Using conferences for connections
I no longer primarily attend conferences for the talks. Now I attend to make and reinforce connections with community members.
General content posts. You know: the stuff you’re here to read!
Over on The Pragmatic Programmers, I wrote an article about spreading the work fairly when you have infrequent contributors. This is a common issue in open source projects that have people who work on them as their full-time job. Contributors are the lifeblood of an open source community. You want to attract and retain people so that the project is...