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.

Zimbra gets back to open source roots

The open source market landscape is growing by leaps and bounds, and it's at a time like this that it's important for Zimbra, a provider of...Read more

Breaking out of the 'comfort zone' with open source

Scientific writing with JotGit
I didn't have confidence in my programming skills, and how could I? I was isolated in my own little world where I didn't see other people's code, and...Read more

30 community managers in open source to follow on Twitter

Twitter birds
A list of 30 community managers in open source you should follow on Twitter from Community Manager and Project Lead for Opensource.com, Jason Hibbets.Read more

What leadership and community look like at Opensource.com

Opensource.com's 5 year anniversary was yesterday, January 25! Our team celebrated during an afternoon last week that focused on the growth our...Read more

Unveiling the 2015 Editorial Calendar for Opensource.com

Opensource.com is an online publication that collects and shares the stories of people all over the globe who are using open source. And we want to...Read more

Got an open source project? SimplyBuilt has a website for you

Share
The team at SimplyBuilt is giving back to the community by offering free websites for open source projects on GitHub.Read more

2015 People's Choice Awards: Cast your vote

Join us in celebration of our 5 year anniversary on January 25, by taking a moment today to vote in our 2015 Opensource.com Community Awards. The...Read more

2015 Reader's Choice and Best Interview Awards: Cast your vote

Vote now: Reader choice award, best interview award
In 2014, Opensource.com racked up almost 4,700,000 page views and more than 2,700,000 unique visits. Those numbers are due to an amazing community of...Read more