How to Manage an Open Source Project

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…

How to Start With Open Source Projects

How to Start With Open Source Projects

Open source projects have a lot to offer. Thousands of people around the world get together on them, creating software and hardware, documentation and websites. These projects comprise some of the most interesting new developments on the web, with thousands or even millions of users participating in them. But maybe you’d like to dive into…

How to Start an Open Source Project

How to Start an Open Source Project

Do you have an idea for a useful open source project? This guide provides step-by-step instructions for getting started and making progress on your project. It covers tools and techniques, including a list of resources like people, mailing lists, events, books and more. It’s geared toward people getting started with open source — you don’t…

How to Learn From Open Source Projects

How to Learn From Open Source Projects

Open source software development models and cultures of contribution are changing the landscape of technology. Anybody can participate in the development of free, open-source software, but how do you learn from open source projects to best structure your open source engagement? Whether you’re working at a startup, or for a large company, it’s important to…

How to Create Open Source Project in Github

How to Create Open Source Project in Github

Creating open source project in github has become easier these days. Open source licenses are important for developers to understand because open source is about collaboration and sharing of software code. This article aims at discussing the licensing aspects of creating a new open sourced project, which is hosted on Github. Open source is for…

How to Advertise Open Source Project

How to Advertise Open Source Project

Open Source Projects run the gamut of software based projects. These projects require a variety of promotion methods. Many good projects go underutilized because their promoters do not understand what is involved, or how to realistically promote these projects. Here is simple guide for promoting an Open Source Project. Most open source projects have developers,…

How Are Open Source Projects Managed

How Are Open Source Projects Managed

Open source projects are managed in a very different way than proprietary software. You probably already figured that out. But why is that the case? And how is the quality of open source software maintained, given that there’s no central project manager controlling everything? Different from how company and government projects are managed, open source…

Build Open Source Project Github

Build Open Source Project Github

Open source projects have become popular as off-the-shelf products and services. These days, open source is everywhere, from software to hardware, to hardware prototypes . . . even self-help books! Back in 2011, there was a single repository on Github that contained the definition of free and open source software. Things have changed dramatically since…