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Awesome List of Top ASP.NET Core-Based Open-Source Application Projects

sureshmohan profile image Suresh Mohan Originally published at syncfusion.com ・4 min read

Open-source projects are great for getting started and serve as a good source for architecture reference. There are several open-source ASP.NET Core projects available in GitHub. These projects will help you learn ASP.NET Core technology in-depth, with different types of architecture and coding patterns. Some of the top real-time applications or sample architecture reference projects across different categories are listed in this article.

What are you waiting for? Check out these projects and get started!

nopCommerce

nopCommerce is a popular open-source e-commerce shopping cart application. It is stable and supports several customizations to suit your needs. There are several plugins available to enhance it.

Domain: E-commerce

Type: Real-time application

License: GPLv3 license plus the “powered by nopCommerce” text requirement on each page

GitHub: https://github.com/nopSolutions/nopCommerce

Stars: 4.1k

OrchardCore

OrchardCore is an open-source content management system (CMS) framework supporting modularity and multitenancy.

Domain: CMS

Type: Real-time application

License: BSD 3-Clause

GitHub: https://github.com/OrchardCMS/OrchardCore

Stars: 3.3k

SimplCommerce

SimplCommerce is a modular, microservice-based e-commerce application, built using ASP.NET Core.

Domain: E-commerce

Type: Real-time application

License: Apache 2.0

GitHub: https://github.com/simplcommerce/SimplCommerce

Stars: 2.4k

squidex

squidex is a headless CMS and content management hub, built using ASP.NET Core with OData and CQRS patterns.

Domain: CMS

Type: Real-time application

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/Squidex/squidex

Stars: 831

Miniblog.Core

Miniblog.Core is a blog engine based on ASP.NET Core.

Domain: Blog engine

Type: Real-time application

License: Apache 2.0

GitHub: https://github.com/madskristensen/Miniblog.Core

Stars: 807

piranha.core

piranha.core is a CMS application based on ASP.NET Core.

Domain: CMS

Type: Real-time application

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/piranhacms/piranha.core

Stars: – 642

Blogifier

Blogifier is a lightweight blog engine written in ASP.NET Core.

Domain: Blog engine

Type: Real-time application

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/blogifierdotnet/Blogifier

Stars: 466

eShopOnContainers

eShopOnContainers is a sample reference application demonstrating various architecture patterns of container-based microservices by Microsoft.

Architecture: Container-based microservices

Type: Reference application

License: MIT

Github: https://github.com/dotnet-architecture/eShopOnContainers

Stars: 11.9k

eShopOnWeb

eShopOnWeb is a sample reference application demonstrating monolithic architecture powered by Microsoft.

Architecture: Monolithic

Type: Reference application

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/dotnet-architecture/eShopOnWeb

Stars: 3.6k

practical-aspnetcore

practical-aspnetcore is a practical sample for ASP.NET Core.

Type: Samples

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/dodyg/practical-aspnetcore

Stars: 3.1k

NorthwindTraders

NorthwindTraders is a sample reference application for domain-driven architecture using Entity Framework and CQRS pattern.

Architecture: Clean architecture, DDD, CQRS

Type: Sample reference application

License: MIT

Github: https://github.com/JasonGT/NorthwindTraders

Stars: 2.9k

ReactiveTraderCloud

ReactiveTraderCloud is a real-time trading application demonstrating reactive programming principles.

Architecture: Reactive programming

Type: Sample reference application

License: Apache 2.0

Github: https://github.com/AdaptiveConsulting/ReactiveTraderCloud

Stars: 1.2k

coolstore-microservices

coolstore-microservices is a sample application demonstrating the use of Kubernetes using a service mesh.

Architecture: Kubernetes-based microservice using service mesh

Type: Sample reference application

License: MIT

Github: https://github.com/vietnam-devs/coolstore-microservices

Stars: 1.1k

cloudscribe

cloudscribe is a foundation framework for building a multitenant application.

Architecture: Multitenant framework

Type: Sample reference application

License: Apache 2.0

Github: https://github.com/cloudscribe/cloudscribe

Stars: 829

clean-architecture-manga

clean-architecture-manga is a clean architecture sample application.

Architecture: Clean architecture

Type: Sample reference application

License: Apache

GitHub: https://github.com/ivanpaulovich/clean-architecture-manga

Stars: 852

StarWars

StarWars is a GraphQL-based ASP.NET Core Star Wars application.

Architecture: GraphQL

Type: Sample reference application

License: MIT

GitHub: https://github.com/JacekKosciesza/StarWars

Stars: 460

sample-dotnet-core-cqrs-api

sample-dotnet-core-cqrs-api is a sample project demonstrating the use of Rest API clean architecture with the CQRS pattern.

Architecture: Clean architecture, DDD, CQRS

Type: Sample reference application

License: Not specified

GitHub: https://github.com/kgrzybek/sample-dotnet-core-cqrs-api

Stars: 384

Pos

Pos is a sample project demonstrating the use of microservices.

Architecture: Microservices, DDD, CQRS

Type: Sample reference application

License: Not specified

GitHub: https://github.com/NHadi/Pos

Stars: 112

Conclusion

Apart from these applications, you can check out some more awesome .NET Core libraries, tools, and frameworks on this GitHub page.

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