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.

Addressing open source's free rider problem

Addressing open source's free rider problem
Free riders take more than they give, and they can stress an open system. Here's how we can begin to address the issue.Read more

LinuxFest Northwest founder honored with Cascadia Community Builder Award

LinuxFest Northwest founder honored with Cascadia Community Builder Award
The Cascadia Community Builder Award recognizes a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the free software movement in the Cascadia...Read more

How to create an internal innersource community

How to create an internal innersource community
A helpful primer from Jono Bacon if you are considering exploring innersource inside your organization.Read more

The Opensource.com preview for November

The Opensource.com preview for November
What's coming up on Opensource.com in November.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: October review

Top 10 and editor's picks: October review
We've rounded up our most popular articles, must-reads, and highlights from October.Read more

Opensource.com Lightning Talks at All Things Open 2016

Opensource.com Lightning Talks at All Things Open 2016
Join the Opensource.com community for eight lightning talks you won't want to miss. Speakers have five minutes to enlighten the audience with a burst...Read more

New design brings an improved reader experience to Opensource.com

New design brings an improved reader experience to Opensource.com
A look at our three big goals for the Opensource.com site redesign.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: September review

Top 10 and editor's picks: September review
We've rounded up our top articles, must-reads, and highlights from September.Read more