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GitHub will now let you back your favourite open source developers

3 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

GitHub has announced a raft of new features and a new platform for giving funds to contributors of a project.
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GitHub Sponsors lets you show devs you don't think they're a git

GitHub Sponsors lets you show devs you don't think they're a git

3 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Patreon for coders headlines firm's Satellite conf
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GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

GitHub launches Sponsors, lets you pay your favorite open source contributors

3 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

GitHub today launched Sponsors , a new tool that lets you give financial support to open source developers. Developers will be able to opt into having a “Sponsor me” button on their GitHub repositories and open source projects will also be able to highlight their funding models, no matter whether that's individual contributions to developers or using Patreon, Tidelift, Ko-fi or Open Collective.
The mission here, GitHub says, is to “expand the opportunities to participate in and build on open source.”
That's likely to be a bit controversial among some open source developers who don't want...
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GitHub ‘Sponsors' Now Lets Users Back Open Source Projects

3 monthes ago   |   By Wired

GitHub's new Patreon-like service aims to reward developers for maintaining free software, and bolster the open source ecosystem.
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