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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Community Building
Date Thu, 05 Nov 2015 05:01:30 GMT
I know I've been sounding like a broken record lately with regard to
the Apache Maturity model,
but here it goes again:
https://community.apache.org/apache-way/apache-project-maturity-model.html

Seriously. This is a great check list of things you can focus on to improve and
develop your community.

Thanks,
Roman.

On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 1:28 PM, Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@hortonworks.com> wrote:
> This is a great list from Julian.  To that list, I would just add that
> it's helpful to maintain a queue of newbie work, so that new contributors
> have something small but tangible to do.  Different projects choose
> different methods of managing this in JIRA.  You could link to a JIRA
> filter for all issues at Trivial priority.  You could use a "newbie" label
> applied to individual JIRAs that are newbie friendly.
>
> The important point is to keep these issues defined to a small scope, like
> fixing a tiny bug or typos in documentation.  In some ways, it's more
> about helping new contributors practice building, testing and contributing.
>
> --Chris Nauroth
>
>
>
>
> On 10/20/15, 12:06 PM, "Julian Hyde" <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>Here are some ideas:
>>* Conduct business in the open, on the dev list and in JIRAs
>>* Be welcoming to new contributors
>>* Release early and often
>>* Make code super-easy to install
>>* Speak at conferences and meetups in every geography where you have
>>contributors
>>* Create a twitter account for the project and use it to propagate news
>>and have conversations with other twitter users
>>* Encourage contributions of all sizes and types - not just code
>>* Add ³how to get started², ³how you can help² pages to the web site
>>* Consider other channels (e.g. hangouts, IRC) if your community wants
>>them. But be careful to keep business (e.g. making decisions) on the list
>>
>>If these ideas are familiar it¹s no accident - the Apache Way is a proven
>>method to build community.
>>
>>Julian
>>
>>
>>> On Oct 20, 2015, at 12:49 AM, Atri Sharma <atri@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I would like to understand steps and ideas around community building.
>>>
>>> Currently we have a PPMC of wide spectrum of developers and core engine
>>> development is currently handled by myself, Nupur and Amrish.
>>>
>>> Gaurav is working on the website and Gaurav and Ayrton are discussing
>>>the
>>> potential of a REST API for Concerted.
>>>
>>> We have added two new contributors since we went into ASF Incubation:
>>> Gaurav and Anand.
>>>
>>> I would like to understand how we can start telling people about our
>>> project, inviting more contributors and getting the game going. I am
>>>hoping
>>> that our mentors will guide us in this direction as well.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Atri
>>>
>>> --
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Atri
>>> Apache Concerted
>>
>>
>

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