Leslie Hawthorn is a well known figure in open source and chances are you've heard or attended one of her talks. Prior to her talk at the All Things Open conference, coming up in October this year, I asked her a few questions about her passion for open source and community management. In this... Read more
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more
We set another new record in September on Opensource.com bringing in 426,888 page views and 236,208 unique visits. We published 78 articles including 14 featured articles during our Back to School with Open Source series.
Jazz jam sessions are improvisation sessions in which musicians get together to play in a creative and relaxed environment, much like open source communities.
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.
Ansible shares some of their community practices, which have helped to make Ansible remarkably successful in generating participation in a relatively short time.
Building community in the IT department with a "thank you."
We had a record setting August on Opensource.com, bringing in 425,018 page views and 241,393 unique visits. We published 81 articles including 10 featured pieces during our Careers in Open Source Week.
Nitish began sharing his stories with us on open source in May this year. Then, he wrote another one in June and July. In his first article, he explained how to write secure code using Open Web Application Security Project guidelines. Next, Nitish compared three giants in open source content... Read more
30 community managers list techniques they use to foster community engagement, 5 key ways are highlighted by Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets.