Serial entrepreneur Arpit Mohan, cofounder and CTO of Appsmith, tells Ben and Cassidy about his path to building Appsmith, an open-source project that makes it easy for engineers to build, ship, and maintain internal tools.
When a company hits a period of hypergrowth, developers are in for a thrill ride. They need to start scaling their systems, moving to service architectures and clouds, and looking to solve problems others haven’t. But hypergrowth brings headaches, too, and chief among them is how to keep everyone aware of what’s going on with teams that they aren’t a part of.
The more open a system is to new contributors, the more chance that an accidental meeting will benefit everyone involved.
The home team is joined by Heather Meeker, a specialist with a deep history in the world of open-source software licensing.
Ben and Cassidy chat with Ian Tien, CEO and cofounder, and Corey Hulen, CTO and cofounder of Mattermost, an open-source platform for developer collaboration.
When your open-source project starts getting contributors, it can feel great! But as a project grows, contributors can neglect to document everything.
The new home team—Matt, Ceora, and Cassidy—discuss Visual Studio’s 25th birthday, how to create a sustainable revenue source for open-source frameworks, why open-source business models contribute to a lack of diversity, and why NFTs are so unpopular with K-pop fans.
Are occasional disasters among widely used open source projects inevitable, or can we find a way to better fund maintainers and security?
It takes the most exquisite measurements you can imagine, recording the changes in current associated with different bits of DNA.