Best of Open Source Awards 2013

Bossie Awards 2013: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among all of the languages, frameworks, libraries, and tools that programmers use
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The best open source development tools

Did you notice there's a lot going on with JavaScript? Node.js continues to pop up in more and more places, and then there's the explosion of JavaScript frameworks on the client side. Many of these client-side frameworks are aimed at making Web development more like "real" application development, while others tackle the challenges posed by mobile devices. Still others bring 3D and sophisticated data visualizations to the browser (without plug-ins!).

But JavaScript wasn't the only programming language to have a good year. Among our 30 winners, there are plenty of tools here for those who build real real applications. 

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