Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project ebook
by Karl Fogel
Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human side of open source development.
Consulting: Open Tech Strategies, LLC). Thanks to all the backers of the Kickstarter campaign that funded this revision. Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software.
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Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing: Guide to. .I read the book to learn how to run an open source project (Orisi. org), but got insight that proved valuable in my commercial enterprises as well.
Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing: Guide to Navigating Licensing Issues in Existing & New Software. Andrew M. St. Laurent. In 1995, Karl Fogel co-founded Cyclic Software, a company offering commercial CVS support.
Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman. Producing Open Source Software - Karl Fogel. Getting started with Open source development (PDF). The Architecture of Open Source Applications: Vol. 1: Elegance, Evolution, and a Few Fearless Hacks; Vol. 2: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Feerless Hacks. The Art of Community - Jono Bacon (PDF). The Cathedral and the Bazaar - Eric S. Raymond.
His work, Producing Open Source Software, is a well referenced source of information about the human side of open source software.
Producing Open Source Software. Most free software projects fail. This book is about avoiding failure. How to Run a Successful Free Software Project. Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project. We tend not to hear very much about the failures. Only successful projects attract attention, and there are so many free software projects in total1 that even though only a small percentage succeed, the re-sult is still a lot of visible projects. It examines not only how to do things right, but how to do them wrong, so you can recognize and correct problems early.
Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project. eBook Details: Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc 2007 ISBN/ASIN: 0596007590 ISBN-13: 9780596007591 Number of pages: 192. eBook Description: This book is meant for software developers and managers who are considering starting an open source project, or who have started one and are wondering what to do now. It should also be helpful for people who just want to participate in an open source project but have never done so before.
It's time to update my 2005 book "Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project". Created by. Karl Fogel. Last updated January 19, 2018.
Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code.
Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project,2004, (isbn 0596007590, ean 0596007590), by Fogel . Wireless Hacks: Tips & Tools for Building, Extending, and Securing Your Network. Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code. The Success of Open Source. The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary. Database Modeling with MicrosoftВ® Visio for Enterprise Architects (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems). Software Configuration Management.
The corporate market is now embracing free, "open source" software like never before, as evidenced by the recent success of the technologies underlying LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). Each is the result of a publicly collaborative process among numerous developers who volunteer their time and energy to create better software.
The truth is, however, that the overwhelming majority of free software projects fail. To help you beat the odds, O'Reilly has put together Producing Open Source Software, a guide that recommends tried and true steps to help free software developers work together toward a common goal. Not just for developers who are considering starting their own free software project, this book will also help those who want to participate in the process at any level.
The book tackles this very complex topic by distilling it down into easily understandable parts. Starting with the basics of project management, it details specific tools used in free software projects, including version control, IRC, bug tracking, and Wikis. Author Karl Fogel, known for his work on CVS and Subversion, offers practical advice on how to set up and use a range of tools in combination with open mailing lists and archives. He also provides several chapters on the essentials of recruiting and motivating developers, as well as how to gain much-needed publicity for your project.
While managing a team of enthusiastic developers -- most of whom you've never even met -- can be challenging, it can also be fun. Producing Open Source Software takes this into account, too, as it speaks of the sheer pleasure to be had from working with a motivated team of free software developers.