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Meet Joda maintainer, Stephen Colbourne

One day back in 2000, Joda maintainer Stephen Colbourne decided to contribute to the Apache Commons Project. His goal? He wanted to help improve the ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on November 5, 2019

PHPStan is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on October 23, 2019
PHPStan is a PHP static analysis tool that helps you discover bugs in your code without actually running it. It catches whole classes of bugs even ...

Changelog’s maintainer spotlight featuring Mongoose maintainer, Val Karpov

By Amy Hays on October 10, 2019
Each month, we partner with the podcast The Changelog on a new Maintainer Spotlight featuring an open source maintainer who is doing interesting work.

New to Tidelift: version usage analytics for lifters

By Keenan Szulik on October 8, 2019
By virtue of working with hundreds of open source maintainers, one of the loudest and clearest pain points we’ve heard is that they have limited ...

Websockets is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on September 24, 2019
Websockets is a library for building WebSocket servers and clients in Python with a focus on correctness and simplicity. Built on top of asyncio, ...

Level up your project into a commercial product with Tidelift

By Blaine Bublitz on September 19, 2019
Our mission at Tidelift is to make open source work better for users and creators alike. 

Thousands of packages are eligible for income on Tidelift. Here’s how to search the growing list.

By Keenan Szulik on September 5, 2019
When we hosted our first ever lifter event earlier this year, we asked the open source maintainers in attendance to imagine the future of open ...

Check out The Changelog's maintainer spotlight, featuring lifter Feross Aboukhadijeh

By Amy Hays on September 3, 2019
A few months ago, we announced our partnership with the podcast The Changelog. Each month, we partner with them on a new Maintainer Spotlight podcast ...

Project Lombok's Roel Spilker: Why rejecting good ideas is the hardest part of being a maintainer

By Brenna Heaps on August 27, 2019
Project Lombok maintainer Roel Spilker thinks the hardest part of being a maintainer is rejecting good feature ideas. It’s heartbreaking, he said, to ...

How an annoying Python package led Alex Clark to create Pillow

By Brenna Heaps on August 15, 2019
While working in a Python CMS called Plone, Alex Clark kept running into issues with its imaging library, PIL, caused by the non-standard way it was ...

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