Jerod is joined by Andrew Nesbitt and Ben Nickolls to talk Octobox, their open source web app that helps you manage your GitHub notifications. They discuss how Octobox came to be, why open source maintainers love it, the experiments they’re doing with pricing and business models, and how Octobox can continue to thrive despite GitHub’s renewed interest in improving notifications.
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- Andrew Nesbitt – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Benjamin Nickolls – Twitter, GitHub
- Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub
Notes and Links
- Andrew was a guest on The Changelog #188 and Request For Commits #3
- The two met at a 24 Pull Requests event
- They’ve been working on Libraries.io for the last couple of years
- When it comes to clipboard managers, Andrew recommends Alfred
- For all things Octobox, start right here
- Or jump straight to its GitHub repo
- Find Octobox on GitHub Marketplace
- Or support the community on Open Collective
- Their Roadmap is also open source