open source community
Gem Barrett takes a look at what makes the community behind web app architecture Hoodie tick.
How do you engage the open source community? RethinkDB's Michael Glukhovsky shares tips.
D. Ruth Bavousett offers some tips for getting started testing, deploying, and contributing to open source software.
Katie McLaughlin tells us about octohat, a tool for keeping track of both code and non-code contributions to GitHub projects.
In his latest Six Degrees column, Jono Bacon discusses the intangible value of meeting in person.
Major Hayden offers tips for dealing with impostor syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.
When society pushed her toward a job as an accountant, Victoria Martinez de la Cruz decided to forge her own path and pursue a career in IT.
Open sourcing, Jim Whitehurst says, is different from crowdsourcing is several ways, not least of which is its tendency to reciprocate—and often multiply—community efforts. But open sourcing requires a new mindset.
In an open organization, measuring performance for particular roles like community managers may not be straightforward, especially when comparing those roles to others with more defined success metrics, goals, and outcomes.
We all have the facile answer, but the more interesting question when you're at the summit is, "What is an adult in the context of a community?" Red Hat founder Bob Young once said that a community is nothing more than a group of people with something in common, and he's right. There's nothing... Read more