Community

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

4 tips from growing a community grocery store

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.Read more

Building a premier, open source storytelling platform

Jen Wike Huger, Content Manager for Opensource.com, presents on how the Opensource.com team, the Community Moderators, and other contributors are...Read more

Microsoft gets on board with open source

Ship sails in the sky
With news of Microsoft making the server side of .NET open source, we look at how the creation of the .NET foundation might foster open development...Read more

How do you envision better food in your neighborhood?

Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.Read more

Finding the sweet spot for data between privacy and open

Every municipality should have an open data champion. The City of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, is fortunate to have Jason Hare, an...Read more

Groupmuse founder tries something new for classical music performances

Sheet music with geometry graphic
Groupmuse founder Sam Bodkin is up to something big with an approach that will not only lead to a fresh appreciation of classical music, but also to...Read more

Is the business of FOSS really community software?

An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the...Read more

Top 10 articles, stats, and editor's picks: October 2014 report

We had a steady month in October on Opensource.com bringing in 406,842 page views and 234,521 unique visits. We published 81 articles including 16...Read more