We’re always standing on the shoulders of giants, some of whom don’t think of themselves as giants. The following resources together influenced the ideas, approach, design, tone, and content of the rOpenSci Community Contributing Guide.
Dan Sholler, Igor Steinmacher, Denae Ford, Mara Averick, Mike Hoye, Greg Wilson (2019). Ten simple rules for helping newcomers become contributors to open projects. PLoS Comput Biol, 15(9), e1007296. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007296
Tim O’Reilly (2004). Open Source Paradigm Shift
The Astropy Project. Contribute to Astropy
Jupyter Team. Jupyter Contributing guide
RStudio. RStudio Education
Nadia Eghbal (2020) Working in Public: The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software. Stripe Press, San Francisco, CA.
Mozilla Open Leadership Series. Contributor Personas & Pathways
Software Carpentry. Carpentries Learner Profiles