Open source lessons from the TODO Group
November 7, 2019
Members of the TODO Groupan open group of companies who collaborate on practices, tools, and other ways to run successful and effective open source projects and programsdiscuss why they started open source offices in their respective companies (Twitter, Netflix, Box, Google, Microsoft, and SanDisk) and share the lessons they learned along the way.
Sustainability in open source
November 5, 2019
Open source efforts have proved to the world that collaborative development creates and innovates at speed and scale. Companies now know that using open source software is table stakes to be economically competitive. Danese Cooper explains how to ensure that the communities that created these opportunities continue to grow, develop, and inspire more new communities.
From RequireJS to webpack
October 17, 2019
Jamund Ferguson offers an overview of Paypal's transition from AMD to CommonJS, a very beneficial move. Moving from RequireJS to webpack meant Paypal could use any module in npm on its frontend and has made it easier to explore new technologies like Flux and React. Jamund summarizes Paypal's experiences to demonstrate how you too can move to webpack with ease.
The Seif project
October 14, 2019
The Web has grown to become a hugely important medium, but it has also become horrendously complex, which extends development schedules and promotes bug formation. Douglas Crockford introduces Seif, an open source project started at PayPal with the goal of transitioning the Web into an application delivery system that will be safer, easier to use, and easier to develop for.