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.

8 ways developers should be more like Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson music collection
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

Real python in the graphic jungle
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

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

Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.Read more