Articles tagged with community


Building an open source community

Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present...Read more

Take our reader survey for a chance to win a $100 gift card

annual reader survey
This is your chance to tell us what you think about And to win a a $100 Amazon gift card! Complete the Reader Survey...Read more

Analyzing how contributions to OpenStack can be made easier

Community participation
Last month, I asked 55 OpenStack developers why they decided to submit one patch to OpenStack and what prevented them from contributing more. The...Read more welcomes new moderators and updates program

Last year, we announced the Community Moderator program. It's been a huge success. We've learned a lot from our moderators and have...Read more

Calling all open source gurus

participation in
On in 2011 we launched our points and badge system . Many of our readers log in daily, vote on and rate articles, add their comments,...Read more

The open source thank you challenge

A simple thank you goes a long way. That's why I would like to thank you, our readers and contributors, for making a vibrant community.Read more

Open Sourcity is a place where great ideas inspire talented programmers

open source ideas
How often have you thought of a way to improve a piece of software or hardware? How many times have you wondered why companies invest millions of...Read more

Your opinion counts! Take the FLOSS 2013 survey

free open source software survey 2013
In 2002, the GSyC/LibreSoft research group at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos successfully surveyed a broad swath of over 2500 respondents (mostly...Read more