List of most starred GitHub repositories

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FreeCodeCamp currently has the most-starred repository on Github.

This list contains the top 20 most starred repositories on the world's leading software development platform GitHub. As of July 2018, the open source codebase and curriculum project of FreeCodeCamp is the most-starred repository with 293.0 thousand stars.[1] Facebook has the most repositories in the top 20, with 3 repositories. The most common programming language in the top is JavaScript.

Top repositories[edit]

Programming languages colors by Github linguist.[2]

Rank Repository Name Account Name Owner Repository Description Stars (thousand)
1 freeCodeCamp @freecodecamp Free Code Camp 292.1
2 bootstrap @twbs Bootstrap 126.6
3 react @facebook Facebook 109.2
4 free-programming-books @ebookfoundation Ebook Foundation Freely available programming books 101.3
5 vue @vuejs Vue 91.9
6 tensorflow @tensorflow Tensorflow 89.7
7 d3 @d3 D3 72.6
8 javascript @airbnb Airbnb JavaScript Style Guide 67.6
9 You-Dont_Know-JS @getify Kyle Simpson 66.7
10 react-native @facebook Facebook 65.5
11 awesome @sindresorhus Sindre Sorhus 64.9
12 gitignore @github Github 64.9
13 oh-my-zsh @robbyrussell Robby Russell 58.5
14 angular.js @angular Angular 57.9
15 Font-Awesome @fortawesome Font Awesome 54.9
16 vscode @microsoft Microsoft Visual Studio Code 50.9
17 create-react-app @facebook Facebook 49.9
18 electron @electron Electron 48.7
19 linux @torvalds Linus Torvalds Linux kernel source tree 48.0
20 jquery @jquery jQuery jQuery JavaScript Library 48.0
As of July 28, 2018

See also[edit]


  1. "The number one starred repository on Github". Git Start Ranking. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  2. Github. "Language Savant". Github. Retrieved June 10, 2018.

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