Alex Pott (alexpott), Cathy Theys (YesCT), and Jozef Toth (mogdesign) join Ted Bowman and Mike Anello to solve all of the Drupal’s community funding problems - or at least to dream about a solution. Alex is one of the Drupal 8 core committers and has successfully used Gittip and other means to be able to raise enough money to work on Drupal 8 full-time. Cathy has successfully found multiple sponsors to support her work in the community (mainly on Drupal 8) and Jozef is co-founder of Drupalfund, a web site where Drupal developers can post projects and request sponsors (think Kickstarter for Drupal). As if that wasn’t enough, we also have picks of the week (including a pick-of-the-week cage match between Ted and Mike) and our 5 (more like 11) questions.
- Targeting potential sources of supporting core contribution - blog post by Cathy.
- Drupal Core Development and Fundraising - blog post by Matthew Tift about various ways of funding development.
- Volunteer or Contractor? Help the Association Answer This Question - blog post by Holly Ross (Drupal Association Executive Directory) on when to pay and when to ask for volunteers.
- FOSS and the Sublimation of Commodity Fetishism
- FOSS Exceptionalism
- The Tyranny of Open
- An Open Source Grant with a Difference
- The Ethics of Unpaid Labor and the OSS Community
- New crowdfunding platform targets Drupal development
- Announcing Drupalfund.us - Crowdfunding the future of Drupal development
- Alex current receives $488.97 per week
- Help me work on Drupal 8 full time
- Alex is one of the Drupal 8 co-maintainers
- Drupal Funding via Gittip Teams
Each podcast we ask our guests the same five questions. Here are the answers:
- Alex: MacBook Pro, PHP switcher, phpStorm; Jozef: MacBook Brackets
- Cathy: Marc Drummond (mdrummond); Alex: Ian Thomas (ianthomas_uk); Jozef: crowdfunding folks
- Alex: Switzerland; Jozef: Eastern Europe
- Alex: CMI; Jozef: Drupal.org built-in fundraising
Picks of the Week
- Ted - Responsive Tables - responsive tables!
- Mike - Table Trash module - responsive tables!
- Alex - https://drupal.org/node/2193521 and https://drupal.org/node/2194357 two tiny patches to make all Drupal 8 contributors sleep better. Kudos to Berdir for tracking it down.
- Cathy - twidc? twidc is This Week in Drupal Core - a weekly update on all the cool happenings in Drupal 8!
- Jozef - Rio 2016 olympics using Drupal - 22 awesome sports websites powered by Drupal
- Florida DrupalCamp 2014 - Saturday and Sunday, March 8-9, 2014, Florida Technical College, Orlando, Florida.
- Drupal Dev Days 2014 Szeged - March, 24-30 2014.
- MidCamp in North America - March 28-30 2014.
- DrupalCamp London 2014 - February 28-March 2, 2014.
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