Upgrade to Pro — share decks privately, control downloads, hide ads and more …

How to manage an open source project

How to manage an open source project

Slides for an introductory talk on opensource delivered at h4ckademy, Google Campus Madrid, on august 2015

Juanjo Bazán

August 12, 2015

More Decks by Juanjo Bazán

Other Decks in Programming


  1. README file • Present the project • Step-by-step Install Instructions

    • Status of the Project (build info/date/...) • Basic use case/examples • Contact info
  2. CONTRIBUTING file • How to report bugs • How to

    suggest improvements / new features • How to contribute code • Style guides
  3. Nurture a community • Be polite with rejections • Explain

    your whys/why-nots • Answer as much/fast as you can • Delegate