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Guides

The Tidelift guide to managing open source

The Tidelift guide to managing open source

This guide explores best practices for software development teams seeking to optimize their use of open source components.
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The Tidelift guide to choosing open source packages well

The Tidelift guide to choosing open source packages well

Learn how to quickly and safely choose the best packages for your application development projects.
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The Tidelift guide to working with open source licenses

The Tidelift guide to working with open source licenses

We explain important licensing considerations for any team using open source components.
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Tools

Convince your team one pager and presentation

Convince your team one pager and presentation

Need help convincing your team to order the Tidelift Subscription? We've got you covered.
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ROI Calculator

ROI Calculator

Visualize how much time and money the Tidelift Subscription can save your team.
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Dependency analyzer

Dependency analyzer

Send us the package manager files from one of your projects, and we'll email you details about 3 problems worth addressing right away.
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Videos

What software development teams should know about open source licenses

What software development teams should know about open source licenses

Tidelift cofounder and licensing expert Luis Villa discusses what you should know about open source licenses.
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How the Tidelift Subscription works

How the Tidelift Subscription works

This 90-second video explains how the Tidelift Subscription manages your dependencies for you.
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What motivates open source maintainers?

What motivates open source maintainers?

The Tidelift founders discuss why open source maintainers do the work that they do.
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Checklists

Best practices for choosing open source packages

Best practices for choosing open source packages

Access to high quality open source packages helps developers bring new features, products, and services to market quickly.
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Best practices for working with open source licenses

Best practices for working with open source licenses

This checklist offers best practices for working with open source licenses.
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Podcasts

Tidelift's Donald Fischer on Changelog Founder's Talk podcast

Tidelift's Donald Fischer on Changelog Founder's Talk podcast

CEO and co-founder Donald Fischer sat down with Adam at Changelog to discuss Tidelift.
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Luis Villa talks Tidelift with Randal and Jonathan on the FLOSS Weekly podcast

Luis Villa talks Tidelift with Randal and Jonathan on the FLOSS Weekly podcast

Luis Villa discusses Tidelift with co-hosts Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett of the long-running FLOSS Weekly podcast.
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Luis Villa on what you need to know about open source licenses

Luis Villa on what you need to know about open source licenses

Co-founder Luis Villa discusses open source licenses with Tobias Macey on Podcast.__init__.
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Blog

league/commonmark is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

league/commonmark is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

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Lifter product update: Making it easier to complete tasks

Lifter product update: Making it easier to complete tasks

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pytest is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

pytest is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

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News

These former Red Hat employees just got $25 million to try to find a new business model for open source software

These former Red Hat employees just got $25 million to try to find a new business model for open source software

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Tidelift is building a new model for open source software: Airbnb for maintainers

Tidelift is building a new model for open source software: Airbnb for maintainers

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The Internet Was Built on the Free Labor of Open Source Developers. Is That Sustainable?

The Internet Was Built on the Free Labor of Open Source Developers. Is That Sustainable?

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