Articles tagged with openhatch


Coding in a safe place

Grace Hopper Open Source Day interview (purple podium)
The Python Software Foundation's (PSF) Director Carol Willing will be mentoring coders for OpenHatch and the Systers' Volunteer Management System...Read more

On the hunt for the right open source project?

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How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project...Read more

OpenHatch brings open source to campus

OpenHatch brings open source to campus
A little less than a year ago, I was asked to direct OpenHatch's Open Source Comes to Campus event series. This event is a workshop designed to...Read more

Avoiding the pitfalls of open education

Experiential learning using open source is fraught with opportunities for disaster.Read more

Introducing students to the world of open source: Day 2

Read part 1 of this story about launching a weekend course to teach college students how to get involved in open source projects. After Saturday's...Read more

Introducing students to the world of open source: Day 1

From Blake Ross to Linus Torvalds, students are credited with major achievements in the open source community. But that's not the picture Yuvi Masory...Read more

Teaching Open Source Practices, Version 4.0

In 2007, Sean O'Sullivan , one of the founders of MapInfo , graciously made a donation to his alma mater , the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in...Read more

Ready to be an open source contributor but don't know where to start?

In early 2009, as the stories of many websites begin, a few college friends were considering what kind of project they might start together. In this...Read more