"To come up with its list, Black Duck used data on open source
projects from sources including Ohloh.net. It says it reviewed
thousands of open source projects started in 2011.
"Winners were chosen using a weighted scoring system that
awarded points based on commit activity (the number of changes made
to the software per day), the size of the project team, and the
number of in-bound links to the project.
"Without further ado, here are the winners Black Duck came up
"1. Bootstrap, a toolkit from Twitter designed to kick-start
development of Web applications and sites;
"2. BrowserID, a secure, decentralized, open source,
cross-browser way to sign onto websites based on the user's email
"3. Canvas, billed by Black Duck as 'the only commercial open
source learning management system and the only LMS native to the