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Success at Apache: Literally

by Chris Thistlethwaite I became part of the Apache community as a member of the ASF Infrastructure team in 2016, and was elected an ASF Member in 2019. Browsing through the other "Success at Apache" posts made me reflect on the word "success". Years ago, I was asked in a job interview, "How do you define... [Read more...]

Success At Apache: "Mentor Your Mentor"

By Patricia Shanahan After retiring, I wanted to continue programming but without the pressure and constraints of a job, so I started contributing to Apache. Open software development the Apache way is a great retirement hobby, offering social contacts, intellectual challenge, continuous learning, and the pleasant feeling of making a... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Why you'd want to become an...

by Dmitriy Pavlov All newbies in Open Source communities may sometimes think that they’ll never be able to become Committers. Many treat this role as a prestigious one, granted only for special feats, and after having written a ton of code. But not all things are so simple, and I hope my story will help you.  Election as Apache... [Read more...]

"Success at Apache: The Path To Berlin"

by Isabel Drost-Fromm "A decade ago" - according to common wisdom for software engineering that's the equivalent of the stone age: The only constant is change - and rapid change at that. This blog post is going to tell an entirely different story: One about what persistence, patience and continuous engagement can... [Read more...]

Success At Apache: Positively impacting the world ...

by Dinesh Joshi My journey with Apache began in 1999 with Apache httpd and Apache Tomcat. Apache httpd was the de facto webserver at the time on Linux and Tomcat was the most well known Java Servlet container. LAMP (Linux, Apache httpd, MySQL, PHP) stack was a fantastic combination. From that point on, I have always been a Apache user,... [Read more...]

The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 20 Year...

[ click for "ASF at 20" promo https://s.apache.org/ASF20 ] World's largest Open Source foundation provides $20B+ worth of software for the public good at 100% no cost; Apache software used in every Internet-connected country on the planet. Wakefield, MA —26 March 2019— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: What You Need to Know

EDITOR'S NOTE: I came across the author's original post, "An Introduction to Apache Software — What you need to know", dated 3 February 2017, and was interested in finding away to share with the greater Apache community. The author's enthusiasm was palpable, and earnestly intended to help educate others. With the ASF celebrating its... [Read more...]

The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success

As Open Source software continues to grow in importance, it seems appropriate to reflect upon the ongoing success of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) as it approaches its 20th anniversary. The Apache Way of community-driven development continues to gain momentum despite the compounding challenges of building software in the greater Open Source ecosystem.... [Read more...]

Apache Software Foundation Platinum Sponsor Profil...

with Robert van der Meulen, Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb Robert is Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb. Fascinated by technology, Robert studied computer sciences, and after his studies, he delved into the then relatively young and rapidly developing internet technology. He soon understood that the internet would be at the... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Growing with the ASF

by Phil Steitz I got involved at the ASF in 2002, back in the wild and wooly Apache Jakarta days. In my day job, I was responsible for the team introducing Java technology at a large financial services company. One of the first things we built was an MVC (model-view-controller) framework for Web applications. We were very proud of it and it... [Read more...]

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