A number of Open-Source Systems (OSS) have created parallel foundations, as legal instruments to better articulate the structure, collaboration and financial model for the project. We study over 80 foundations to analyze the impact they have on the open source projects the foundations aim to help.
Online code editors should be the future of programming, but we are not there yet. In this post we review the latest releases and news around the world of web-based IDEs
Do not let your open source project die of starvation. If you cannot take care of it, put it up for adoption and help it to find a new home to keep growing.
Like it or not, the first thing any recruiter will look at (just after googling your name) is your GitHub Profile. See how you can optimize the visualization of your GitHub profile to prepare it for job seeking
We aim to ensure the sustainability of open source software by providing a framework to model, generate, personalize and combine software bots to help in all phases of software development and maintenance, including community management
Coding time tracking tools will help you understand where your programming time goes (how much of that time is actually spent coding, on what languages, doing what tasks…). Any serious developer needs one of these tools.
Best apps to check and manage your Git repositories and GitHub projects from your Android or iPhone devices.
A bot to fix any misspelled mention of WordPress in your code. The bot checks the files in your pull request and asks for changes if necessary, pointing to the offending files/lines. Bringing the famous CapitalP function to your source code!
The Repairnator project is a project to design, implement and operate a repair bot for continuous integration. After a test failure, it gets the corresponding commit, runs the best-of-breed program repair tools, and suggests a patch to the developer as a pull request on Github
Given its importance, WordPress deserved to have a dedicated impact column in the IEEE Software magazine. IEEE Software‘s mission is to be the best source of reliable, useful, peer-reviewed information for leading software practitioners. The goal of these impact columns is to develop a better quantitative understanding of software’s impact on different industries. As such, the goal of the column is not just to describe a specific software product but to provide some insights on how the software is being developed and some metrics that help to assess its impact.
Decidim, for the Catalan term let’s decide, is a platform for participatory democracy which enables the creation of citizen participation portals. Decidim incorporates components to enable the proposal of initiatives, calling for assemblies, defining processes or calling for consultations.