Our software engineers can fix & improve your FOSS dependencies at a fraction of the cost by working with multiple corporate customers.
- Helix Learning
- Acyclic Labs
We're a developer agency that improves YOUR open-source dependencies - across languages & frameworks. By distributing the costs over multiple clients, we can make FOSS contribution justifiable in term of return-on-investment.
Open-source funding is broken
It's a tragedy of the commons, hurting us all. Read our analysis of this problem here.
Coordination can reduce costs
An external dev agency, by combining the efforts, can improve FOSS at a much lower cost.
We provide your tech team an issue-tracker and work pretty much like an external agency.
We were struggling with adding some enhancements in Metabase. Developing those in-house proved to be too slow & costly. Polyglot team did it swiftly with us not having to maintain a fork!
We ran into a couple of Django bugs and Polyglot helped us fix them quickly and affordably.
- 800 points = 160 developer hours
- SLA: 75% points delivered within 30 days
- Refund for shortfall, if any
- Adaptive Pricing
- Customized SLA
- Compilation / Build services
- Phone Support
What if the upstream does not merge your pull requests?
This is a valid concern due to the nature of FOSS projects. Our points-based model accounts for this and aligns incentives. We get paid 75% on feature-completion and the rest 25% on upstream merge.
Where do you find developers?
Can we pay per-task instead of per-seat?
Yes, it can be considered on a case-by-case basis. We'd appreciate if you can bring a referral from any of our existing customers. Just write to us.
Can you do custom work too?
Yes. Our point-based contribution model recognizes the continuous spectrum of the nature of software: from being a fully private good (custom work) to fully public good (popular FOSS).