Have you ever struggled when managing contributor identities within software projects? GrimoireLab is developing a new SortingHat version, the tool used for identity management, to turn it into a GraphQL service! This article summarizes how we used Graphene, a library for building GraphQL APIs in Python, for boosting SortingHat’s integration with other apps.
In our previous post about Cauldron, we introduced Cauldron as a SaaS solution for project managers, analysts, and developers to analyze the community and processes of open source software development projects.
More and more software companies are realizing how important is to have a solid developer community and start hiring DevRel roles for their core business. Tracking and collecting evidence of how your actions are performing to know if you’re archiving the established goals, is crucial when implementing DevRel programs.
Hey Python programmers and Data Nerds! Once again, CHAOSS and GrimoireLab is part of Google Summer of Code: A three months paid program held during summer where students have the opportunity to improve their programming skills and get experience within Open Source
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Nowadays, since every company is a tech company, Open Source Program Offices (AKA OSPO) are getting popular among many organizations such as Uber, Comcast, Google, Amazon, Intel, etc. to better implement Open Source projects within their company to promote cross-community collaboration and thus, create a centralized organization of expertise around Open Source activities.
One of the main problems community managers face when they want to measure project’s health, is related with the life-cycle of it. If community managers are able to identify whether the project is either in growth, maturity or decline, that can be used when making further decisions regarding the project and its developer community
Open source is more than GitHub. Every day, you find open source developers using Slack to communicate with other community members, JIRA as bug-tracking tool, Meetup for community meetings, or Jenkins for continuous integration process. Even though GitHub plays an important role , it shouldn’t be considered the holy grail of open source when measuring our projects.
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A developer relations (AKA DevRel) builds relationships with the developer community and is the linchpin between a company and its community. They are advocates (AKA avocados) in charge of creating healthy ecosystems and attractive open source projects, promote education and are usually involved in social activities such as conferences, developer events or community projects. Developer avocados need to show to the developer community they care about their interests but also show what their company do, while increasing talent acquisition.
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On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Uber hosted its first open source event, Uber Open Summit 2018 for developers and community leaders. For this special occasion, Bitergia created a report to highlight Uber Open Source community engagement. Like many open source program offices, Uber open source had questions regarding project activity and performance, two important factors for decision making. Here are some examples of those questions: