Managing Large Open-Source Projects

This talk was given on May 21, 2019. Slides are available here.

In this talk, I cover how to set up, maintain, and encourage contributions to an open-source project, including creating a community and dealing with potential issues that may arise.

Some of the key points covered are:

  • What to do before you begin
  • How to encourage contributions
  • How to manage the community and support
  • How to manage yourself

About the Author

Maddy Miller

Hi, I'm Maddy Miller, a Senior Software Engineer at Clipchamp at Microsoft. In my spare time I love writing articles, and I also develop the Minecraft mods WorldEdit, WorldGuard, and CraftBook. My opinions are my own and do not represent those of my employer in any capacity.

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