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 nobody saw mine. Then Amsterdam and the PHP community happened.
The team at SimplyBuilt is giving back to the community by offering free websites for open source projects on GitHub.
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 contributors, readers, and sharers. Join us in celebration of our 5 year anniversary on January 25, by taking a moment today to vote in our 2015... Read more
Opensource.com garnered 547,016 page views and 308,112 unique visits in December 2014. We published 77 articles and had numerous posts highlighting our "best of" content from 2014.
Looking for an open source project to join in 2015? Here are 5 projects you should consider.
Rich Bowen, has worked on the Apache http server for almost 20 years now and serves as a board member and the Executive Vice President. He says that direct, intentional mentoring is 100% of the reason that I am where I am today, professionally and personally. How can you be a mentor or find a... Read more
For the fourth month in a row, we've had over 400k page views each month on Opensource.com. We saw another steady month in November, which garnered 402,689 page views and 233,101 unique visits. We published 72 articles including 11 featured pieces during our Open Food Week.
Giving back to a community is the ultimate gift. Whether it's code, documentation, bug reporting, project management, designing, or a financial donation, what we give back makes a difference. Four students in a dorm room at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill want to change the way... Read more
Open source projects are ecosystems and need more than code to be successful, here are eight ways to participate in an open source project.
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.