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.

The value of open source is the open development process

Find out what developing and working in the open is like for Scott Wilson in this Opensource.com Community Spotlight.Read more

What is open gaming? A new resource

Today, Opensource.com unlocks an important achievement: the publication of "What is Open Gaming?" , a new resource page. We've never been shy about...Read more

Opensource.com June 2014 report: Top 10 articles, site stats, and more

We had a great June on Opensource.com bringing in 373,457 page views and 206,314 unique visits. We focused more of our content on resources that our...Read more

Can the FOSS community save 197 endangered Indian languages?

The Language Atlas of UNESCO shows that 197 Indian languages are endangered. I believe if the FOSS community works together, we can save them.Read more

Mozilla brings Indian communities together

Mozilla organized two national events in India during the month of June this year: Indic FirefoxOS L10n Sprint 2014 and Mozcamp Beta 2014 . Indic...Read more

12 challenges for open source projects

Open source is the combined contributions of millions of independent volunteers. This single concept brings with it a few inherent realities. In this...Read more

Steps to diversity in your open source group

Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of...Read more

Real life experiences thanks to Google Summer of Code projects

While the open source community is filled with some of the most talented minds in the world, fresh perspectives from the next generation of...Read more