The ReadME Project
THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 21
Build your own luck
A new co-host, a new format, a functional programming renaissance, and strategies to increase your luck.
Building the future of the command line
Open source developers are making the command line more friendly—and more powerful.
Sometimes they say yes
Aaron on playing it uncool, advocating for yourself, and asking for your dream job.
Frances Coronel // Byteboard
ONWARD: A framework for maintaining maintainers
Whether the project has 3 or 3000 contributors, here’s what to focus on when collaborating with other maintainers.
The five-minute feedback fix
Writing directly-testable design requirements can help deliver high-quality software faster, and with less frustration.
Justin Watts // Telus
Shift security left in one day
It’s getting easier and more intuitive to catch mistakes before they spiral into disasters.
Aaron Francis // Tuple
Publishing your work increases your luck
For every snarky comment, there are 10x as many people admiring your work.
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.
Stewards of code, stewards of each other
Kara on supporting, sharing, and contributing to the contributors of open source.
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THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 20
Hosts in the hot seat
Neha and Brian turn the interview tables on each other.
THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 19
freeCodeCamp: For curious people, by curious people
Founder Quincy on his journey from journalist to OSS pioneer.
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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.
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.
The art of learning a little about a lot
Karthik goes with the flow, follows his passions, and gives back to the community.
swyx | @swyx
Breaking apart the monolith
The open source movement should really be modeled after social clubs and city governments.
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.