Linux.com - https://www.linux.com/news/open-source-project-trends-2018
Last year, GitHub brought 24 million people from almost 200 countries together to code better and build bigger. From frameworks to data visualizations across more than 25 million repositories, you were busy in 2017—and the activity is picking up even more this year. With 2018 well underway, we’re using contributor, visitor, and star activity to identify some trends in open source projects for the year ahead.
Some of the projects that experienced the largest growth in activity were focused on cross-platform or web development.