Pitfalls and success criteria of releasing your product as Open Source

Most software product are developed as closed-source projects. There are some famous examples of open-source software though, such as Firefox, Linux, OpenOffice, etc.

To avoid the pitfalls and successfully release your software product as open source, this article lists what you need to take care of:

  • Why Open Source?
  • Getting Started
  • Choose A Default License
  • Outgoing Review
  • Accepting Contributions
  • Maintaining The Project
  • Warning Signs
  • End-Of-Lifing Projects
  • Conclusion
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