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JavaScript, NPM, and the rise of granular software

In the last month, we’ve alluded to the relationship between package managers and small, modular packages on a couple of occasions, without ...
Keenan Szulik
by Keenan Szulik
on January 4, 2018

A brief history of package management

By Jeremy Katz on December 19, 2017
Application developers today are used to relying on and pulling in a number of open source libraries to help them focus on the functionality that’s ...

Don't judge a project by its GitHub stars alone

By Keenan Szulik on December 13, 2017
Open source is now universally accepted and employed by developers and companies across the world.  This rise in popularity, though, has raised many ...

What makes a top open source package?

By Keenan Szulik on December 7, 2017
Open source is everywhere—not just in startups or big companies but in practically every development team and every language imaginable. And now we ...

Revealing a world of hidden dependencies with Libraries.io

By Keenan Szulik on December 5, 2017
A couple of weeks ago, we announced that Tidelift had joined forces with Libraries.io to make open source software work better for developers and ...

Our second Libraries.io open data release has arrived

By Andrew Nesbitt on November 30, 2017
Today we’re publishing another Libraries.io open data release with over 311 million rows of metadata about open source projects and the network of ...

An intro to Libraries.io, the universal catalog of open source

By Havoc Pennington on November 28, 2017
Havoc here! I’m one of the co-founders of Tidelift. Last week we announced that Andrew Nesbitt and Ben Nickolls have joined Tidelift, bringing ...

Hello, Tidelift

By Donald Fischer on November 14, 2017
10 PRINT "HELLO, WORLD” Hello from Tidelift!