2015 Favorite GitHub Projects

I like to create this list at the beginning of a new year and have been doing so for a couple years. I find this is the perfect time for me to talk about and filter through my starred GitHub projects. The hope is that others will find something useful and my world will be a little less cluttered. Here's my list in the order I discovered the projects:

  • H2O - the optimized HTTP/1, HTTP/2 server
  • Varnish Cache - high performance HTTP accelerator
  • jQuery ListNav - a slick "letter-based" navigation bar for all of your lists
  • SDKMAN - a tool for managing parallel Versions of multiple Software Development Kits on any Unix based system
  • underscore-cli - command-line utility-belt for hacking JSON and Javascript
  • egg.js - simple javascript library to add easter eggs to web pages (😉 ninja 😉)
  • Logger - simple, pretty and powerful logger for android
  • CRaSH - Common Reusable SHell is a shell designed for extending Java programs and the Java Virtual Machine
  • jq - Command-line JSON processor (yes that's #2 in the list)
  • annoy-a-tron - my friend Bill's ultimate prank
  • rakudobrew - brew style Perl 6 installation manager
  • panda - Perl 6 module installer
  • PurifyCSS - remove unused CSS
  • cola-tests - my friend Bruno's JUnit based framework for BDD Tests
  • Stitches - HTML5 Sprite Sheet Generator
  • awesome - A curated list of awesome lists (on my list!)
  • mdp - command-line based markdown presentation tool
  • gotty - share your terminal as a web application
  • Legofy - make images look as if they are made out of 1x1 LEGO blocks (GitHub user name of the year -> JuanPotato)
  • Rex - framework for server orchestration and to simplify system administration
  • MagSpoof - portable device that can spoof/emulate any magnetic stripe or credit card "wirelessly"

I've used almost everything on the list this year and reminded myself of a couple I really need to use. Enjoy!

Doyle Young

I'm a father, husband, programmer and music lover. I am interested in a variety of programming languages, and I write everything from mobile applications and web sites to enterprise services.

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