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A list of 16 awesome open science projects you may have missed. Plus, three bonus reads. These are bookmark-worthy, folks.
Taiga is an open source project management tool that aims to solve the basic problem of software usability. Learn about the history of Taiga and the innovative features this new project management tool offers.
Heiko Rupp is a firm believer that working in the open is good. Even with a small community. Doing work in the open allows you to get input from community members, which enriches the knowledge of the problem domain. See what reasons people give for not working in the open and how we can change that...
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week October 6 - 10, 2014.
In my guide, I wrote about doing your research by casting a wide net, then evaluating yourself (your skills, your goals, and your time). In this evaluation to find the right fit, I looked at my motivations and skills, made a list of goals, and named a few target projects. I evaluate four open... Read more
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.
Co-authored by John Whitehead. For many people spring means a return to the bounty of fresh, local food from farmers markets. But for the one in five people in North Carolina who are facing hunger, that bounty is not an option. This was the challenge that we—a high-tech marketer and an engineer... Read more
Open source software, hardware, and methods are gaining popularity and access to them couldn't be more prolific. If you're thinking about starting a new open source project, there are five common pitfalls you should be aware of before you begin. Don't despair if you've already started your project... Read more
I came to work with open source after an experience in college. We used a system called Usenet,a world wide distributed discussion forum. At the university, there wasn't an email client I liked, so I wrote one and just gave it (including the source code) to whoever wanted it. This experience... Read more
There are few women developers and even proportionately less working in open source communities. However, a career in OSS is ideal for women who are seeking balance in their lives whether the balance is starting a family or maintaining balance with friends and a strenuous and engaging hobby. It’s... Read more