How an annoying Python package led Alex Clark to create Pillow
While working in a Python CMS called Plone, Alex Clark kept running into issues with its imaging library, PIL, caused by the non-standard way it was packaged.
The Tidelift approach to securing open source dependencies
Want to learn more about securing your open source dependencies? Tidelift can help your organization stay on top of the maintenance issues that come with using open source software. Want to discuss with one of our open source specialists?
Meet Project Lombok maintainer Roel Spilker
Project Lombok maintainer Roel Spilker thinks the hardest part of being a maintainer is rejecting good feature ideas.
Project Lombok core maintainer Reinier Zwitserloot shares his open source journey
Reinier Zwitserloot’s journey into the world of open source is a familiar one: he discovered a problem he thought he could fix.
Material-UI core maintainer Olivier Tassinari shares his open source software journey
What is managed open source?
What is managed open source? Co-founder and CEO Donald Fischer explains.
Why not-so-open licenses are not-so-good
An open license should give everyone the right to use, modify, and distribute software under an agreed upon set of terms.
What motivates open source maintainers?
The Tidelift founders discuss why open source maintainers do the work that they do.
How the Tidelift Subscription works
This 90-second video explains how the Tidelift Subscription manages your dependencies for you.
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.