May Update: Join us at SustainOSS! + more

May Update: Join us at SustainOSS! + more

June 19 in SF @ GitHub HQ

Join us for SustainOSS, a one day conversation about how to sustain open source for the future. It’s a small event (100 people max) so please make sure to book your space soon.

We have travel assistance, childcare subsidies, and scholarships available. And, of course, we’re organizing the finances transparently through Open Collective!

[more info + book tickets]

Welcome New Collectives!

Lumo maintainer António launched a new collective for Lumo with a detailed blog post about its goals, growth, and sustainability as a project.

In less than 6 months, Lumo has by far outgrown every expectation I had created. What started as a simple toy project has now become a tool that many of us use daily, either as a Clojure playground or in some more intricate use cases…. Today I’m launching an initiative to ensure the steady growth and long term viability of Lumo. [read more]

And a warm welcome to…

  • on a mission to enable real-time bidirectional communication on every platform.
  • Cucumber: on a mission to help software teams create great software with executable specifications.

Special Offer

Maintainer Mountaineer provides repository developer experience audits, org-wide audits, README checks and overhauls, and also some plans for maintenance and issue triage. Open Collective users get 20% off any of the deals — just contact Richard at and mention OpenCollective.

New Help Docs

Has Your Open Source Community Raised Money? Here’s How to Spend It.
Getting cash is hard, but spending it is easy, right? Actually, utilizing funding can be a challenge.

Wiki Updated: Detailed help info about everything from the API to notifications to setting up your own host.

From the Blogs

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