Open source is responsible for so much good in the world, but it can be difficult to figure out how to start.
* Choosing an open source license, and what it says about your dreams and ambitions
* Trusting your code? Vaccination is important for herd resistance
* Building together with friends
* Success with open source, save the world, get paid
This is a joint presentation from the OSGeo and LocationTech who are here to offer you help, and hope, on your open source journey! Thea is a developer advocate with LocationTech will introduce the services of the Eclipse Foundation and the facilities available to help your project. Jody Garnett from the Open Source Software Foundation incubation committee will introduce how OSGeo supports open source.
If your organizations is migrating to using open source this talk provides insight into how projects are established, governed and developed. We will also look at the responsibilities taken on by software developers, along with the legal support and risk mitigation provided by a software foundation.
Development teams considering taking their projects to the next level, or seeking reassurance, should attend this talk to review what goes into making open source safe, responsible and successful.