Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Matt Klein (@mattklein123) discuss the beginnings of Envoy Proxy, an open source proxy now governed by the CNCF. Matt is a software engineer at Lyft and creator of the Envoy. On today’s episode, Matt gives the inside scoop on the benefits and challenges of cultivating a self-sustaining open source community.
In this episode we discuss:
- How Matt’s experience at Twitter informed development of Envoy
- Working with Google
- The role of marketing in Envoy’s success
- Why building an open source community is like “total controlled anarchy”
- Finding the right contributors and maintainers