Write Expert Tutorials for Semaphore Community

Semaphore is building a comprehensive and remarkably written collection of articles for software developers.

Become a Semaphore Author

Take part in helping us develop an impressive resource on configuring, integrating, deploying or developing software with tests. If you enjoy sharing your knowledge with the developer community, join us in the quest to spread the word about the best ideas on software development practices!

About the Semaphore Community

Test-driven development and continuous integration are key in what we at Semaphore are passionate about: well-crafted software. The Semaphore Community is an initiative to build a vast knowledge base around these topics, capture the state of the art in the industry and make it easily accessible to a wide audience of developers. All Semaphore articles are written with an immense focus on educating the reader in a clear and straightforward way.

We are always seeking people to contribute and share their development best practices and software delivery techniques. Your articles should cover test-driven development tools and practices, build automation, application deployment and devops automation. They should be based on using free and open source software on Linux. Get inspired by reading our list of ideas.

Why Write for Semaphore

Share what you know and love: The best technical writing happens when we write about something we are experienced with and passionate about. We are looking for authors to write articles based on all open source programming languages.

Get noticed: Popular Semaphore articles have been read up to 150,000 times! Writing a tutorial can provide exposure to your topic and your own work. We actively promote your articles on our social media profiles.

Get paid: We value your time and experience. This is why articles published in the Semaphore Community have a payout that ranges between $100 and $300 depending on the length and the complexity of the tutorial. The word count limit is 1500 words for narrow-focused tutorials, and 3000 words for full-length tutorials. The code is not included in the word count. Authors get paid out through PayPal.

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Use our author form below to tell us a bit about your background, what you’d like to write about and send us a sample of what you have written in the past.

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