Become Part of our ‘Think Tank’

Join our Open Source Community and Help Define Microservice Management

The Ortelius Team needs you. Regardless of your previous involvement in an open source community, you can help.  From outreach, project management, testing and core developers, Ortelius has a place for anyone interested in working on an open source project.

Why Contribute to Ortelius?

  • We want Members to learn and understand solutions around microservice use and their challenges through a diverse contributor base.
  • We want our members to develop their careers, skills and gain community recognition for their work and expertise.
  • We want our members to have the opportunity to share and reuse open source microservices to further the adoption of a cloud native development.
  • We want members to learn how to contribute to an open source community and become part of the broader conversation around cloud native architecture.

 Get Started – As Easy as 1-2-3

  1. Add yourself to the Ortelius Google Group
  2. Attend the General Community Meeting (Every Other Tuesday)
  3. Create Your First Pull Request by adding yourself to the Readme.

Get Your Questions Answered

Don’t be shy, schedule a call with Steve Taylor and ask him for help to get started. Building things and mentoring is what he does.

Code reviews

All submissions, including submissions by project members, require review. We use GitHub pull requests for this purpose. Consult GitHub Help for more information on using pull requests.


Submitting Pull Requests

Pull Request (PR) Cheat Sheet


Contributor License Agreement

Contributions to this project must be accompanied by a Contributor License Agreement. You (or your employer) retain the copyright to your contribution; this simply gives us permission to use and redistribute your contributions as part of the project. Please fill out the Ortelius Individual CLA or the Ortelius Corporate CLA and email the signed document to