How to Manage an Open Source Project

Project Management for Open Source Projects is based on direct experience working in a production support capacity on Open Source Projects. In the book the term “Open Source Project” is meant to include any freely available software project that does not adhere to a strict, formal software development process. The book will identify problems and …

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How to Create an Open Source Project

Open source projects are created every day as developers find something that needs improvement and with the help of open source communities, these problems can be fixed over time. This guide is a collection of chapters that explain how to get started with the first steps for creating an open source project.  Open source projects …

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How to Create Open Source Project

Open source projects do not spring forth fully formed. A project’s success depends on the people involved and their ideas. Although there is no easy formula for creating a successful project, here are some best practices that will get you started. They are listed in order of importance, so pay attention! It’s time to make …

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How to Promote Your Github Project

This guide offers a variety of suggestions for promoting your Github project outside your company, in the open source community. The general rule is to do good work, and then let other people recognize it. This guide describes many techniques that can help you realize that goal. If you have a Github project and want …

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