Open Sources 2.0: The Continuing Evolution
by C. DiBona, M. Stone, D. Cooper
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2005
Number of pages: 488
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: the software developer will find thoughtful reflections on practices and methodology from leading open source developers, while the business executive will find analyzes of business strategies from Michael Olson and Matt Asay.
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by Tavish Armstrong
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.
by Douglas Rushkoff - 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.
by Lydia Pintscher, et al. - 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.
by Lawrence Rosen - 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.