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