In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.
Jay Turner gives tips for attracting and maintaining an open source community around networking.
This month Safia answers questions about how to move from a proprietary software background into open source, and how to pick a license for a new open source project.
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic, creator of marketing automation software.
Tessa Mero and Guy Martin kick off CLS 2016 with how to lead an open source project and how to select the right tools for the culture.
Ask Safia is the place to go for answers to your open source community-related questions. Whether you are nervous about submitting your first pull request to a project, or wondering how to write effective bug reports, Safia is here to help with practical, detailed, beginner-friendly answers. So... Read more
In this interview, OpenStack Summit speaker Alexis Monville explains how contributors can increase their happiness on individual and team levels, and he offers a few resources for building healthier teams.
This month Jono Bacon looks at the SCARF model, which is a good starting point for building productive, fair, encouraging communities.
In this interview, OSCON 2016 speaker Jessica Rose explains the role the Dunning-Kruger effect plays in open source communities, and offers tips for managers to help them recognize when candidates under- or over-estimate their own skill levels.
When handled poorly, engaging with a community can lead to major growing pains, raging headaches, and total meltdowns. In this article, I'll discuss how to prevent the headaches before they happen.