October 17, 2016

The Linux Foundation Unites JavaScript Community for Open Web Development

Welcomes JS Foundation and introduces Mentorship Program

LONDON (OSCON EU) and SAN FRANCISCO – October 17, 2016 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today is announcing that JS Foundation is now a Linux Foundation Project. The JS Foundation is committed to help JavaScript application and server-side projects cultivate best practices and policies that promote high quality standards and broad, diverse contributions for long-term sustainability. Today the JS Foundation touts a new open, technical governance structure and also announces a Mentorship Program to help encourage a culture of collaboration and sustainability throughout the JavaScript community. Initial projects being welcomed into the mentorship program include: Appium, Interledger.js, JerryScript, Mocha, Moment.js, Node-RED and webpack.

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