Maintaining Open Source Projects

Maintaining Open Source Projects

Lightning talk at Windy City Rails 2014-09-05
Video: http://vimeo.com/107470399

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Benjamin Fleischer

September 05, 2014
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    M A I N TA I N I N G

    O P E N S O U R C E P R O J E C T S B E N J A M I N . F L E I S C H E R @ R A I S E . C O M @ H A Z U L A
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    A . K . A . A L L Y

    O U R C O D E A R E B E L O N G T O U S
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    Have you ever had trouble using a gem? • “It

    doesn’t work in some way” or ! • “It’s missing a feature” or ! • “There is no/missing documentation”
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    W H AT C A N Y O U D

    O A B O U T I T ? H A V I N G T R O U B L E W I T H A G E M • give up • complain • write ugly hack • blog about it
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    W H AT C A N Y O U D

    O A B O U T I T ? H A V I N G T R O U B L E W I T H A G E M You are part of the code community. You can give back!
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    W H AT C A N Y O U D

    O A B O U T I T ? H A V I N G T R O U B L E W I T H A G E M • Ask a question / discuss the issue on the mailing list, if any • Create an issue in the repository. • Fork the repository and make a Pull Request • Add documentation or helpful information to the wiki
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    M A I N TA I N I N G

    O P E N S O U R C E P R O J E C T S B E N J A M I N . F L E I S C H E R @ R A I S E . C O M @ H A Z U L A https://speakerdeck.com/bf4/ maintaining-open-source-projects