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.
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.
Libraries.io monitors over 2 million open source libraries/packages from 36 package managers (npm, maven, Pypi, etc) and gathers relevant information about each of them, including their license, releases, contributors and dependencies.
Software bots can assist developers in all phases of the development process. Here, we present a selection of the most useful bots you can start using right away to improve the way you create or maintain (open source) software projects.
Integration of scattered software project data (Git, Bugzilla, GitHub, Slack…) into a central relational database to perform all kinds of cross-cutting data analysis with standard SQL
I tried to get some help from all these so-called smart IDEs to write a simple class to read a file. These are the results I got.
Great initiative to encourage people to contribute back to all those open source projects they are using for free
There are quite a few reasons to want to hide your GitHub activity. Here we show you several ways to be in GitHub under an incognito mode
Have you ever tried to explain to a non-techie how software development works in GitHub (with the concepts of fork, branch, pull request, merge,…)?. Not easy. We hope our infographic can help.
The idea behind 101 wiki is simple, let's try to have as many implementations as possible for the same scenario, a simple Human Resource Management System (the so-called 101companies System) so that we can help people (teachers, students, developers, software...
Mining information on software projects hosted on GitHub can reveal a lot of useful information on how software projects (and the community behind them) should be managed to optimize your chances of success