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Books under this sub-category (30 books)

Legal Aspects of the Information Society

Post date: 03 Sep 2010
This book contains fundamental information for those who want to understand Free Software and how to contribute and benefit from it in a safe and legal way.
Publisher: Free Technology Acacemy
Publication date: 01 Mar 2010
License: GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.2
Document Type: Book
 
Legal Aspects of the Information Society

Legal Aspects of the Information Society

Post date: 03 Sep 2010
This book contains fundamental information for those who want to understand Free Software and how to contribute and benefit from it in a safe and legal way.
Publisher: Free Technology Acacemy
Publication date: 01 Mar 2010
License: GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.2 Document Type: Book


Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

Post date: 01 Dec 2016
Through a collection of essays and case studies, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice

Post date: 01 Dec 2016
Through a collection of essays and case studies, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


Open Source Licensing - Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law

Post date: 28 Jun 2005
A guide to open source license and licensing issues. Explains how to choose a license for an open source software, and how the chosen license affects developers, managers, lawyers and business.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01 Jul 2004
License: Academic Free License version 3.0
 
Open Source Licensing - Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law

Open Source Licensing - Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law

Post date: 28 Jun 2005
A guide to open source license and licensing issues. Explains how to choose a license for an open source software, and how the chosen license affects developers, managers, lawyers and business.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01 Jul 2004
License: Academic Free License version 3.0


Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution

Post date: 29 Oct 2004
Collection of essays from the leaders of the Free Software / Open Source movement, explaining why the majority of the Internet's servers use Open Source technologies for everything from the operating system to Web serving and email.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 13 Jan 1999
License: GNU General Public License
Document Type: Book
 
Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution

Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution

Post date: 29 Oct 2004
Collection of essays from the leaders of the Free Software / Open Source movement, explaining why the majority of the Internet's servers use Open Source technologies for everything from the operating system to Web serving and email.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 13 Jan 1999
License: GNU General Public License Document Type: Book


Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Post date: 16 Nov 2016
This book examines the Mozilla Foundation’s success at organizing large-scale participation in the development of its software and considers whether Mozilla's approach can be transferred to government and civil society.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Apr 2010
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
 
Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Post date: 16 Nov 2016
This book examines the Mozilla Foundation’s success at organizing large-scale participation in the development of its software and considers whether Mozilla's approach can be transferred to government and civil society.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Apr 2010
License: Standard Copyright License Document Type: Book


Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Post date: 05 Oct 2007
Analyzes a number of key topics behind Free and Open Source Software revolution: the motivation, the objective, the processes and tools, the economic and business models, and legal, cultural, and social issues.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2007
 
Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Post date: 05 Oct 2007
Analyzes a number of key topics behind Free and Open Source Software revolution: the motivation, the objective, the processes and tools, the economic and business models, and legal, cultural, and social issues.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2007


The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
In this second volume, the authors of twenty-four open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. From web servers and compilers to health record management systems, they are covered here to help you become a better developer.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 08 May 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks

The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
In this second volume, the authors of twenty-four open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. From web servers and compilers to health record management systems, they are covered here to help you become a better developer.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 08 May 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


The Architecture of Open Source Applications: Elegance, Evolution, and a Few Fearless Hacks

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
In this book, the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, how its parts interact, why it's built that way, and what lessons have been learned that can be applied to other big design problems.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 21 Apr 2014
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
The Architecture of Open Source Applications: Elegance, Evolution, and a Few Fearless Hacks

The Architecture of Open Source Applications: Elegance, Evolution, and a Few Fearless Hacks

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
In this book, the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, how its parts interact, why it's built that way, and what lessons have been learned that can be applied to other big design problems.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 21 Apr 2014
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Post date: 29 Oct 2004
Author Eric S. Raymond anatomizes his successful open source project, fetchmail, as a test of some surprising theories about software engineering suggested by the history of Linux.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 15 Jan 2001
 
The Cathedral and the Bazaar

The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Post date: 29 Oct 2004
Author Eric S. Raymond anatomizes his successful open source project, fetchmail, as a test of some surprising theories about software engineering suggested by the history of Linux.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 15 Jan 2001


The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin

Post date: 08 Oct 2007
Shows the reader just what went into the creation of open source and its worldwide network of contributors and users over the past 50 years.
Publication date: 01 Apr 2007
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
Document Type: Book
 
The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin

The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin

Post date: 08 Oct 2007
Shows the reader just what went into the creation of open source and its worldwide network of contributors and users over the past 50 years.
Publication date: 01 Apr 2007
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic Document Type: Book


The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright

Post date: 19 Nov 2016
This book shows that what began as an assertion of consumer rights to digital content has become something broader: a movement concerned not just with consumers and gadgets but with cultural ownership.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Oct 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright

The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright

Post date: 19 Nov 2016
This book shows that what began as an assertion of consumer rights to digital content has become something broader: a movement concerned not just with consumers and gadgets but with cultural ownership.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Oct 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


The Performance of Open Source Applications: Speed, Precision, and a Bit of Serendipity

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
Written by real developers who have had to make an existing system faster or who had to design something to be fast in the first place, this book will help you become a better developer by letting you look over these experts' shoulders.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 07 Oct 2013
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
The Performance of Open Source Applications: Speed, Precision, and a Bit of Serendipity

The Performance of Open Source Applications: Speed, Precision, and a Bit of Serendipity

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
Written by real developers who have had to make an existing system faster or who had to design something to be fast in the first place, this book will help you become a better developer by letting you look over these experts' shoulders.
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 07 Oct 2013
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


The Rise of Open Source Licensing

Post date: 28 Jun 2005
A study on how open source has challenged the thinking and actual use of intellectual property in the software industry.
Publisher: Turre Publishing
Publication date: 01 May 2005
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
Document Type: Thesis
 
The Rise of Open Source Licensing

The Rise of Open Source Licensing

Post date: 28 Jun 2005
A study on how open source has challenged the thinking and actual use of intellectual property in the software industry.
Publisher: Turre Publishing
Publication date: 01 May 2005
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic Document Type: Thesis


The Sources Of Innovation

Post date: 18 Jan 2007
In this book, Eric Von Hippel challenges the basic assumption that new product innovations are typically developed by product manufacturers and demonstrates that innovation occurs in different places in different industries.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 22 Sep 1994
 
The Sources Of Innovation

The Sources Of Innovation

Post date: 18 Jan 2007
In this book, Eric Von Hippel challenges the basic assumption that new product innovations are typically developed by product manufacturers and demonstrates that innovation occurs in different places in different industries.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 22 Sep 1994


Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Post date: 06 May 2005
Covering all free software and open source licenses.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 01 Aug 2004
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
 
Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Post date: 06 May 2005
Covering all free software and open source licenses.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Publication date: 01 Aug 2004
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic


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