The best open source teams also have clear documentation, regular releases, and predictable versioning. If you want to learn the soft skills needed to grow and maintain an open source project, this book is for you.
Community An active community is the most valuable asset for an open source project. But like the code itself, it can also be one of its biggest liabilities. A community that grows quickly can get out of hand, making it harder for you to stay organized and keep up with. Questions and feature requests will begin queueing up. While participating in one thread, you could lose track of what’s being discussed in another, where soon they will demand your attention. There are different communication channels for different needs: Issue trackers for con...read more