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19 GitHub Repositories Every Developer Should Bookmark πŸ“šπŸ‘

In today's dynamic world of software development, staying up-to-date with the latest tools, libraries, and frameworks is crucial for developers.

GitHub offers a treasure trove of valuable repositories that can significantly enhance your development skills and expertise.

I've compiled a list of 19 GitHub repositories that every developer should be aware of, providing a rich source for learning, practicing, and inspiration.

Each repository is divided into subcategories for easier navigation. I've also included direct links and descriptions to get the impression right away.

1. esProc SPL (Sponsored)

esProc SPL is a next-generation data processing language, that integrates with SQL databases and supports advanced analytics, and parallel processing.

With esProc SPL, you can effortlessly transform and analyze massive datasets, uncover hidden patterns and trends, and derive actionable insights from your data. Some of the top features include:

⚑ Top Performance: Experience fast processing speeds with esProc SPL's optimized algorithms and efficient memory management.

πŸš€ Rich Function Library: Access a comprehensive collection of pre-built functions, catering to a wide range of data manipulation tasks.

✨ Intuitive Syntax: Enjoy a clear and concise syntax that fosters code readability and maintainability.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Java Integration: Seamlessly integrate esProc SPL scripts into Java programs via JDBC, bridging the gap between data analysis and application development.

πŸ§™β€β™€οΈ Independent Execution: Execute esProc SPL scripts independently, expanding your data processing capabilities beyond traditional limitations.

esProc SPL

⭐ Support their GitHub repo:

🌱 Learning to Code

2. awesome-roadmaps

⭐ GitHub stars 3k+

GitHub logo liuchong / awesome-roadmaps

A curated list of roadmaps.

A collection of roadmaps for various programming languages, frameworks, and tools.

3. awesome-courses

⭐ GitHub stars 50k+

GitHub logo prakhar1989 / awesome-courses

πŸ“š List of awesome university courses for learning Computer Science!

A curated list of online courses for learning programming, web development, and other tech skills.

4. free-certifications

⭐ GitHub stars 12k+

GitHub logo cloudcommunity / Free-Certifications

A curated list of free courses & certifications.

A comprehensive list of certifications and training courses for various tech topics.

5. awesome-algorithms

⭐ GitHub stars 15k+

GitHub logo tayllan / awesome-algorithms

A curated list of awesome places to learn and/or practice algorithms.

A collection of resources for learning and practicing algorithms and data structures.

6. awesome-interview-questions

⭐ GitHub stars 59k+

GitHub logo DopplerHQ / awesome-interview-questions

:octocat: A curated awesome list of lists of interview questions. Feel free to contribute! πŸŽ“

A compilation of common interview questions for software development roles.

πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Building Projects

7. awesome-for-beginners

⭐ GitHub stars 58k+

GitHub logo MunGell / awesome-for-beginners

A list of awesome beginners-friendly projects.

A list of project ideas and resources for beginner programmers.

8. app-ideas

⭐ GitHub stars 69k+

GitHub logo florinpop17 / app-ideas

A Collection of application ideas which can be used to improve your coding skills.

A vast collection of app ideas for various programming platforms and skill levels.

9. learn-by-playing

⭐ GitHub stars 115+

GitHub logo lmammino / awesome-learn-by-playing

A collection of tech resources that allow you to learn new things by playing games

A collection of games and interactive projects to enhance coding skills.

10. project-based-learning

⭐ GitHub stars 123k+

GitHub logo practical-tutorials / project-based-learning

Curated list of project-based tutorials

A list of project-based learning resources for various tech fields.

11. build-your-own-x

⭐ GitHub stars 229k+

GitHub logo codecrafters-io / build-your-own-x

Master programming by recreating your favorite technologies from scratch.

A collection of guides on how to build your own programming languages, tools, and frameworks.

πŸš€ Tools and Resources

12. free-for-dev

⭐ GitHub stars 76k+

GitHub logo ripienaar / free-for-dev

A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev

A curated list of free tools and resources for developers.

13. awesome-selfhosted

⭐ GitHub stars 157k+

GitHub logo awesome-selfhosted / awesome-selfhosted

A list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted on your own servers

A collection of self-hosted software applications for various purposes.

14. awesome-design-tools

⭐ GitHub stars 30k+

GitHub logo goabstract / Awesome-Design-Tools

The best design tools and plugins for everything πŸ‘‰

A comprehensive list of design tools for various design purposes.

