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Tidelift steps up managed open source support for the PyData ecosystem with NumFOCUS partnership

Today we announced a collaboration with NumFOCUS to support three linchpin projects within the Python scientific and technical computing ...
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on October 22, 2019

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Tidelift and the Python Software Foundation join up to support Flask and Pallets Projects

By Donald Fischer on September 17, 2019
Today the Python Software Foundation and Tidelift announced a partnership to support the community-driven Pallets Projects. These include the open ...

How to get an enterprise-class experience for community-led open source projects

By Donald Fischer on August 29, 2019
Once chided as a movement made up of communists and thieves, open source today is the modern development platform for corporate applications. Across ...

Tidelift teams up with Ruby Together to support infrastructure for every Ruby developer

By Donald Fischer on July 17, 2019
Today Tidelift and Ruby Together jointly announced an industry-first collaboration to support critical Ruby infrastructure. Through the Tidelift ...

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.

The closed source sustainability crisis

By Donald Fischer on April 25, 2019
Today, it is clear—any software development platform that is not open source faces a sustainability crisis.  

Paying the maintainers: not just how, but why

By Donald Fischer on March 12, 2019
This afternoon at the annual Open Source Leadership Summit, the Linux Foundation announced an initiative called CommunityBridge, “a new platform ...

Pay the maintainers!

By Donald Fischer on March 7, 2019
Right around the time that we were getting started with Tidelift, the New York Times published a compelling editorial entitled “Let’s Get Excited ...

VICE Motherboard on the business of funding open source development

By Donald Fischer on February 19, 2019
Daniel Oberhaus at VICE Motherboard published an extensive essay last week delving into the history and future of open source development. It’s a ...

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