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In a recession, who’s looking out for the open source maintainers?

As the global economy enters a recession triggered by many businesses, schools, and services shutting down to slow the spread of COVID-19, I’ve been ...
Donald Fischer
by Donald Fischer
on May 12, 2020

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By Donald Fischer on October 22, 2019
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By Donald Fischer on September 17, 2019
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By Donald Fischer on August 29, 2019
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Tidelift teams up with Ruby Together to support infrastructure for every Ruby developer

By Donald Fischer on July 17, 2019
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What is managed open source?

By Donald Fischer on June 27, 2019
Take yourself back in time for a minute. It is 2007, and you’ve just finished building your new J2EE app. You get a message on your Blackberry from ...

Tidelift partners with GitHub, funds 4,000 open source projects

By Donald Fischer on May 23, 2019
Today, GitHub announced GitHub Sponsors, a tool to help support open source creators, with Tidelift as a launch partner.

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