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Havoc Pennington
by Havoc Pennington
on February 28, 2018

Highlights from the FOSDEM package management dev room

By Andrew Nesbitt on February 15, 2018
A couple weeks ago a number of us from Tidelift travelled to Belgium for FOSDEM, an annual free software conference that has grown to become one of ...

Dependency management and your software health

By Keenan Szulik on February 8, 2018
As I’ve written about before, the packaging of open source software is trending towards increasingly granular modules, distributed through a ...

Bit Rot: the silent killer

By Andrew Nesbitt on January 30, 2018
Your code is rotting right now.

JavaScript, NPM, and the rise of granular software

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

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

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