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e-books in Open Source Software category

Book cover: The Performance Of Open Source ApplicationsThe Performance Of Open Source Applications
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The book is written by developers who have grappled with slow code, memory leaks, or uncontrollable latency in open source software. They share their mistakes and successes, and give the reader a view of how they approached their specific challenges.
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Book cover: Understanding Open Access: When, Why and How to Make Your Work Openly AccessibleUnderstanding Open Access: When, Why and How to Make Your Work Openly Accessible
by - Authors Alliance ,
Our goal is to encourage our members to consider open access publishing by addressing common concerns and by providing real-life tools that authors can use to work with publishers, institutions, and funders to make their works more widely accessible.
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Book cover: Open AdviceOpen Advice
by - open-advice.org ,
The authors give insights into the many different talents it takes to make a successful software project, coding of course but also design, translation, marketing and other skills. We are here to give you a head start if you are new.
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Book cover: The Architecture of Open Source ApplicationsThe Architecture of Open Source Applications
by - Lulu.com ,
In this book, the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development?
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Book cover: Free and Open Source Software: A General IntroductionFree and Open Source Software: A General Introduction
by - Wikibooks ,
This primer is the first in a series of primers focused on the FOSS movement. It gives an overview of the issues and technologies involved. Although geared more for developing countries, the points discussed are relevant around the world.
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Book cover: Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property LawOpen Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law
by - Prentice Hall ,
A plain-English guide to open source law for developers, managers, users, and lawyers. Rosen clearly explains the intellectual property laws that support open source licensing, reviews today's leading licenses, and helps you make the best choices.
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Book cover: Open Source: The Unauthorized White PapersOpen Source: The Unauthorized White Papers
by - Hungry Minds ,
Does Linux and other Open Source software really make good business sense? What are the opportunities and risks? This book provides the answers. Written by a respected Open Source authority, it provides a clear, objective analysis.
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Book cover: Getting Started with Open Source DevelopmentGetting Started with Open Source Development
by - IBM Corporation ,
This books gets you started into the fascinating world of open source software development. Using the exercises and case studies provided, you will get good hands-on experience to contribute to and start open source projects.
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Book cover: Open Sources 2.0: The Continuing EvolutionOpen Sources 2.0: The Continuing Evolution
by - O'Reilly Media, Inc. ,
These essays explore open source's impact on the software industry and reveal how open source concepts are infiltrating other areas of commerce and society. The essays appeal to a broad audience: software developers, business executives, etc.
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Book cover: Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business StrategyInnovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy
by - Morgan Kaufmann ,
This online book is intended for anyone considering using Open Source. It describes what open source is, discusses business reasons for using open source, and describes how an open source project works in a day-to-day manner.
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Book cover: Understanding Open Source and Free Software LicensingUnderstanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing
by - O'Reilly Media, Inc. ,
The book helps you make sense of the different options available to you. This concise guide focuses on annotated licenses, offering an in-depth explanation of how they compare and interoperate, and how license choices affect project possibilities.
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Book cover: Free for AllFree for All
by - Diane Pub Co ,
The book explores the history of open-source programming, its emerging threat to Microsoft, and its struggle to retain its ideals in the face of big money. Wayner outlines the arguments for leaving software source code open and free for anyone.
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Book cover: Open Source DemocracyOpen Source Democracy
by - Demos ,
The book explains how online communication is changing offline politics. The author argues that the way in which the internet encourages user activity can be a metaphor for reawakening a public appetite for civic engagement.
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Book cover: Open Life: The Philosophy of Open SourceOpen Life: The Philosophy of Open Source
by - Lulu.com ,
The book spotlights the people, businesses, values and practices of the Open Source world. It discusses the philosophy of openness, Open Source culture, business models, economic and ethical sustainability, mining, literature, and fashion design.
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