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Vote now for the 2014 People's Choice Award
We're happy to announce the nominees for this year's People Choice Award. Each year Opensource.com enjoys recognizing our top contributors as a way to celebrate our community. Those people who submit their open source stories to us and become authors on the site are a big part of what makes our... Read more
0 comments Posted 31 Mar 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open electronics littleBits
littleBits makes electronic modules that snap together with magnets—no soldering, wiring or programming required. We believe in the power of open innovation—our designs are publicly available so that anyone can see and use them, and we foster a community of contributors who experiment, share online... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Mar 2014 by littleBits Feed
new and improved
TLDR: Opensource.com is now using the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license as our preferred license for all original content. You are still responsible for ensuring that you have the necessary permission to reuse any work on this site.
1 comment Posted 14 Mar 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
upgrade complete
We've recently made some changes to the Opensource.com points and badge system that we'd like to inform you about. Based on feedback we got from our readers and Community Moderators, we have recently implemented the changes outlined below. Depending on how many points you have accumulated, you may... Read more
5 comments Posted 28 Feb 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
desire path
The more I learn about OpenStack, the more I see why there is so much buzz about the technology as well as about the community of developers and users. In a poll hosted on Opensource.com, we discovered that many of our readers are curious and eager to learn more about OpenStack. For those new to... Read more
5 comments Posted 27 Feb 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Collaborative agenda setting
The OpenStack Foundation recently launched their voting tool for rating presentation proposals for the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, May 12-16. While the chairs for each track make the final decisions about which presentation topics make the cut, voting is a great way for the community to get... Read more
0 comments Posted 25 Feb 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present a deeper view on how the community is being built, its structure and governance and why I think people should join such communities. I myself am a... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Feb 2014 by Mihai Guiman Feed
annual reader survey
This is your chance to tell us what you think about Opensource.com. And to win a a $100 Amazon gift card! Complete the  Opensouce.com Reader Survey and help us improve our community and publication.
1 comment Posted 12 Feb 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Community participation
Last month, I asked 55 OpenStack developers why they decided to submit one patch to OpenStack and what prevented them from contributing more. The sample polled people who contributed only once in the past 12 months, looking for anecdotal evidence for what we can do to improve the life of the... Read more
0 comments Posted 12 Feb 2014 by Stefano Maffulli Feed
Last year, we announced the Opensource.com Community Moderator program. It's been a huge success. We've learned a lot from our moderators and have recently made updates as we continually improve the program. The purpose of the Community Moderator program is to identify key Opensource.com... Read more
5 comments Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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