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Top 100 Most Valuable GitHub Repositories

GitHub undoubtedly has the most popular repositories in the coding world. It isn’t just a code hosting service which offers version control — it also serves a huge network of developers across the world.

Currently, GitHub hosts over 30 million accounts, 2+ million organizations, and more than 96 million repositories, among which exist some of the world’s most valuable Git repos.

Do you ever wonder the value of the repositories hosted there or which ones make their way all the way to the top?

Folks at U°OS ran a simplified version of a reputation algorithm to determine the top 100 most valuable repositories. The results are pretty interesting so let’s take a quick look at all of them.

Top 100 GitHub Projects And Repositories

1. Kubernetes26. CocoaPods Specifications51. gRPC76. Fastlane
2. Apache Spark27. Elastic Kibana52. Liferay
77. Kubernetes Website and Documentation
3. Microsoft Visual Studio Code28. Julia Language53. CommCare HQ78. Ruby on Rails
4. NixOS Package Collection29. Microsoft TypeScript54. WordPress Gutenberg79. Zulip
5. Rust30. Joomla55. PyTorch80. Laravel
6. Firehol IP Lists31. DefinitelyTyped56. Kubernetes Test Infrastructure
81. Baidu PaddlePaddle
7. Red Hat OpenShift32. Homebrew Cask57. Keybase82. Gatsby
8. Ansible33. Ceph58. Facebook React
83. Rust Crate Registry
9. Automattic WordPress Calypso34. Go59. Code.org
84. Nintendo 3DS Custom Firmware
10. Microsoft .NET CoreFX35. AMP HTML Builder60. Bitcoin Core85. TiDB
11. Microsoft .NET Roslyn36. Open edX61. Arm Mbed OS86. Angular CLI
12. Node.js37. Pandas62. scikit-learn87. MAPS.ME
13. TensorFlow38. Istio63. Nextcloud88. Eclipse Che
14. freeCodeCamp39. ManageIQ64. Helm Charts89. Brave Browser
15. Space Station 1340. Godot Engine65. Terraform90. Patchwork
16. Apple Swift41. Gentoo Repository Mirror66. Ant Design91. Angular Material
17. Elasticsearch42. Odoo67. Phalcon Framework Documentation92. Python
18. Moby43. Azure Documentation68. Documentation for CMS Software for the Large Hadron Collider
93. Space Station 13
19. CockroachDB44. Magento69. Apache Kafka Mirror
94. Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead
20. Cydia Compatibility Checker45. Saltstack70. Electron95. Material-UI
21. Servo46. AdGuard Filters71. Zephyr Project96. Ionic
22. Google Flutter47. Symfony72. The web-platform-tests Project97. Oppia
23. macOS Homebrew Package Manager48. CMS Software for the Large Hadron Collider73. Marlin Firmware98. Alluxio
24. Home Assistant49. Red Hat OpenShift74. Apache MXNet99. XX Net
25. Microsoft .NET CoreCLR50. ownCloud75. Apache Beam
100. Microsoft .NET CLI

As seen from the table above, the top spots are occupied by big tech companies that are hugely betting on open source projects. Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and even companies like Baidu from China rank in the most valuable Git repos list.

Google Kubernetes tops the list and is followed by Apache Spark, and Microsoft Visual Studio Code on the second and third position.

Apart from familiar names like Red Hat OpenShift and Home Assistant, there are programming languages and frameworks on the list too such as Rust (fifth rank), Node.js, TensorFlow, Python etc.

There are educational projects like freeCodeCamp, Open edX, Oppia, and Code.org but at the same time, there’s a Chinese anti-censorship tool as well — XX Net.

We also have Bitcoin Core for cryptocurrency on the list and the particle detector for CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

Google’s Flutter, which has seen a sharp increase in its popularity recently, also has a slot on this list.

As far as gaming projects are concerned, we can see familiar names like Space Station 13, Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead and there’s also a gaming engine called Godot.

Just in case you are also a GitHub contributor, you can check out your value score at https://u.community/github and find out your Universal Portable Reputation.

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