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RTFM? How to write a manual worth reading

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Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better...Read more

Highlights and editor's picks: May 2015 report

Opensource.com closed out the month of April with a total of 612,553 page views and set a new page views per day record of 20,418. Also, our team...Read more

What I learned managing an open source CMS project

When we first started there were just two of us, but as the months have progressed we've seen our contributors list begin to grow. It got me thinking...Read more

8 ways developers should be more like Willie Nelson

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Forget about rock star developers. We need more Willie Nelsons. Learn why in this list of eight ways developers should be like Willie Nelson.Read more

6 PyCon 2015 community-focused videos to watch

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PyCon 2015 was held in early April, and the talk videos are already online. We've rounded up six talks community-focused talks to check out.Read more

PyCon 2015 conference report & video roundup

Pierre-Yves Chibon reports from PyCon 2015 Language Summit and conference.Read more

What does an adult look like in an open source community?

We all have the facile answer, but the more interesting question when you're at the summit is, "What is an adult in the context of a community?" Red...Read more

How to embrace the open source workforce

Fundamentally, embracing the open source workforce means changing the way businesses think about themselves and their consumers.Read more