Nominees for

Breakthrough of the year

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

  • 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.

  • Parcel

    Blazing fast, zero configuration web application bundler.

  • Expo

    Expo is a free and open source toolchain built around React Native to help you build native iOS and Android projects using JavaScript and React.

  • Reason React

    Reason bindings for ReactJS.

The most exciting use of technology

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

Fun side project of the year

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

Most impactful contribution to the community

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.

  • How to GraphQL

    How to GraphQL is a fullstack tutorial website to learn all about GraphQL! It was built by Graphcool and many amazing contributors. All content on the site is completely free and open-source.

  • Nativebase

    Essential cross-platform UI components for React Native.

Productivity booster

Project/tool that affected the development productivity like no other before, making a big difference and deserves to be massively adopted.

  • Prettier

    Prettier is an opinionated code formatter. It enforces a consistent style by parsing your code and re-printing it with its own rules that take the maximum line length into account, wrapping code when necessary.

  • CodeSandbox

    An online code editor tailored for web applications.

  • Parcel

    Blazing fast, zero configuration web application bundler.

  • lint-staged

    Run linters against staged git files and don't let 💩 slip into your code base!