Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human
side of open source development. It describes how successful
projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the
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- What's In It for Me? How Your Company Can Benefit
from Open Sourcing Code
and Brian Fitzpatrick
As the open source community continues to clamor for more companies
to open source their code, more and more executives are asking
themselves just what open source can do for their company. There
are a number of ways for a company to open source an internal
project: from tossing code over the wall on the one hand to
running a fully open development project on the other to any
combination of the two. This talk will discuss the costs and
benefits associated with each method as well as how to
successfully launch your new open source project. Given as a
Google Tech Talk.
- PC LOAD LETTER
(2 Guys, 1 Mic)
A "...10-20 minute podcast where Ben and Fitz answer your
questions about open source software development, collaborative
software development tools, and the problems that inevitably arise
when you try to write software with other people."
They take listener-submitted questions.