Australia  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

GitHub launches Sponsors, a Patreon-style funding tool for developers

The Verge Thursday, 23 May 2019 ()
GitHub launches Sponsors, a Patreon-style funding tool for developersGitHub is adding the ability for developers to accept recurring monthly payments from supporters, who can fund their work on open-source software. The feature, called GitHub Sponsors, works exactly like Patreon. Developers can offer various funding tiers that come with different perks, and they’ll receive recurring payments from supporters who want to access them and encourage their work.

Bringing this model to GitHub could be a huge addition for developers of open-source software. By its nature, developing open-source software — which anyone can freely use — isn’t profitable, but open-source software is critical to much of the tech we use every day, from the core of Android to small tools embedded inside larger programs. Developers can...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


Other recent news in Technology

This 2012 presentation from Instagram's cofounder revealed his secrets for building the app into a billion-dollar BUSINESS (FB)Wheels24.co.za | #FATHERSDAY2019: Top cars your dad wanted but could not have
It's been 100 years since we've seen anybody like ELON MUSK — here's why that's so disorienting (TSLA)The New YORK TIMES' crosswords group wanted to reach non-native English speakers. The result is the free 'Tiles' game and it's catching on
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.