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The success of an open source project is strongly tied to the community that supports and contributes to it. Our community management articles explore common problems, solutions, and tactics to create vital, productive open source communities.

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No matter how you say it, good communication is essential to strong open source communities.
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An inclusive community is a more creative and effective community. But how can you make sure you're...
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Plugins are an excellent way to get more people contributing code to your project.
waffles and ingredients

Learn the tasty way one open source meetup has evolved into a regular cooking meetup, too.
5 questions to answer before building a community

Understanding the different types of communities and how they can help your organization is the key...
3 big steps toward building authentic developer communities

How do you build community while also meeting the needs of an organization? These three steps can...
Open community, gardeners and food co-op

A few days ago, Guido van Rossum , creator of the Python programming language and Benevolent...
Projects that make their rules explicit would see more participation

New research indicates that more projects and communities are making their governance models more...