In this course, we will define what open source software is, we will go over the history of open source software and what benefits it has provided to the world’s technology infrastructure over the decades. The course aims to teach you how to work in open source projects productively and gain a lot of benefits from it, and really understand what the advantages are. You will learn about collaboration best practices, and how to encourage diversity in open source projects. We will discuss the different licensing models that are available, as this will help you decide what the best license is for your project. We will talk about methods that are commonly used, such as Continuous Integration, and use of GitHub and other hosting providers as a central meeting place for open source projects, and we will provide some examples of successful open source projects.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODS
Great introductory course on the concept of Open Source Software Development. This course does not need 3 weeks. I completed it within 24 hours.
Excellent, this course sparked my desire to continue learning much more about open source software. I am very grateful for the good quality of the content.
Great introduction to OSS. It provides a good overview of its history and how it got started plus the basics of contributing to various OSS Projects.
This course was really great and helped me to proceed with my OSS knowledge further. I will surely complete the specialization to obtain more knowledge and get familiar with OSS Development methods.
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