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The Opensource.com preview for August

The Opensource.com preview for August
Announcing our upcoming Back to School series in August and our Open source worldwide series in September, plus print editions of Jim Whitehurst's...Read more

Why you should avoid vanity metrics and measure what matters

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Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've had an innate and insatiable desire to measure and...Read more

The largest community FOSS conference you never heard of: OpenWest

The largest community FOSS conference you never heard of: OpenWest
OpenWest has reached the size of 1500 attendees without having to import attendees or big name speakers, relying purely on its regional tech...Read more

4 keys to developing your mission or values openly

4 keys to developing your mission or values openly
How can your mission-driven organization develop its mission openly? Chris Grams explains.Read more

The benefits of getting involved in tech communities

Great Wide Open 2016 lightning talks: Ginny Ghezzo
A common piece of advice thrown around in tech circles is to "get involved," but what does that mean, exactly?Read more

How not to get help in open source

How NOT to get help in open source
Open source communities can be very friendly places, but there are right and wrong ways to ask for help.Read more

What do you think? Take our 2016 Reader Survey (and enter to win)

What do you think? Take our 2016 Reader Survey (and enter to win)
We want your input. Take the annual Reader Survey to enter for a chance to win an Opensource.com backpack.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: June review

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We look back at our top articles, must-reads, and highlights from June.Read more