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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.

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...
Open community, gardeners and food co-op

Innovation, research, marketing, support—a community can provide all these things, if you take care...
A plan for rebooting an open source project

Here's a simple plan to get your project back on the right path.
Diversity team meeting

Although metrics are an important way to understand community members' effectiveness, they're only...
5 rules for having genuine community relationships

Open organizations can benefit from strong, passionate communities—but only if they treat those...