We round up 10 tips for rocking your octo-project and getting your new project off to a great start on GitHub.
In the Node.js project, new contributors account for ~50% of all contributors per month.
Put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server with rdiff-backup.
Seth Kenlon shares tips for getting the Raspberry Pi to act more like an embedded microcontroller than a mini PC.
Open source community members share what they like (or don't like) in a project sticker, their rules for which stickers are collected and displayed, and their wish lists for stickers they're still hoping to collect. Plus, we present the Rules for Sticker Club, and a list of sticker tips for open... Read more
This week, the FUEL project will hold the 2nd annual FUEL GILT Conference on November 14 and 15, 2014 in Pune, India. The event will be hosting several presentations, discussions, and workshops about various topics related to globalization, internationalization, localization, and translation.
Let's reminisce. What was the first open source tool you ever used? Was it for work or fun? Maybe you were trying to start or finish a project and reached for a free and accessible tool? Or maybe you just have a preference for open source software? Tell us about it. We're collecting stories. You... 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.
Ansible shares some of their community practices, which have helped to make Ansible remarkably successful in generating participation in a relatively short time.
Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com. These three parties co-hosted an Open Education Resources (OER) summer camp on Luxi Island off the coast of China. For Wenzhou Medical University, the summer camp had been a part of... Read more