Introduction to Free Software

Free eBook: Introduction to Free Software

Free eBook “Introduction to Free Software” by Jesús M. González-Barahona, Joaquín Seoane Pascual, Gregorio Robles. What is free software? What is it and what are the implications of a free program licence?

Description

How is free software developed? How are free software projects financed and what are the business models associated to them that we are experiencing? What motivates developers, especially volunteers, to become involved in free software projects? What are these developers like? These are the sort of questions that we will try to answer in this book.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • A bit of history
  • Legal aspects
  • Developers and their motivations
  • Economy
  • Free software and public administrations
  • Free software engineering
  • Development environments and technologies
  • Case studies
  • Other free resources

Book Details

Author(s): Jesús M. González-Barahona, Joaquín Seoane Pascual, Gregorio Robles
Format(s): PDF, Dockbook
File size: 2.91 MB
Number of pages: 320
Link: Download.








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