Gulp JS maintainer Blaine Bublitz and a better solution for supporting open source

Blaine Bublitz thinks about open source sustainability a lot. In the past two years, he’s tried a few different avenues to get funding for the ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on December 18, 2018

What motivates open source maintainers?

By Luis Villa on December 13, 2018
When you download a new open source package, how much time do you spend much time thinking about the person who actually wrote the code?

Standard JS is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on December 11, 2018
We’re excited to share that the Tidelift Subscription now includes support for Standard JS!

From Jade to Pug: How Forbes Lindesay adopted a project from a NodeJS legend

By Amy Hays on December 4, 2018
Forbes Lindesay adopted his pet project, Pug, from an open source legend–TJ Holowaychuk. TJ is a prolific NodeJS developer, who created an array of ...

Adopting projects out of the limelight: Why David Rodriguez works on byebug and Active Admin

By Amy Hays on November 20, 2018
When David Rodriguez first started working with the Ruby programming language, he noticed the Ruby debugger didn’t work properly.

Welcome to Tidelift, Jeff Forcier!

By Brenna Heaps on November 1, 2018
We’re excited to share that maintainer Jeff Forcier will now be providing assurances for a number of projects as part of the Tidelift Subscription. ...

Open source creators: Red Hat got $34 billion and you got $0. Here's why.

By Donald Fischer on October 31, 2018
In the aftermath of IBM’s announced acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion in the largest software deal ever, countless VC investor, stock analyst, ...

Nuxt is the 4th fastest growing project on GitHub

By Keenan Szulik on October 25, 2018
This month, GitHub released it its yearly report, the State of the Octoverse, detailing many unique insights about the state of the open source ...

How to use funding for your open source project

By Brenna Heaps on October 4, 2018
We’ve been speaking with a lot of open source maintainers about how to get paid and what that might mean for their project, and the same question ...

A new option for open source maintainers

By Luis Villa on September 20, 2018
Before I helped start Tidelift, I built a private legal practice focused on the needs of open source developers. My clients spanned from individuals ...

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