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Top 8 Open-Source Projects

The term open source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Unlike proprietary software, open source software is computer software that is developed as a public, open collaboration and made freely available to the public.

1. Medusa

Medusa is an open-source headless commerce platform that aims to simplify how e-commerce platforms are built and provide you with the highest level of customization you can attain to build the e-commerce store you have in mind.


  • Unlimited customizations and extensibility

  • Easy to get started

2. Cal. com (formerly Calendso) is the open source Calendly alternative. Self host it, or have it hosted by us. Integrate it seamlessly into your business with advanced customization and the open API. Designed to be a joy to use for you and your visitors.


Apart from calendly-

  • Full data ownership

  • White label domain

  • Includes Video Conferencing

  • Infrastructure Ready

  • Length of the shareable link is 3 letters (Calendly — 8 letters)

  • Opt-in bookings

3. Scarf

The Scarf Gateway gives developers a single access point through which they can distribute their open-source software packages, no matter what repository they're hosted in. The benefits, Scarf said, include superior data analytics on how their software is being used.

Scarf is an engagement measuring tool for Open Source projects. In simple terms, Scarf is like Google Analytics but for Open Source projects.

4. Wave

Wave is a SaaS starter kit that helps you quickly build your SaaS apps.

Features: Wave starter kit contains:

  • Authentication

  • User profiles

  • User impersonation — log in as a user and solve issues or bugs in your SaaS app.

  • Subscriptions

  • Subscription plans

  • User roles

  • Notifications

  • Announcements

  • Blog

  • Ready-to-consume API

  • Voyager admin

  • Themes

5. BoxyHQ

BoxyHQ is an open source platform that offers SAML single sign-on (SSO) and audit log functionality out the box, with plans to introduce data privacy vaults; role-based access and permissions; directory synchronization; admin portals; and other features that are critical to enterprises.


  • Integrate SAML

  • Mock SAML

  • Audit logs

Features on the way:

  • Privacy vault

  • Role-based access and permissions

  • Directory Sync

6. ToolJet

ToolJet is an Open Source low-code framework to build B2B applications and internal tools quickly. Connect to different data sources like different databases, cloud storage, GraphQL, API endpoints, Airtable, etc and build apps using drag and drop application builder.


  • Visual app builder

  • 20+ data sources

  • Build responsive apps

  • Realtime collaboration

  • Plugins

  • Version control

  • Granular access

  • Low-code and no-code

  • Join and transform data: transform query results using just JavaScript code.

  • Support for multiple SSO providers

  • Secure and privacy++

7. Tolgee

Tolgee is an all-in-one localization tool for your projects. All projects need i18n. With Tolgee you don’t need to worry about choosing the right i18n library, editor and platform. It has all things you need to localize your project.


  • SDKs and a localization platform

  • In-context editing — Just ALT + click on texts you need to translate.

  • Provide context for translators with screenshots

  • Superfast integration

8. Slicknode

Slicknode is an Open Source, headless, graphql CMS.


  • Instant GraphQL API

  • Headless CMS

  • Built-In authentication and authorization

  • Rich Data Modeling Capabilities

  • Custom Extensions

  • Fully Managed Backend

  • High Scalability

  • Modular Architecture

  • Optimized images

  • Multi-Stage Environment

  • Apollo Federation

  • Localization

Resource: Wikipedia, Medium

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