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How to measure your community's health

How to measure the health of your community, identify problems, and track progress towards your...
5 steps for making community decisions without consensus

The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about...
If you build it, they won't come: Why your project needs better marketing

FOSS conferences are full of talks about how to improve your code, or how you manage your code, or...
Advice for building a career in open source

Experienced open source community leader Jono Bacon offers advice for building a career in open...
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Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've...
Tips for managing your project's issue tracker

Issue-tracking systems are important for many open source projects. Learn how to optimize yours.
8 ways to get your swag on

Food for thought when producing swag and celebrating the great work of your community around the...
Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects

How do you measure your open source community's success? Gaby Fachler explains why you might want...