The ReadME Project
What we can learn from “_why”, the long lost open source developer
What happens when your impact outlives your code.
Open source momentum and how to find it
Neha knows that to drive value, we have to start by focusing on everyone’s experience.
Tracy Hinds // Open Source Initiative
Asking tough questions to make room for valuable projects
Tracy Hinds works behind the scenes to resolve conflicts so open source developers can do their best work.
Melanie Ensign // Discernible
Effective communication is not about what you say
How to craft the messages people need to hear to get the right results.
How Rust developers are making the web safer
The Rust programming language makes it easier to build safer software. What will it take to Rust All the Things?
Colby Fayock // Applitools
Overcoming human error with code automation and testing
From linting to deployment, here’s how to use automation to cut back grunt work and maximize fun.
Aaron Turner // WebAssembly
From hacking prepaid phones to maintaining WebAssembly
Aaron Turner learned code to upgrade his phone, change his life, and give those with limited means access to better tools.
David Noël-Romas // Stripe
Time management for makers
As makers, software engineers should adopt these seven essential habits.
Brian Douglas // open-sauced
Taking a chance on others, and yourself
Bdougie on the pivotal (often heartbreaking) moments that led him to find his true calling.
The ReadMe PodcastSee all
THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 12
Prioritizing empathy and taking risks to build Chakra UI
Founder Segun Adebayo on creating opportunities.
THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 11
Creating space and opportunity with She Code Africa
Founder Ada Nduka Oyom on giving women the tools to thrive as developers.
Featured ArticlesSee all
Developer StoriesSee all
Learning by doing, from Python to Twitch
Drawn to the community aspect of open source, Anthony uses Twitch as a modern classroom.
Limor Fried // Adafruit Industries
Leading the community of Adafruit
Limor Fried on making firm decisions, weeding out negativity, and building something better, together.
Nader Dabit // react-native-elements
From finding his calling to mastering React Native
Nader is energized by getting vulnerable on open source, learning, teaching, and connecting.
Chasing dreams, data, and creative coding
Shirley on creating art, representing Asian women in tech, and finding the work that resonates.
Jerome Hardaway // Vets Who Code
Teaching in public with GitHub
Uplift others by sharing your knowledge.
A dev’s guide to open source software licensing
A crash course in licensing.
How to write an internal production failure incident communication
What do you say when the system is down?