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About the Course

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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May 3, 2020

Honestly, this course provide introduces the world of open source projects and development to anyone. It's really explanative and helpful. I suggest this to anyone who want to understand what OSS is.

Jun 22, 2020

The course contains comprehensive knowledge about development methods in Open Source Software. I would recommend this course for anyone who is interested in OSS and wants to have a proper idea of it.

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May 6, 2020

Good course on basics and ethics of working on OSS project


Apr 29, 2020

The course material is good and exercises are very helpful

By Алексей А Т

Mar 1, 2021

An interesting course learned some new things for myself.

By Rafael C

Jan 17, 2021

Good info, a little bit technical but a nice intro to OSS


Apr 23, 2020

EXcelllent Trainner, full bundel of knowledge, great sir


Sep 11, 2019

Didático, muito bom para entrar no universo open source.

By deon

Jun 11, 2021

I learned a lot of valuable concepts from this course!

By Meera M N

May 13, 2020

The course was good and everything was explained well.

By Chris d j

Feb 19, 2021

Wow , lots of work goes into making open source code

By Jesús U G R

Jul 6, 2020

A good introduction for community methods and rules.

By Harish K T

Aug 26, 2019

This is the best to learn & grasp better knowledge.

By Priyansh B L

Sep 3, 2020

Well made course. All OSS basics are cleared well.

By Rodney K

Dec 2, 2019

Very good introduction in OSS Development Methods.

By Vivek P

Jan 20, 2021

Very good introduction to the whole world of OSS.

By Pablo V

Aug 23, 2020

Good content and a very good introduction to OSS

By shaghayegh k

Aug 17, 2020

I found this course very helpful and educational

By Matthew A

Jan 13, 2020

A good intro to how and why open source is done.

By Mert D

Dec 9, 2019

Good explanation about Open Source Softwares

By Jean B

May 5, 2020

Wonderful introductory course from scratch

By Juan C P

Nov 23, 2020

Justo la introducción al OSS que esperaba

By Naresh B

Oct 7, 2020

Fantastic.. Thanks for this opportunity.

By akshay b k

Aug 27, 2020

course is best methods and easy to learn

By Rodney Y C L

Feb 24, 2021

Great course @

By Aman k

Oct 6, 2021

Gives idea about Open source Behavior

By Yahya B

May 29, 2020

Very instructing content, thank you !