What's coming up in March

Opensource.com March preview

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On the first day of March, we unveiled the 2015 Open Source Yearbook PDF. Download your free copy now, or you can visit the download page to read yearbook articles on our site.

We also started our second week in our Careers in Open Source series, which includes advice on choosing a brand name for your open source project, interviewing for culture fit, growing your developer community on GitHub, adding open source experience to your resume, being an open source leader, non-coding careers in open source, and more. Later this month, we'll kick off a new series on Diversity in Open Source.

SXSW: March 11-20

SXSW kicks off next week in Austin, Texas, and our community moderator Nicole Engard will be on the scene covering the open source action. If you don't see her in a session, maybe you'll find her hanging out in the SX Create open source pavilion.

Pi Day: March 14

Pi Day is coming up on March 14, which reminds me ... Do you have a favorite Raspberry Pi project to share? If so, send us your link or story idea.

Great Wide Open Lightning Talks: March 17

Opensource.com is sponsoring the Lightning Talks at Great Wide Open on Thursday, March 17. Our community moderator Jason van Gumster will be giving a quick talk called Not that Weird: Open Source Tools for Creatives. Additional talks and speakers currently confirmed include:

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Proposals for our April Open Science series are due by March 18, and article drafts are due April 1.

Send us your story ideas, and see our editorial calendar and columns for writing opportunities. We've rounded up 7 big reasons to contribute to Opensource.com. Got questions? Email us at open@opensource.com.

Are you organizing a 2016 open source conference or event? Be sure to add it to our community calendar.

If you have questions, you can find us on Freenode IRC at #opensource.com, or email us at open@opensource.com.

About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is the Developer Program managing editor at Red Hat, and a former community architect and editor for Opensource.com. In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and...