Nominees for

2018 Nominees and winners

The most exciting use of technology

Unique, non-standard practical JavaScript usage, that you'd never think of. Mix with non traditional software and technologies, that makes the language shine boosting development/maintenance qualifiers.

Breakthrough of the year

Project contributing the most to the JavaScript ecosystem, adding new dimensions to it and possibilities for further development. New concepts/ideas with big future potential and good first realization in 2017.

  • TensorFlow.js

    A JavaScript library for training and deploying ML models in the browser and on Node.js

  • Hyperapp

    Hyperapp is a JavaScript micro-framework for building web applications.

  • Apollo GraphQL

    Apollo provides a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing services, so you can build new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.

  • Fastify

    Fastify is a web framework highly focused on providing the best developer experience with the least overhead and a powerful plugin architecture.

Fun side project of the year

Fun projects that would make you go "wow", without specific purpose or logic, but interesting and entertaining.

  • WarriorJS

    In WarriorJS, you wear the skin of a warrior climbing a tall tower to reach The JavaScript Sword at the top level.

  • thanks

    Give thanks to the open source maintainers you depend on!

  • sixdegreesofwikipedia

    Six Degrees of Wikipedia traverses hyperlinks on Wikipedia to find the least number of clicks it takes to navigate between any of the nearly six million pages on the world's largest free online encyclopedia.

  • Alize

    Visualize your GitHub profile and use in your CV.

Most impactful contribution

Most notable impact to the community development and growth.

  • Storybook

    Storybook is a development environment for UI components. It allows you to browse a component library, view the different states of each component, and interactively develop and test components.

  • bundlesize

    Keep your bundle size in check.

  • thanks

    Give thanks to the open source maintainers you depend on!

  • Spectrum

    Spectrum aims to be the best platform to build any kind of community online by combining the best of web 2.0 forums and real-time chat apps.

Productivity booster

The best to improve development efficiency.