LambdaTest

LambdaTest

Cross browser testing platform.

Browser testing
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-10-14
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Delta

Delta

CLI for (git) code diffs.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-14
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exo

exo

Process and log manager for dev.

Local development
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-07
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Unleash

Unleash

Open source feature flags.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-10-07
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CodeSee Maps

CodeSee Maps

Code maps as documentation.

Documentation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-09-30
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procs

procs

Process status viewer; replacement for ps.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-09-30
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zoxide

zoxide

Smarter cd for your terminal.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-09-23
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HTTP Toolkit

HTTP Toolkit

Intercept, mock, rewrite HTTP requests.

Browser testing
Desktop
Reviewed: 2021-09-23
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Slim.AI

Slim.AI

Container analysis and comparison.

Containers
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-09-16
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Oso

Oso

Declarative application authorization framework.

Authentication
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-09-16
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Cue

Cue

Data validation language.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-09-09
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Leapp

Leapp

Manage cloud access credentials.

Authentication
Desktop
Reviewed: 2021-09-09
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Tyk

Tyk

API gateway.

API Management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-09-02
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DeepSource

DeepSource

Automated code reviews.

Source control
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-09-02
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Fission

Fission

Decentralized app backend for storage and identity.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-08-26
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AskGit

AskGit

Query git repos with SQL.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-08-26
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Sourcegraph

Sourcegraph

Code search engine.

Code collaboration
Other
Reviewed: 2021-08-19
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Hoppscotch

Hoppscotch

Test UI for API requests.

Code collaboration
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-08-19
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Appsmith

Appsmith

Open source internal tool builder.

UI Builder
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-08-12
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Retool

Retool

Internal tool builder.

UI Builder
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-08-12
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Snyk Open Source

Snyk Open Source

Dependency security monitoring for open source.

Vulnerability management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-08-05
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Security Scorecard, from OSSF

Security Scorecard, from OSSF

Security health metrics for open source.

Vulnerability management
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-08-05
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Liveblocks

Liveblocks

Real-time collaboration API.

Frontend framework
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-07-29
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Livekit

Livekit

Open source live video and audio API.

Communication
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-29
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Polypane

Polypane

Browser testing tool.

Browser testing
Desktop
Reviewed: 2021-07-22
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automerge

automerge

Conflict-free JSON-like data structure.

Backend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-22
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Tuple

Tuple

Screen sharing optimized for developers.

Code collaboration
Desktop
Reviewed: 2021-07-15
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GitHub Copilot

GitHub Copilot

AI pair programming for VS Code.

IDE
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-07-15
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Waypoint, from Hashicorp

Waypoint, from Hashicorp

Build, deploy, and release across platforms.

CI/CD
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-08
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Zellij

Zellij

Terminal workspace manager (tabs + multiplexing).

Terminal emulators
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-08
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Prestige

Prestige

Browser- and text-based HTTP client.

API Client
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-01
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chezmoi

chezmoi

dotfile manager.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-07-01
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IPInfo

IPInfo

CLI for IP address metadata lookup.

API
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-06-24
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gitui

gitui

Fast git TUI.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-06-24
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GitLive

GitLive

Live Git diffs for uncommitted changes.

Code collaboration
Desktop
Reviewed: 2021-06-17
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Runops

Runops

Control access to run commands in production.

Infrastructure automation
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-06-17
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mkcert, from Filippo Valsorda

mkcert, from Filippo Valsorda

CLI for managing local dev certificates.

Local development
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-06-10
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Openbase

Openbase

Database of open source packages.

Dependency management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-06-10
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gitmoji-cli

gitmoji-cli

CLI to add Gitmoji to commits.

Git tools
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-06-03
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Xonsh

Xonsh

Python-powered shell.

Shells
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-06-03
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htmx, from Big Sky Software

htmx, from Big Sky Software

HTML attribute-based frontend framework.

Frontend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-27
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Semgrep

Semgrep

Static analysis tool.

Testing frameworks
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-27
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QuestDB

QuestDB

Timeseries database with SQL.

Time series database
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-20
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atuin

atuin

Shell history search/sync with SQLite.

Terminal utilities
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-20
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Deepnote

Deepnote

Collaborative Jupyter notebooks.

Collaboration
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-05-13
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Skruv

Skruv

No-build, small JS framework.

Frontend framework
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-13
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Hookdeck

Hookdeck

Inbound webhook store and forward proxy.

API Management
SaaS
Reviewed: 2021-05-06
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act

act

Run your GitHub Actions locally.

Local development
Open Source
Reviewed: 2021-05-06