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Open source software

  • The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash Developmentby Chris Allen; Wade Arnold; Aral Balkan; Nicolas Cannasse; John Grden; Ralph Hauwert; Marc Hughes; Patrick Mineault

    Springer 2008; US$ 32.89

    The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash Development is a practical development guide to creating Flash applications with open source Flash tools and workflows. You will walk away with an understanding of what tools will best suit your current situation, making your development easier and more productive, and with the knowledge of how to install and... more...

  • Successful OSS Project Design and Implementationby Hind Benbya; Nassim Belbaly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    Today, it has become clear that OSS represents a significant portion of the software industry. Thus the purpose of this book is to provide readers with an overall understanding of the OSS approach by explaining the features common to the products and processes of open source development projects. Decision makers at different levels and in a variety... more...

  • Open Source Ecosystemsby Cornelia Boldyreff; Kevin Crowston; Bjorn Lundell; Anthony I. Wasserman

    Springer 2009; US$ 199.00

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2009, held in Skovde, Sweden, in June 2009. The 28 revised full papers presented together with the abstracts of two keynote speeches, 6 workshop introductions, 5 posters and 2 panels were carefully reviewed and selected from 59... more...

  • Decoding Liberationby Samir Chopra; Scott D. Dexter

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    This book explores the relationship between the free software movement and freedom. Focusing on five main themes?the emancipatory potential of technology, social liberties, the facilitation of creativity, the objectivity of computing as a scientific practice, and the role of software in a cyborg world?the authors ask, what are the freedoms of free... more...

  • Open Sourceby Fadi P. Deek; James A. M. McHugh

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Find out why some people spend their own time writing complex software, then distribute the source code for free. more...

  • Open Sourcesby Chris DiBona; Sam Ockman

    O'Reilly Media 1999; US$ 19.99

    Freely available source code, with contributions from thousands of programmers around the world: this is the spirit of the software revolution known as Open Source. Open Source has grabbed the computer industry's attention. Netscape has opened the source code to Mozilla; IBM supports Apache; major database vendors haved ported their products ... more...

  • Open Sources 2.0by Chris DiBona; Mark Stone; Danese Cooper

    O'Reilly Media 2008; US$ 27.99

    Open Sources 2.0 is a collection of insightful and thought-provoking essays from today's technology leaders that continues painting the evolutionary picture that developed in the 1999 book Open Sources: Voices from the Revolution . These essays explore open source's impact on the software industry and reveal how open source concepts are infiltrating... more...

  • Software entwickeln mit Verstandby Jörg Dirbach; Markus Flückiger; Steffen Lentz

    dpunkt.verlag 2012; US$ 27.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie und warum funktionieren eigentlich erfolgreiche Softwareentwicklungsprojekte? Programmiersprachen, Werkzeuge und Prozesse sind wichtig, entscheidend sind aber oft die beteiligten Menschen und ihre Arbeitsweise. In diesem Buch verbinden die Autoren daher Grundlagen der Kognitionspsychologie mit der täglichen Erfahrung in Softwareprojekten.... more...

  • Open Source Development, Adoption and Innovationby Joseph Feller; B. Fitzgerald; Walt Scacchi; A. Sillitti

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Open source software has emerged as a major field of scientific inquiry across a number of disciplines. When the concept of open source began to gain mindshare in the global business community, decision makers faced a challenge: to convert hype and potential into sustainable profit and viable business models. This volume addresses this challenge through... more...

  • Moving to Free Softwareby Marcel Gagné

    Pearson Education 2006; US$ 27.99

    This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Stop paying for Windows software! There are free alternatives that are just as good . . . even better! In Moving to Free Software, world-renowned open source software expert Marcel Gagne tours the little-known... more...