Community management

Using Git and mailing lists time zones to find out where developers live

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona shares a helpful tip for determining where an open source community lives.Read more

The new era of community

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Nicole Engard summarizes Jono Bacon's keynote, The new era of community, at All Things Open 2015.Read more

A tool for tracking non-code GitHub contributions

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Katie McLaughlin tells us about octohat, a tool for keeping track of both code and non-code contributions to GitHub projects.Read more

The importance of face-to-face in the open source world

In his latest Six Degrees column, Jono Bacon discusses the intangible value of meeting in person.Read more

Common problems in open source communities (and how to solve them)

In her Texas Linux Fest keynote, Joan Touzet talked to us about how to improve our open source communities.Read more

Be an inspiration, not an impostor

Major Hayden offers tips for dealing with impostor syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.Read more

Never neglect your project's architecture

Martin Fowler of ThoughtWorks tells his OSCON 2015 audience that making good architectural decisions can make or break an open source project.Read more

Tips for how to plan an open source event

Nicole Engard recaps an OSCON workshop on how to plan and run tech events.Read more