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Supporting Open Source with Joseph Finney

Episode #1844 Thursday, May 4, 2023

How do we support open-source projects? Carl and Richard talk to Joseph Finney about his ongoing efforts to build various projects in his spare time while still working a regular day job. Joe talks about the options to contribute to open-source, including submitting issues to help improve the project, code contributions where you add to the body of work, and financial options - contributing money directly to the creator. The conversation explores some of the existing tooling and more opportunities that could be created to make it easier for organizations to see their dependence on open-source libraries in a path that would make it easier to garner support for creators. The open-source world continues to evolve, and with some effort, we can make it more sustainable and valuable for everyone.


Joseph Finney

Joseph Finney is a Mobile Product Owner by day and builds productivity apps for Windows at night. When he is not programming he is birding, running, and enjoying tasty coffee and beer in Milwaukee.


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