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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

What's unique about open source people

Thoughtful problem solving, kindness, and collaboration are pieces of the open source ethos.Read more

Cast your vote: 2016 Reader's Choice and Best Interview Awards

 Vote for the 2016 Reader's Choice Award and Best Interview Award
Join us in celebration of our 6th year anniversary on January 25 by voting in our 2016 Opensource.com Community Awards.Read more

December review: Top 10 and editor's picks

Open sourced this for you cat
Happy New Year! Before we dive into 2016, let's quickly look back on Opensource.com in 2015.Read more

10 cool tools from the Docker community

We look at 10 cool tools for expanding your Docker use.Read more

Why working openly works (even when it's hard)

When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time)...Read more

Funding open source projects makes good business sense

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
All communities—not just the ones businesses depend on—deserve companies' attention.Read more