John James Jacoby’s crowd-funding campaign for development on WordPress’ sister projects is now closed and fully funded at $51,500. For the first six months of 2015, he will be working full-time to push the BuddyPress, bbPress, and GlotPress projects forward.
Jacoby is essentially pioneering a new way of working as an open source developer funded by the community. There’s no prescription for how to tackle each project’s goals, but working remotely in the past has uniquely prepared him for this opportunity.
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