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Software Outreach

Since early 2016, Public Lab has worked to make our open source software projects more welcoming and inclusive & to grow our software contributor community in diversity and size. This page collects some of those strategies and initiatives.

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Software outreach: Modularity is great for collaboration

by warren 4 days ago | 0 | 96 | 2

Just as Summer of Code deadlines are looming, I wanted to write a bit about modularity...

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An amazing week of software contributing at Public Lab

by warren 9 days ago | 0 | 117 | 2

Hi, everybody - i'm just opening an issue to say THANK YOU to everyone who's been coding here rec...

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Software outreach: Codes of conduct and friendliness

by warren about 1 month ago | 0 | 102 | 0

This is part 2 in our Software Outreach series -- and I wanted to note...

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Software outreach: a blog series

by warren 3 months ago | 0 | 225 | 3

Since early 2016, Public Lab has worked to [make our open source software projects more welcomi...

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Wrapping up Google Summer of Code 2017 at Public Lab

by warren 5 months ago | 1 | 193 | 3

Hi, everyone! This past week we wrapped up our fourth year of Google Summer of Code (see #gsoc), ...

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Web Working Group Update 18: May 2017

by warren 7 months ago | 2 | 165 | 0

Many apologies for a late monthly update -- it's been busy! Brief summary as per GitHub Pulse: [h...

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Web Working Group Update 17: April 2017

by warren 9 months ago | 0 | 197 | 1

Activity on the Public Lab website codebase has been a little lower than typical, in large part d...

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Web Working Group Update 16: March

by warren 10 months ago | 0 | 243 | 1

The past month was a bit different from previous months, for a few reasons. I was traveling for 3...

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Web Working Group Update 15: February

by warren 11 months ago | 0 | 98 | 0

Hi, all -- this is our 15th monthly web working group update. This month has been quieter than th...

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Web Working Group Update 14: January + 2016

by warren 12 months ago | 0 | 96 | 0

This #wwg report will be our fourteenth, and also a look back at the past year's worth of work! ...

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Web Working Group Update 13: December

by warren about 1 year ago | 2 | 69 | 2

We've had a great month of December in the Public Lab software community: Excluding merges, 19...

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Web Working Group Update 12: November

by warren about 1 year ago | 0 | 208 | 1

I'm starting up the Web Working Group's monthly reports again, and, 6 months later, the kind of u...

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Help Public Lab’s software grow by joining a supportive team

by warren about 1 year ago | 7 | 486 | 2

[PublicLab.org][1] and PL's [other open source software][2] is written, maintained, and dreamed u...

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Bridges between our community and our software contributors

by warren about 1 year ago | 0 | 309 | 0

First some background: over the past six months, we've seen a dramatic shift in how code is produ...

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Create a welcoming "first-timers-only" issue to invite new software contributors

by warren about 1 year ago | 2 | 687 | 4

We've been doing some serious outreach for our software contributor community -- that is, people ...

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BostonJS talks focused on welcoming new coding contributors

by warren almost 2 years ago | 6 | 1,156 | 2

I'm speaking tonight at BostonJS, and some of the other speakers are doing really amazing talks o...

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