The ReadME Project
Chaos engineering helps DevOps cope with complexity
How open source is spreading chaos thinking.
Dana Lawson // Netlify
Hiring technical talent: An exercise in clarity, patience, and preparation
The two-way experience is as much about technical skills as it is about team fit.
The art of learning a little about a lot
Karthik goes with the flow, follows his passions, and gives back to the community.
Creating a popular OSS library is a marathon, not a sprint
How to stay sane and keep your project on the right path.
Championing the nontraditional path
Peggy creates more value than she captures, amplifies underrepresented contributors, and champions as many people as possible.
What hacking AOL taught a generation of programmers
The open source ethos behind rogue AOL add-ons.
There are no warranties on open source
Feross on building OSS building blocks, rewriting the rules, and releasing obligations.
Lorin Hochstein // Netflix
Making operational work more visible
How to shoulder-surf remotely and learn from the experiences of others.
Challenging the expectations of open source
Rose on the art of observation, projecting confidence, and seizing opportunities to learn.
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Hosts in the hot seat
Neha and Brian turn the interview tables on each other.
THE README PODCAST // S2.7
freeCodeCamp: For curious people, by curious people
Founder Quincy on his journey from journalist to OSS pioneer.
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Astronomy is a software based field, and the community is building their own open source tools.
Developer StoriesSee all
Keeping an Ace up your sleeve
To make a global impact, Adewale shines the spotlight on Nigerian developers and prioritizes accessibility.
Move intentionally and fix things
Tatiana on chasing good energy, considering intent, and judging yourself on your last action.
Pedro Nauck // Docz
Prioritizing health and balance over Docz
Pedro went from unhealthy, anxiety-filled days to a more sustainable, creative lifestyle.
Felipe de Morais // AfroPython
Lowering the barrier of entry into open source
Felipe does all he can to make it easier for others to get involved and thrive in the IT world.
Taking a DevRel approach to developer onboarding
Maximizing community participation is a journey, not a destination.
John Allspaw // Adaptive Capacity Labs
What we talk about when we talk about ‘root cause’
It’s a lot more nuanced than you might think.
Monica Powell // Newsela
Brag now, remember later: Document your accomplishments
In Part Four of her series, Monica shows how you are in a unique position to be your best advocate.
Monica Powell // Newsela
Your future self will thank you: Building your personal documentation
In Part Three of this series, Monica explains how to build a second brain of knowledge you’ll use over and over.