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Producing Open Source Software By Karl Fogel
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The book talks little about the actual practice of programming for an Open Source project, instead focusing on producing as the title suggests. It includes the political and social aspects that... More > inevitably surround every open source project, as well as management skills essential for leading such a project. and gives the reader a much more interesting and analytically perspective on the world of open source.< Less
Free and Open Source Software for Development By Victor van Reijswoud, Arjan de Jager
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Development organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations have been emphasizing the high potential of Free and Open Source Software for the Less Developed Countries. Cost reduction,... More > less vendor dependency and increased potential for local capacity development have been their main arguments. In spite of its advantages, Free and Open Source Software is not widely adopted at the African continent. In this book the authors will explore the grounds on with these expectations are based. Where do they come from and is there evidence to support these expectations? Over the past years several projects have been initiated and some good results have been achieved, but at the same time many challenges were encountered. What lessons can be drawn from these experiences and do these experiences contain enough evidence to support the high expectations? etc...< Less
Open Source Software: Comparing Productivity By Bassam Bokhowa
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Paperback available at http://amazon.com/gp/product/1448643228. This is a descriptive study quantifying the short-term effects on employee productivity when migrating organizational desktop computer... More > software to Open Source alternatives. The study introduces the Open Source movement and successful migration scenarios worldwide. It also introduces a re-usable productivity benchmark along with the necessary localized programmatic tools for it to be implemented as and when necessary in the future. This knowledge will assist IT decision-makers of any organization in their evaluation of proprietary software models against Open Source alternatives from the “client computer” perspective. Localization issues for the Arabic region are an integral part of this study as well. Such a study is especially important with the global economic downturn that had started in 2008. Recommendations are therefore included at the end of the study.< Less
Open Source Software: Comparing Productivity By Bassam Bokhowa
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Paperback available at http://amazon.com/gp/product/1448643228. This is a descriptive study quantifying the short-term effects on employee productivity when migrating organizational desktop computer... More > software to Open Source alternatives. The study introduces the Open Source movement and successful migration scenarios worldwide. It also introduces a re-usable productivity benchmark along with the necessary localized programmatic tools for it to be implemented as and when necessary in the future. This knowledge will assist IT decision-makers of any organization in their evaluation of proprietary software models against Open Source alternatives from the “client computer” perspective. Localization issues for the Arabic region are an integral part of this study as well. Such a study is especially important with the global economic downturn that had started in 2008. Recommendations are therefore included at the end of the study.< Less
The Traps of Linux... &Open Source Software By Dobri Bozhilov
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If you believe Microsoft is Big Brother... If you believe The Communism is dead... If you believe in "free" and "open" future... ...This book is to break your illusions!!!
Open Dental Software In New Zealand User Report By Drs. Fred M. Timmermans
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A user based report on 5 years of experience with Open Dental Software in a New Zealand multiple room practice.
How To Open More Doors As A Software Engineer? By Arulkumaran Kumaraswamipillai, Sivayini Arulkumaran
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This book is about how you can go about opening more doors as a software engineer. For example, getting more job interviews, getting multiple job offers, going places in your current job, shooting... More > for professional freedom via freelancing, exploring additional passive income streams, etc. This book is not for star software engineers who are already going places and having multiple streams of income. This is for the software engineers who want to explore what they can do in terms of career success and additional active/passive income.This book is partly technical and party non-technical. As a software engineer, your income will start to plateau in 8 to 10 years. Do you have plans for generating additional passive income streams? Do you have a good handle on the 16 technical key areas that can open more doors for your career success? Do you know how to fast-track your software career? This book will provide answers to the above questions.< Less
From Coding to Community: Iteration, Abstraction & Open Source Software Development By Brad Weikel
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Studies of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) have generally focused on the programmers who write the code, the economic consequences of giving away code, and the legal and moral basis for FOSS... More > licenses, in relation to copyright. However, the act of building FOSS applications, or, rather, the very act of programming, is fundamentally mediated by computer interfaces, including programming languages. In the pursuit of an understanding of FOSS development, these interfaces – and the material practices which they both derive and are derived from – cannot be ignored. This book is an exploration of iteration and abstraction in the practices of programming, as these concepts relate to the politics and production of FOSS projects. Iteration, in this context, refers to the writing of software through incremental changes, leaving it ever subject to further modifications. Abstraction, on the other hand, refers to the use of interfaces to hide complexity, thereby enabling new relations between code and people.< Less
From Coding to Community: Iteration, Abstraction & Open Source Software Development By Brad Weikel
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Studies of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) have generally focused on the programmers who write the code, the economic consequences of giving away code, and the legal and moral basis for FOSS... More > licenses, in relation to copyright. However, the act of building FOSS applications, or, rather, the very act of programming, is fundamentally mediated by computer interfaces, including programming languages. In the pursuit of an understanding of FOSS development, these interfaces – and the material practices which they both derive and are derived from – cannot be ignored. This book is an exploration of iteration and abstraction in the practices of programming, as these concepts relate to the politics and production of FOSS projects. Iteration, in this context, refers to the writing of software through incremental changes, leaving it ever subject to further modifications. Abstraction, on the other hand, refers to the use of interfaces to hide complexity, thereby enabling new relations between code and people.< Less
Open Advice By Lydia Pintscher
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Free Software projects are changing the software landscape in impressive ways with dedicated users and innovative management. Each person contributes something to the movement in their own way and to... More > their abilities and knowledge. This personal commitment and the power of collaboration over the internet is what makes Free Software great and what brought the authors of this book together. This book is the answer to "What would you have liked to know when you started contributing?". 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. And if you have been contributing for a while already, we are here to give you some insight into other areas and projects. Join us for a fun ride through many different projects and areas of contribution.< Less