Measurement is one of the hard problems in managing open source communities and also in developer relations.
How do you measure the health of an open source project’s contribution level? What tools are available to articulate the pace and types of commit your project receives?
Bitergia is both a suite of open source tools, and a company, aiming to help open source projects to understand the health of the project specifically in terms of the code and similar contributions it receives. Manrique Lopez from Bitergia explained more about the tools and how people use them, in this interview recorded at OSCON Austin 2016.
All the fun stuff happens with shiny new tech, right? Nah. You can get audiences excited about older tech, if you serve them well.
Are dev rel teams just here to make everyone feel good about using a technology or is there a deeper responsibility?