March 2018 Monthly Updateby Daniel Compton
Hi folks! Welcome to the second monthly update for Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news This month we had around 45 members sign up (we still need to process any signups at the end of this month), and one company member join. We’ve had a really strong response from individual contributors, but not so much from companies. If you work for a company that uses Clojure, please consider talking to your manager about supporting Clojurists Together.
February 2018 Monthly Updateby Daniel Compton
Hi folks! Welcome to the first monthly update for Clojurists Together. Now that things are a bit more settled, we are going to be issuing more regular updates keeping you up to date with what is going on with Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news In February we had three new company members, and 25 new developer members sign up. In total, we were supported by 14 companies, and 75 developers. We are really thrilled with how developers and companies are responding to Clojurists Together and the two projects that were selected for the first funding round: clj-http and Figwheel.
Q1 2018 Funding Announcementby Daniel Compton
Clojurists Together is excited to announce the two projects that are being funded in Q1 2018: clj-http and Figwheel! Recap For those who are new to Clojurists Together, our goal is simple: Fund critical Clojure open-source projects to keep them healthy and sustainable. Clojure companies and individual developers sign up for a monthly contribution, and we pick projects to fund each quarter. This is our first funding cycle since launching.
Q1 2018 Update and Survey Resultsby Daniel Compton
Welcome to the first Clojurists Together update for 2018! We have recently run a survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We are currently working in the process of finalising the projects we will fund and will have an announcement soon. In the meantime, we wanted to share the results of the survey to help future applicants see what our areas of focus are. New Members Since our announcement we have had 11 companies and 50 developers join up.
Introducing Clojurists Togetherby Daniel Compton
Keeping Clojure open source sustainable The Clojure ecosystem is built on open source. From the Clojure and ClojureScript projects, to the build tools, web frameworks, and the hundreds of innovative and useful libraries that we all depend on every day. The pervasive use of open source has enabled a flourishing Clojure ecosystem, but it also has some hidden downsides. The vast majority of Clojure projects are maintained by a small handful of people, often only one person.