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How open source software is fighting COVID-19

Work is hard right now. COVID-19 makes it a challenge to stay focused and motivated. But it was cathartic for me to do some research into how the ...
Jeff Stern
by Jeff Stern
on April 1, 2020

Why scanning isn't enough

By Cameron Miller on March 31, 2020
Developers today can choose from millions of free open source components, enabling them to build applications faster than ever before. But with great ...

All new! The Tidelift guide to choosing open source packages well

By Amy Hays on March 17, 2020
How does your organization currently vet the open source packages you’re using to build your apps?

Tidelift and Girls Who Code partner to support diversity in open source

By Jeff Stern on January 28, 2020
It has been well documented that open source has a serious diversity problem. It’s not OK, and we need to support change—not only because it’s the ...

How much time do developers spend actually writing code?

By Chris Grams on October 31, 2019
In June of 2019, Tidelift and The New Stack jointly fielded a survey of professional software developers. Almost 400 people responded with thoughts ...

How to welcome community contributions to your open source project

By Kate Mancuso on October 29, 2019
Greetings! So you’re considering actively recruiting more contributors to your open source project for the first time. That’s great! It can be ...

Improve collaboration through community health files

By Blaine Bublitz on September 10, 2019
Whether you are an open source project maintainer or just starting to contribute on your first project, community health files in the project ...

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 ...

A peek inside the Tidelift technology stack

By Jeremy Katz on August 22, 2019
Like most engineers, I’m always curious about the technology stack the companies I admire are built upon. We’ve had several people ask about what we ...

Want a Pay the Maintainers t-shirt? Here’s how to get one for free.

By Chris Grams on June 24, 2019
(Note: as of June 27th, all of the free t-shirts have been claimed. But you can still take the survey, we'd love to get your feedback, and thanks for ...

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