Carl Boettiger, Scott Chamberlain, Ted Hart, and Karthik Ram have just published a paper titled “Building Software, Building Community: Lessons from the rOpenSci Project”, in which they describe what they’ve learned by growing the rOpenSci project There are a lot of great ideas here that other groups could borrow, and of course you can keep up with their news by following their blog.

This post originally appeared in the Software Carpentry blog.