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The results are in from our 2018 professional open source survey. Learn more.

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Sustain, a one-day conversation about sustainability in open source

Sustain is a one-day event where 100 diverse open source “sustainers” gather together to discuss the unique challenges facing open source ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on August 8, 2018

Vue.js, Evan You, and the intersection between art, design, and technology

By Amy Hays on August 2, 2018
Evan You didn’t plan for his popular JavaScript framework, Vue.js, to become a full-time job. It just happened.

Introducing the Tidelift open source software assessment

By John Marcus III on July 31, 2018
Recently, Tidelift published the results of our 2018 survey of professional open source users and maintainers. There are several surprising findings ...

Babel, Vue, and Vuetify are now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on July 24, 2018
We’re happy to share that the Tidelift subscription now includes three popular open source projects within the JavaScript ecosystem: Babel, Vue, and ...

Our 2018 professional open source survey report is now available

By Keenan Szulik on July 17, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...

Why do people pay for open source?

By Donald Fischer on July 10, 2018
The free ride opportunity Free riding is practically the definition of open source software. (Well, there is a definition in fact, but bear with me.)

Tidelift’s Luis Villa on friction, sustainability, and open source

By Luis Villa on July 3, 2018
Back in February, our own Luis Villa spoke at RedMonk’s Monkigras conference in London. This year’s topic was one very near and dear to our hearts: ...

Why Oscar joined Tidelift

By Oscar Spencer on June 28, 2018
In the beginning there was a big beige box I met the road that led me to Tidelift many years ago. When I was young, I was fascinated that one could ...

Tidelift’s contribution to open source sustainability

By Chris Grams on June 25, 2018
Over the weekend, Danny Crichton at TechCrunch wrote an in-depth piece entitled Open source sustainability about some of the challenges facing open ...

So we pay the maintainers... what would they be willing to do? Survey results part 9

By Keenan Szulik on June 21, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...