Open Source Innovation

Insights & Innovation

Whether you're starting your open source journey, maintaining a repository, exploring the groundbreaking projects and cutting-edge technologies, you're in good company. Open source projects are shaping the future of technology and offering opportunities for everyone to learn, grow, and get involved. Grab a slice of pizza, sit back, and join us on this adventure of open source insights and innovation πŸ•

Fresh out of the oven

AI PR description generation

We now have AI pull request description generation for the OpenSauced browser extension. The text-generation is done using OpenAI's GPT-3.5, with the input context sourced from the code diff and/or the PR commits as configured by the user.

Intro to Open Source Course!

Our course materials for Intro to Open Source went live this morning! You can complete the course on your own or join one of our live workshops (listed in the Community Events section). Don't forget to star that repo ⭐

Highlights and Follow Notifications

We've introduced notification support for highlights and user follow activities.

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Open Source News

  • πŸ“† Berlin Buzzwords 2023 - June 18-19, Berlin, Germany.
    The conference is a leading event for the discussion of digital transformation. This year's focus will be on the future of work, artificial intelligence, and the metaverse.
  • πŸ“† Embedded Open Source Summit - June 27-30, Prague, Czech Republic.
    The summit is a gathering of developers and engineers working on embedded open source projects. This year's focus will be on security, safety, and the Internet of Things.
  • πŸ“° The Linux Foundation announced the launch of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). The OpenSSF is a new organization that will focus on improving the security of open source software. The foundation is backed by a number of major companies, including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon.
  • πŸ“° The Mozilla Foundation announced the release of Firefox 99.
    The new release of this popular open source web browser includes a number of new features and improvements, such as a new privacy dashboard and a new password manager.

AI Open Source News

  • πŸ“° OpenAI readies new open-source AI model | OpenAI is reportedly preparing to release a new open-source language model to the public. The model is said to be similar in size and capability to GPT-3, OpenAI's previous language model. The release of the new model would be a major step forward for OpenAI, as it would make its technology more accessible to researchers and developers.
  • πŸ“° Facebook AI released PyTorch 1.10 | PyTorch 1.10 includes a number of new features and improvements, including support for 3D deep learning, improved performance for large models, and new tools for debugging and profiling

Cool Finds

What's cooking in the community

Check out this content from our team and community!

β†’ πŸ“– A Rounded Solution to Image Handling on the OpenSauced Dashboard Β 
This post is about the journey we took to improve the OpenSauced Dashboard, which provides valuable insights on open-source contributions.

β†’ πŸ“– What happens after you submit a PR to an Open Source Project? Curious about the process after submitting a pull request to an open source project? Discover the step-by-step journey, from review and discussion to maintainer approval and merge.

β†’ πŸ“½ Student to Next.js Maintainer | JJ Kasper | The Secret Sauce

β†’ πŸ“½ Nick Taylor's talk "Fresh: a new full stack web framework for Deno," from Node Congress Berlin is available for replay.

β†’ πŸ“½ Anthony Campolo was joined by Glauber Costa, CEO of Turso and Igor Minar and Senior Director of Engineering at Cloudflare, for a discussion about the future of developing web applications at the edge with databases and frameworks - watch here!

πŸŽ‰ Mntwana created their first open source project! πŸŽ‰

πŸŽ‰ @CBID2 posted her first highlight πŸŽ‰

Community Events

πŸ“† OpenSauced Weekly Chat, Every Tuesday in Discord, 12p EDT. All things open source chat. Let us know what questions you have, what you're working on, and how we can support you!

🎀 Open Source Hour, Twitter Space: Non Code Contributions with @BekahHW and @hola_soy_milk and @borderless_dev. They'll be answering your questions and giving you a chance to grab the mic!

πŸ“† Intro to Open Source Workshop
Join us this week for our Open Source 101 Workshop, where we dive into the world of open source software and equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a new contributor. Discover the principles behind open source, learn how to navigate GitHub, and explore effective collaboration strategies.
Available Time Slots:
1. 12:30 PM UTC - Find your local time| Register here
2. 6:30 PM UTC - Find your local time | Register here

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