Community

Our community is dynamic and growing. Here we list stories that share information about our members and our site.

Highlights and editor's picks: April 2015 report

April report: Last month was record-breaking for Opensource.com with 629,909 page views and 369,508 unique visits. We published 84 articles including...Read more

ScrollBack, a refreshing new community management tool

ScrollBack is a new, open source community management tool that aspires to offer the extensive reach of social media, the engagement and archival...Read more

Mozilla cares for community with educational resources

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Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.Read more

Leveraging the power of academia in your open source project

When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and...Read more

5 ways to answer questions the open source way

The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing...Read more

OpenSpecimen streamlines management of biospecimen data

When the National Cancer Institute funded caTissue’s development, it also managed the community, maintaining code, documentation, and forums. When...Read more

A practical guide to cult(ure) of DevOps: Steps to reduce gossip

There is no easy path to building trust between yourself and others. There is no gigantic easy button that you can push and–presto!–everyone trusts...Read more

Firing community members

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Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time away...Read more