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.

Opensource.com November preview

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Coming up: Open Source Food & Beverages, plus a look ahead at our gift guide and 2016 calls for papers.Read more

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

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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

September review: Top 10 and editor's picks

In September we ran 101 articles, including 10 by first-time Opensource.com contributors. We've rounded up our most popular reads and six of our...Read more

Opensource.com October preview

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October is shaping up to be our Most Open Month. Read on to learn why.Read more

August review: Top 10 and editor's picks

Phew. 101 articles, including a series, event reports, and open source news. August was busy, and here's a look at a few highlights.Read more