Visual Studio was the top of the list of open source projects that received the highest number of unique contributors on GitHub during 2018. Two of 10 projects on this list was Microsoft projects, the other project was Azure Docs which ranked 5 on the top 10 projects list.

The top 10 list, which published by GitHub and showed the projects with highest number of unique contributors between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018, also includes projects from Facebook and Google.

Visual Studio ranked first with over 19K unique contributors. On the other hand, Facebook’s framework for building native apps with React secured the second position on the list with over 10k unique contributors.

Top Open Source Projects On GitHub In 2018

  1. Microsoft/vscode  – 19K
  2. Facebook/react-native – 10K
  3. Tensorflow/tensorflow – 9.3K
  4. Angular/angular-cli – 8.8K
  5. MicrosoftDocs/azure-docs – 7.8K
  6. Angular/angular – 7.6K
  7. Ansible/ansible – 7.5K
  8. Kubernetes/kubernetes – 6.5K
  9. npm/npm – 6.1K
  10. DefinitelyTyped/DefinitelyTyped – 6.0K

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