About this site

The Non-Code Contributor is an independent publication launched in July 2021 by Justin Dorfman. If you subscribe today, you'll get full access to the website as well as email newsletters about new content when it's available.


The mission of this newsletter is to highlight the open source contributors behind the scenes ensuring that open source continues to thrive.

About the author

Justin Dorfman is the Open Source Community Manager at Sourcegraph, where he promotes the use of AI in the FOSS community. He has contributed to numerous open source projects and served on the selection committee for the Mozilla Open Source Support program. Justin is also a co-founder of SustainOSS and a board member of the Open Source Collective. In addition, he advises the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative.

Justin has made non-code contributions to the following projects and foundations:

  • Bootstrap
  • CNCF
  • Font Awesome
  • FSF
  • GNU Bash
  • jQuery
  • Mozilla Foundation
  • Nginx
  • Open Source Initiative
  • Python Software Foundation
  • Zsh
  • SustainOSS
  • Open Source Collective
  • Atlantic Council