15. awesome-stock-resources

⭐ GitHub stars 11k+

GitHub logo neutraltone / awesome-stock-resources

πŸŒ‡ A collection of links for free stock photography, video and Illustration websites

A collection of free and paid stock photos, icons, and other design assets.

πŸ’― Patterns and Best Practices

16. awesome-sre

⭐ GitHub stars 10k+

GitHub logo dastergon / awesome-sre

A curated list of Site Reliability and Production Engineering resources.

A collection of resources for learning and implementing Site Reliability Engineering practices.

17. awesome-design-patterns

⭐ GitHub stars 33k+

GitHub logo DovAmir / awesome-design-patterns

A curated list of software and architecture related design patterns.

A catalog of software design patterns and their applications.

18. beautiful-docs

⭐ GitHub stars 8k+

GitHub logo matheusfelipeog / beautiful-docs

Pointers to useful, well-written, and otherwise beautiful documentation.

A collection of resources and best practices for creating beautiful and effective documentation.

19. awesome-scalability

⭐ GitHub stars 49k+

GitHub logo binhnguyennus / awesome-scalability

The Patterns of Scalable, Reliable, and Performant Large-Scale Systems

A curated list of resources on scalability, performance, and optimization for software systems.

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Top comments (84)

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devnaqvi • Edited

Thanks for sharing. I would love to add this portfolio-template repo. It's a portfolio template that any one can use for free.

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Madza • Edited

Quality work mate, really loved this! πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ’―
Used a similar approach for, also made an article on it πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

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That's a great list. 🀩

We'd recommend to add Best Chrome Extensions in this list.

A currated list of Best Awesome Chrome Extensions to boost your productivity in your Browsers specially made for both developers and designers! πŸš€βš‘

Thanks, keep it up! 🀝🏻

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Great job guys on compiling it, awesome collection! πŸ‘πŸ’―
Also, I have come across your website before! Love everything you do in UI/UX! 😍

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Thanks for your valuable feedback. πŸ™‚

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My pleasure, guys! πŸ‘πŸ’―

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Andrius Putna • Edited

Disclaimer: author. I am manually currating this list of system prompts that comes handy. I use them daily on my telegram bot. Link to test these assistants are in the github readme.

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Interesting, thanks for sharing Andrius! πŸ™πŸ’–

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Anu Altankhuyag

Thank you so much for this comprehensive list of resources! As someone who still identifies as a beginner, this is incredibly helpful! 😊

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My pleasure to hear that, happy to help! πŸ™πŸ’–

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Matvey Romanov

Thanks a lot! It would come in handy

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Happy to hear that, thanks for reading! πŸ™πŸ’–

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PaweΕ‚ Ciosek

Thank you! So great resource! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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My pleasure, Pawel! πŸ™πŸ’–

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Shakil Ahmed

Exciting list! πŸš€ Can't wait to explore these GitHub repositories and level up my coding game. Thanks for sharing!

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My pleasure, Shakil! Means a lot to hear they helped! πŸ™πŸ’–

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Shakil Ahmed

Fantastic to hear, Shakil! Your impactful contributions truly make a difference – curious to learn more about the insights you gained

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Thanks a lot for checking out the article and I hope that these resources will be useful for you! πŸ‘πŸ’―

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madza profile image

Exactly! Learning in the dev space is the path, not the destination! πŸš€βœ¨

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Great collection of resources, thanks for this!

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My pleasure, thanks for checking them out! πŸ™πŸ’–

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Thanks for the valuable addition! πŸ™πŸ’–

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I've been curating a list of software development resources. Hope you find something useful for your next project!

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Just checked it out! Great job on this mate! πŸ‘πŸ’―

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Abbas Cyclewala

great list. you should include in the list. It is the parent link to all awesome list

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Rumen Dimov

Solid collection of repos! Thank you

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My pleasure, thanks for checking them out! πŸ‘πŸ’―

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Ivan Zakutnii

I was a bit skeptical clicking on your post, but, dude...

It is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing such good material!

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No worries, my pleasure to help! πŸ™πŸ’–

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John Shelburne

Freaking awesome! Thank you!
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Thanks for share with your valuable time.

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My pleasure, happy to help! πŸ™πŸ’–