The ReadME Project
From gaming with your eyes to coding with AI: New frontiers for accessibility
With open source, developers with disabilities can contribute, collaborate, and participate like never before.
Invite the critics and keep learning
Rohan, aka Blue Edge, on gaining different perspectives, maintaining a growth mindset, and staying true to yourself.
The unique origins of open source in machine learning
How open source came to dominate machine learning and what that means for today.
How to put the plus in ‘staff+’ engineer
Whether you’re already a staff+ engineer or you’re looking to advance, here’s how to be a force multiplier for your teams and organization
Lisa Vanderschuit // Shopify
Help your team sustain a healthy work-life balance
Finding clarity, focus, and agency in day-to-day work.
The ReadME Project amplifies the voices of the developer community by telling stories about:
- Open Source ,
- Culture ,
- Security ,
- DevOps ,
- and more.
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Innovation without barriers
Reframing disability and accessibility, playing Minecraft with your eyes, and what AI means for the future of accessibility.
Claudio Wunder // Hubspot
Find edge case errors in your code base
GitHub Copilot offers some surprising benefits for solving particularly stubborn problems.
The modern web’s underrated powerhouse
It’s one of the most important yet under-appreciated building blocks of the internet.
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The benefits of collaborative maintainership, lessons learned from vintage technology, and tips for getting started with community building.
Jess Pomfret // Data Masterminds
Improve productivity through incremental automation
Small enhancements to daily workflows can have an outsized impact on the amount of available space in our day.
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
How maximalism creeps into places where it doesn’t belong, finding mentors, following what energizes you, and the power of Ping Pong.
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Let the games begin
Getting real about VR, the role of open source in game dev, a new perspective on functional programming, and more
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What’s in a name? Moving GitOps beyond buzzword
An open source effort to define GitOps might save it from becoming just another buzzword.
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Out of the slums and into open source
Using software development as a path out of poverty, Santosh knows a little support goes a long way.
Leonardo Javier Russo // MobilityLauncher
Raising the bar for open source standards
Leonardo is working toward a future where everyone can seamlessly participate in open source.
Building super fans through genuine human connections
Jana’s successful career is driven by her empathy and love for the developer community.
The purest form of collaboration
Avi on the beauty of open source, versatility of computer science, and a viable solution to support burnt-out maintainers.
Prince Shekhar Valluri // LinkedIn
Enterprise code migration with developer happiness in mind
Transformational change without a big bang.
Will Larson // Calm
Move past incident response to reliability
We once relied on crossed fingers and optimism as our first line of defense, but there’s a better way.
Middleware for web applications: it’s not just for enterprises
Write cleaner, more maintainable code—and reuse it in many different contexts.
Naveen Srinivasan & Brian Russell // OpenSSF
In Scorecard we trust
How to strengthen your software supply chain security, improve best practices, and build trust in your projects.