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

For the fourth month in a row, we've had over 400k page views each month on We saw another steady month in November, which garnered...Read more

How four students are changing online donations with CommuniGift

Giving back to a community is the ultimate gift. Whether it's code, documentation, bug reporting, project management, designing, or a financial...Read more

Why change is hard for any open source community

From the Apache Quill series: A lightning talk recap about how the Apache Foundation has always done things a certain way at ApacheCon Budapest by...Read more

8 ways to contribute to open source without writing code

Open source projects are ecosystems and need more than code to be successful, here are eight ways to participate in an open source project.Read more

Thank you for a record year (and looking ahead to 2015)

2014 has been a record year for And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators , editors,...Read more

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, presents on how the 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