GitHub Trends – August 2022

Welcome to Java and Rust GitHub trends August 2022 edition. Let’s go!

Java

Eaglercraft

Total stars: 59Last month stars: 706Growth: 8%

https://github.com/lax1dude/eaglercraft

About the project: Eaglercraft is real Minecraft 1.5.2 that you can play in any regular web browser.


Termux

Total stars: 1034Last month stars: 15296Growth: 7%

https://github.com/termux/termux-app

About the project: Termux – a terminal emulator application for Android OS extendible by variety of packages.


DataHub

Total stars: 420Last month stars: 6278Growth: 7%

https://github.com/datahub-project/datahub

About the project: DataHub is an open-source metadata platform for the modern data stack. 


DSA-Bootcamp-Java

Total stars: 571Last month stars: 8613Growth: 7%

https://github.com/kunal-kushwaha/DSA-Bootcamp-Java

About the project: this repository consists of the code samples, assignments, and notes for the Java Data Structures & Algorithms bootcamp of Community Classroom.

Rust

Starcoin

Total stars: 610Last month stars: 1088Growth: 56%

https://github.com/starcoinorg/starcoin

About the project: Starcoin – a smart contract blockchain network that scales by layering.


The Move Language

Total stars: 315Last month stars: 869Growth: 36%

https://github.com/move-language/move

About the project: Move is a programming language for writing safe smart contracts originally developed at Facebook to power the Diem blockchain.


Sui

Total stars: 378Last month stars: 1543Growth: 24%

https://github.com/MystenLabs/sui

About the project: Sui is a next-generation smart contract platform with high throughput, low latency, and an asset-oriented programming model powered by the Move programming language.


Aptos-core

Total stars: 798Last month stars: 3655Growth: 22%

https://github.com/aptos-labs/aptos-core

About the project: Aptos-core strives towards being the safest and most scalable layer one blockchain solution.


The Algorithms – Rust

Total stars: 1745Last month stars: 10761Growth: 16%

https://github.com/TheAlgorithms/Rust

About the project: all algorithms implemented in Rust.

Observations

  • There are no strong leaders in the Java category in the August report.
  • DataHub from the Java category seems very promising and has already been adopted by companies like Expedia Group, LinkedIn, Peloton, ThoughtWorks, and others.
  • If you want to learn data structures and algorithms in Java the “DSA-Bootcamp-Java” project from the Java category might be interesting for you. There is also “The Algorithms – Rust” project from the Rust category for Rust fans.
  • Blockchain, smart contracts it is all about Rust.

Title image by Dušan Cvetanović from Pixabay

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