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Thank you for a record year (and looking ahead to 2015)

2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators , editors,...Read more

What makes your developers stick around?

A study of participants in open source projects reveals best practices for community managers and lead developers. Study researched and performed by...Read more

4 lessons from the trenches of community management

The life of a community manager is challenging and rewarding. Building systematic ways to engage a community and understanding why they value being...Read more

What collaboration tools do you favor?

open source collaboration tools
Collabortation is part of the participation pillar of the open source way. It's how we hash out the details of a project, usher the best ideas to the...Read more

Which of these collaboration tools do you use most?

Collabortation is part of the participation pillar of the open source way. It's how we hash out the details of a project, usher the best ideas to the top, and succeed in our communities of innovation. There are many methods by which to collaborate. Which pulls out the very best in you and pushes you to new heights?Read more

How to analyze corporate contributions to open source projects

Analyzing corporate contributions
In proprietary software, the company contributes 100% of the code. If you think about a traditional proprietary software product, it has a...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

Calling all open source gurus

participation in Opensource.com
On Opensource.com in 2011 we launched our points and badge system . Many of our readers log in daily, vote on and rate articles, add their comments,...Read more