Community

The open source community is dynamic and growing. Our articles about community shares tips for getting new contributors, how to make newcomers feel welcome, how to encourage and support a healthy community, and more.

What's unique about open source people

Thoughtful problem solving, kindness, and collaboration are pieces of the open source ethos.Read more

Cast your vote: 2016 Reader's Choice and Best Interview Awards

 Vote for the 2016 Reader's Choice Award and Best Interview Award
Join us in celebration of our 6th year anniversary on January 25 by voting in our 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards.Read more

December review: Top 10 and editor's picks

Open sourced this for you cat
Happy New Year! Before we dive into 2016, let's quickly look back on Opensource.com in 2015.Read more

10 cool tools from the Docker community

We look at 10 cool tools for expanding your Docker use.Read more

Why working openly works (even when it's hard)

When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time)...Read more

Funding open source projects makes good business sense

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
All communities—not just the ones businesses depend on—deserve companies' attention.Read more

November 2015: Top 10 and editor's picks

November was an extra busy month on Opensource.com. We published 91 articles and had 756,947 page views, which beat our previous record of 692,826...Read more

Opensource.com December preview

Preview on paper with coffee
The 2015 Open Source Yearbook launched on December 1, and we look ahead to our annual Best of Opensource.com collection and 2016 themes.Read more