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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.

Community building with a Q&A vs. online forum

Working on building an online community? Here's how to choose the platform that's right for you.
7 mistakes you're probably making

The most common mistakes open source projects make and how to avoid them.
Building Puppet's unofficial forge community

A Puppet module might only be some 500 lines of code and a bunch of tests, but that doesn't mean it...
GitHub launches Open Source Friday 

From Andrew Nesbitt of 24 Pull Requests and GitHub's Mike McQuaid, Open Source Friday is a weekly...
Much ado about communication

One of an open source project's first challenges is determining the best way for contributors to...
4 ways to measure success in open source communities

This week wraps up our monthly blogging challenge with an appropriate topic: How do you measure...
Community leaders gather to advance the art of community

Get a preview of the upcoming free Community Leadership Summit happening in Austin, Texas, on May 6...
6 ways to deal with difficult conversations: Share how you measure success

Help us collect community knowledge by blogging about the weekly community management theme . Blog...