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Pay the Price for Open Source

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Gather 'round kiddies, Uncle Cal has a history lesson to share. Back when the world was young Back in the early days of Open Source - when Dinosaurs roamed the earth and Rasmus was a young man - there were two types of open source projects we talked ...

Free as in Puppy — Open Sourcing Your JavaScript Code

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Open Source is much more than making something available to the public. It is not only about your code, it is also about licenses, understanding participation and herding cats a.k.a. dealing with community issues. In this article we will briefly look a...

Contributing to PHP: How to Fix Bugs in the PHP Core

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Previously, we covered contributing to PHP’s documentation. Now, we will be covering how to get involved with PHP’s core. To do this, we will be looking at the workflow for fixing a simple bug in the core. Since submitting new features to PHP has ...

Contributing to PHP: How to Contribute to PHP’s Manual

In this two-part article series, we’ll be covering how to contribute to the PHP project. This will hopefully clarify what steps need to be taken for those looking to become more involved with PHP. This first part will be covering how to contribute to...