Creating a User Journey for Your Open Source Community

Creating a User Journey for Your Open Source Community

In this session, we will go through how to design a community path to increase user involvement over time. Much of this will go through how to initiate early user engagement and build on that momentum over time. By creating a strong and powerful user experience in turn you create opportunity and access for your users and build a stronger, more vibrant community


Francesca Krihely

July 25, 2013


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    This is it. This is what matters. How it makes

    someone feel. Will it make life better? Does it deserve to exist? We spend a lot of time On a few great things. Until every idea we touch Enhances each life it touches.
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    ‘We think about the first 2 minutes with Meteor. We

    are maniacal about the developer experience’ Matt Debergalis, Founder, Meteor Development Group
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    Step 1: make the n00bs love you product: the first

    two minutes the first two hours the first two days
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    Aleksandar Lazic, Full story from: http:// At the end

    of 2006 I have started to translate the src/ core/nginx.c from the source… there wasn’t any docs for this even in Russia
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    •  Rewards •  Get them excited •  Get them connected

    with each other – Study Groups – User Groups
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    A set of actual or potential customers, for a given

    set of products or services, who have a common set of needs or wants and references each other when making a buying decision.