The ReadME Project
Don’t call it a comeback: Why Java is still champ
Far from dead, the perpetually-popular language is up to speed and ready for the future.
swyx | @swyx
Breaking apart the monolith
The open source movement should really be modeled after social clubs and city governments.
Stewards of code, stewards of each other
Kara on supporting, sharing, and contributing to the contributors of open source.
Rose Judge // VMware
Configuring your Git environment for success
A quick-start guide to less frustration and better workflows.
Build a CI/CD workflow with Github Actions
Catch issues and remove the need for manual processes so you can focus on adding features.
Sabrina Li // FullStory
Keep separate codebases in sync with GitHub Actions
Boost developer productivity by automating manual tasks.
Functional programming is finally going mainstream
Object-oriented and imperative programming aren’t going away, but functional programming is finding its way into more codebases.
Jonathan Leitschuh // his security research work
The thrill of open source security
Jonathan finds broken things and fixes them to make the world a more secure place.
Cassidy Williams // Remote
Functional Programming 101
A deep dive on the benefits of functional programming and why it’s actually easier than you think.
The ReadMe PodcastSee all
THE README PODCAST // S2.8
Hosts in the hot seat
Neha and Brian turn the interview tables on each other.
THE README PODCAST // S2.7
freeCodeCamp: For curious people, by curious people
Founder Quincy on his journey from journalist to OSS pioneer.
Featured ArticlesSee all
Decisions are the essence of open source maintainership.
Developer StoriesSee all
Great leaders create more leaders
Frances on building community, gaining social capital, and embracing your identity.
Driven by conversation and connection
Mahmoud on projects for the public good, sticky challenges, and the purity of open source.
Championing the nontraditional path
Peggy creates more value than she captures, amplifies underrepresented contributors, and champions as many people as possible.
The art of learning a little about a lot
Karthik goes with the flow, follows his passions, and gives back to the community.
Steve Martinelli & Genevieve L'Esperance // Shopify
Continuously deploying custom storefronts
Using GitHub Actions to deploy a custom storefront with Shopify.
Lisa Tagliaferri, PhD // Chainguard
Implementing software security in open source
How to automate security and build confidence in your code.
Kathy Korevec // Vercel
Interview the interviewer
It’s not presumptuous to turn the tables on an interviewer.