OSCON is the annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention. Read our growing collection of articles and speaker interviews.

OSCON moves to Austin: Will the 18th OSCON be the best one yet?

OSCON moves to Austin
We interview the OSCON chairs to learn more about the event's move to Austin and find out what's in store for attendees.Read more

Tips for how to plan an open source event

Nicole Engard recaps an OSCON workshop on how to plan and run tech events.Read more

How to get designers involved in your software project

Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard offers an overview of a keynote from Una Kravets, who spoke about ways open source communities can recruit...Read more

7 books every community manager should read

If you're interested in managing a great community and/or being great leader, check out these 7 recommended reads.Read more

A guide for community management from Jono Bacon

We've seen a remarkable growth in community all over the world—people are getting together to make things, do things, hack, etc. This simple idea of...Read more

Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps

We sat down with developer Aure Moser ahead of her OSCON talk "Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps."Read more

What's next for open source question answering technologies

Grant Ingersoll is CTO at Lucidworks, provider of Fusion, but his claim to the open source community are his contributions to Apache Lucene, Solr,...Read more

What matters most? Using metrics to build a better team

PhD student Dawn Foster previews her OSCON 2015 talk about measuring the health and success of an open source community.Read more