Starting An Open Source Project

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

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Starting An Open Source Project

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

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