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.

Sharing the free software love #ilovefs

I love Free Software
Best wishes for a happy I love Free Software Day 2016 and Valentine's Day from Opensource.com.Read more

Kramden Institute bridges digital divide with refurbished computers

bridge the digital divide
We check in with the Kramden Institute, a non-profit in North Carolina that is helping bridge the digital divide, and we find out the role 10 new...Read more

Hoodie aims to be one of open source's most diverse and inclusive communities

diverse and inclusive communities
Gem Barrett takes a look at what makes the community behind web app architecture Hoodie tick.Read more

Announcing the 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards winners

2016 Opensource.com Community Awards
The 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards celebrates people from our community who have excelled in contributing and sharing stories about open source...Read more

5 keys to project success on GitHub

5 keys to project success on GitHub
How do you engage the open source community? RethinkDB's Michael Glukhovsky shares tips.Read more

Celebrating 6 years of Opensource.com

Happy birthday
Six years ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst announced the launch of Opensource.com . Opensource.com has come a long way since then, and I'm honored to...Read more

A first-timer's guide to getting started with open source code and communities

A first-timer's guide to getting started with open source
D. Ruth Bavousett offers some tips for getting started testing, deploying, and contributing to open source software.Read more

2016 People's Choice Awards: Cast your vote

2016 People's Choice Awards: Cast your vote
Vote for our People's Choice Award which recognizes favorite Opensource.com contributors from 2015.Read more