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OpenSource License Manager

What is a License Manager? License managers are used to enforce license rights, or at least to support the enforcement. When you develop an open source program, there is no much you need to or can do to enforce license rights. The ...
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Open Source Completely Underestimates Contributor License Agreements

Reddit’s /r/ProgrammerHumor has recently treated us to this politically incorrect and quite childish little Open Source rant                Obviously, like most “discussions” on redd ...
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Empathy in OSS – It’s Important

Spending nearly my entire working day (and many evenings) with Open Source projects I don’t maintain I have come to form an opinion or two on the use of OSS – specifically when it comes to contributing to projects. We’ve com ...
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An Open Source License to Increase Your Street Credibility

Many of us geeks don’t really care about users, tractions, etc. when we spam GitHub with our little toy projects. I mean, who knows if we really have the time to maintain them? Certainly, there’s almost no money in it anyway, ...
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5 Best Email Clients for Open Source Environment

An email client, also known as Mail User Agent (MUA) is an application used to manage the emails. Linux has a lot of email clients, terminal and GUI based. I have collected the top 5 GUI based email clients and compared them in va ...
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GitHub’s 10,000 most Popular Java Projects – Here are The Top Libraries They Use

As Java developers working with a language that’s both mature yet highly evolving, we’re faced with a constant dilemma whenever we write new code – go with the hot new technology that everyone is talking about, or stick with ...
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What Open Source is (and isn’t) and why you should use it?

Open Source software plays a big role in the Java ecosystem (just think Maven, all the libraries in Maven Central, Gradle, OpenJDK, Ant, Ivy, Eclipse, Ant and so on). There is also a periodic “oh sh*t” moment when peop ...
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Why I never blame open source projects

Every now and then I get to read someone’s bad thought towards a given open-source framework. When I started programming Struts web framework was at its prime, everybody loved it. But then, little by little people started blamin ...
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Oracle GlassFish, or Why You Should Think About Open Source Again

Oracle’s recent announcement about the discontinuation of commercial services for JEE’s reference implementation GlassFish has caused many reactions in the community involved with JEE. The reactions reach from:Markus Eisele ...
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The Economics of Open Source : Seek Free Code. Find Innovation.

In the past, many technologists had to evangelize open source within the enterprise. We had to justify its use, reassure executives about security, ability to support, etc.  Recently,  I believe those tables have turned.  More ...
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