The demand for people in open source is at an all-time high. Open source technologies such as programming languages, libraries, and tools, are now mainstream. Participating in an open source community can help you learn those tools, and when you go on job interviews you can not only discuss your... Read more
I'm a big believer in stories, less of a believer in rhetorical questions. It's taken me a while, but I've learned to avoid the question, "What is DevOps?"
Getting started with contributing to open source can be tricky, so the following is a list of suggestions I have as a women in the community for other women and girls out there to make it easier.
Open Source is a key framework to enable the prolonged development and delivery of ARTIST tools to help companies transition to modern platforms, like the cloud. We support businesses on this journey from the start, in assessment and reducing risk, to implementation and reducing cost. ARTIST tools... Read more
Looking for an open source project to join in 2015? Here are 5 projects you should consider.
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.
Ansible shares some of their community practices, which have helped to make Ansible remarkably successful in generating participation in a relatively short time.
This year at Opensource.com, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce from their experiences and work in various open source industries and sectors. In this Best of Opensource.com, our top guides and tutorials this year... Read more
A little less than a year ago, I was asked to direct OpenHatch's Open Source Comes to Campus event series. This event is a workshop designed to introduce college students to open source, to teach them how to use tools like version control and issue trackers, and to guide them through making their... Read more
I wonder why more open source users do not actively participate in the open source community and become committers or contributors. After understanding a project's capabilities and roadmap, anyone is able to start directly hacking the source code and contributing useful extensions. Because open... Read more