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Babel, Vue, and Vuetify are now part of the Tidelift Subscription

We’re happy to share that the Tidelift subscription now includes three popular open source projects within the JavaScript ecosystem: Babel, Vue, and ...
Brenna Heaps
by Brenna Heaps
on July 24, 2018

Want to see Microsoft's open source contributions? Here's the list.

By Keenan Szulik on June 12, 2018
Last week, Microsoft announced that it was acquiring GitHub, a decision that would have shocked the software community just a few years ago. But as a ...

Finishing the Vuex Duck: An alternative to mutation-types.js

By John Bintz on April 24, 2018
If you’re doing a large React project, you’re probably using Redux for state management. In the past when designing my own large React projects, ...

Want to better understand your current dependencies? Here's how.

By Havoc Pennington on February 28, 2018
Today we're launching the Tidelift Subscription, a service that gives professional assurances to commercial users of open source while funding ...

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 ...