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.
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
In this interview with Jeremy Hansen, software engineer and web developer at Red Hat, we explore his hobby for cosplay (short for costume play) and see the parallels to the open source way. Get some tips and tricks from the cosplay world.
Being open is part of Mozilla's DNA. It's not just the code, and Mozilla has opened up its design process to its community. In this interview, Art Director Sean Martell discusses why Mozilla went open with the design process and shares the surprising results.
Leslie Hawthorn is a well known figure in open source and chances are you've heard or attended one of her talks. Prior to her talk at the All Things Open conference, coming up in October this year, I asked her a few questions about her passion for open source and community management. In this... Read more
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more
We set another new record in September on Opensource.com bringing in 426,888 page views and 236,208 unique visits. We published 78 articles including 14 featured articles during our Back to School with Open Source series.
Jazz jam sessions are improvisation sessions in which musicians get together to play in a creative and relaxed environment, much like open source communities.
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.