Starting An Open Source Project
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An overview of the simple steps for starting an Open Source Project.

An overview of the simple steps for starting an Open Source Project.

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  • 1. Starting anOpen Source Project
  • 2. Have an Idea Size doesnt matter
  • 3. Focus on Focus Its the only thing that matters
  • 4. Set Your GoalsMotivation and scope before requirements and code
  • 5. Choose a License Open or Free?It affects what code you can use and who can use your code
  • 6. Make Some Code Dont start with a seed Start with a sapling...
  • 7. Choose a Host GitHub, SourceForge, Codeplex, Google Code It affects your pool of allies and audience of users
  • 8. Build Community "Sell" to an Audience Attract Other Developers Avoid Poisonous People
  • 9. Stay Focused on Focus Dont Stray From Your Goals Document! Release Regularly
  • 10. Thank You!Please Share