Nominees for

2018 Nominees and winners

The Most Exciting Use of Technology

Unique and unconventional use of JavaScript: a mix of original software and technologies that make the language shine and boost the development.

Breakthrough of the Year

A project that contributes to the JavaScript ecosystem and adds new dimensions and possibilities for further development. New concepts and ideas with excellent first realization and huge future potential.

  • 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, interesting, and entertaining projects without any particular purpose but with a cool idea and fantastic implementation.

  • 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.

The Most Impactful Contribution

Projects that contribute the most to the development and growth of the community.

  • 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 projects that improve the efficiency of the development work.