Rich Bowen, has worked on the Apache http server for almost 20 years now and serves as a board member and the Executive Vice President. He says that direct, intentional mentoring is 100% of the reason that I am where I am today, professionally and personally. How can you be a mentor or find a... Read more
For the fourth month in a row, we've had over 400k page views each month on Opensource.com. We saw another steady month in November, which garnered 402,689 page views and 233,101 unique visits. We published 72 articles including 11 featured pieces during our Open Food Week.
Giving back to a community is the ultimate gift. Whether it's code, documentation, bug reporting, project management, designing, or a financial donation, what we give back makes a difference. Four students in a dorm room at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill want to change the way... Read more
Open source projects are ecosystems and need more than code to be successful, here are eight ways to participate in an open source project.
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
With news of Microsoft making the server side of .NET open source, we look at how the creation of the .NET foundation might foster open development and collaboration among open source communities.
Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.
Groupmuse founder Sam Bodkin is up to something big with an approach that will not only lead to a fresh appreciation of classical music, but also to a rediscovery of how powerful small communities can be when they get together to learn and share something they love—just as we do in open source... Read more
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
We had a steady month in October on Opensource.com bringing in 406,842 page views and 234,521 unique visits. We published 81 articles including 16 featured pieces during our All Things Open interview series and 8 featured interviews for covering the OpenStack Kilo Summit.