Contributing to the Open Source Ecosystem

This chapter focuses on new open source projects for potential contributors. We will introduce these projects for further reading.

The chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of the continuous delivery (CD) open source ecosystem
  • Open source licensing
  • The governance model and maturity levels
  • Sandbox, incubating, and graduating projects
  • How to be a contributor to the open source ecosystem of CD
  • Long-term sustainability
  • Funding and investment in CD in cloud projects
  • Key considerations for funding open source projects
  • Vulnerability management

Overview of the CD open source ecosystem

In modern software projects today, there is a substantial portion of open source code. Organizations have realized ...

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