Lynette Miles

While there are many companies based in open source software that are successfully funding themselves based on consultancy and other services, that’s not necessarily true of individual contributors. As part of our series of talks with Open Source Leaders, Tag1 Consulting’s Managing Director Michael Meyers, VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, and Yjs founder Kevin Jahns talk with Dries Buytaert about open source projects and communities. This talk focuses on open source project sustainability and...

Lynette Miles

During the COVID-19 pandemic, education looks as different as everything else. Teachers and other educators are working hard to help their students learn, and lesson plans are often key to that learning experience. People are most familiar with collaboration in person - but the current situation means more of us, educators included, are working and sharing resources online. Share My Lesson provides free resources for teachers, parents, and other educators. The American Federation of Teachers...

Lynette Miles

When you think about Drupal.org’s infrastructure - what it takes to keep the website running, one of the first names that comes to mind is Tag1 CTO Narayan Newton. Narayan has long been the head of the team that keeps Drupal.org secure and available to everyone. In this Tag1 Team Talk, in our 20 years of Drupal series, Managing Director Michael Meyers talks with Narayan about how he got started, some...

Lynette Miles

Funding your interests isn’t always easy, and that’s true of many open source projects as well. The majority of open source projects are created and maintained by people working on their projects in their spare time. For some, their employers or other companies are willing and able to sponsor open source development projects, enabling their maintainers to do work they would not otherwise be able to do. In this Tag1 Team Talk, CodeMirror and ProseMirror...

Lynette Miles

The American Federation of Teachers is one of the largest unions in the United States, representing 1.7 million members, including educators of all types - from teachers to nurses to support staff, and others. In their roles as educators and staff, their mission is to provide opportunities and education for everyone. Share My Lesson is the AFT’s website for sharing lessons, lesson plans, and other resources for educators of all types. These free resources provide...

Lynette Miles

While many open source projects are successful due in part to their large contributor base, not all projects work best that way; other project leaders prefer to keep contributions from others tightly controlled. Depending on the use cases, either method can work well. For CodeMirror and ProseMirror, a tightly controlled code base is part of the culture of the project.

Lynette Miles

Tag1's 20 years of Drupal series continues with an interview with Senior Architect Francesco Placella. Francesco has had a Drupal.org account for over thirteen years and in that time has made his own significant contributions.

Lynette Miles

Moshe Weitzman is one of the most long standing contributors to Drupal, with one of the lowest user IDs around. His many additions to the project include the long-term maintenance of Drush, to his most recent addition: Drupal Test Traits. In this edition of our Tag1 Team Talks, Moshe takes time out of his schedule to talk with Michael Meyers, Managing Director of Tag1 to talk about the ups and downs and all of their...

Lynette Miles

In this installment of our 20 years of Drupal series of Tag1 Team Talks, Managing DIrector Michael Meyers talks with another of the earliest Drupalers, Marco Molinari. Marco has been a part of the Drupal community for nearly 20 years, joining the project at about the same time as Tag1 team member Moshe Weitzman. As the creator of the taxonomy, forum, and image modules, Marco contributed some of the most widely...

Lynette Miles

Tag1 Consulting team members talk about their experiences and memories as part of the community. In this installment, Managing Director Michael Meyers talks with Senior Architect Doug Green.