Category: OSW

Quick Read: The JS Foundation

In recent years, JavaScript has seen a staggering number of libraries and frameworks come and go. In can be difficult to make important decisions about which software to use in your projects, as there is always the risk of depending on a library that the maintainer will not be able to support and, at worst, may end up ...

Pay the Price for Open Source

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 about: those that didn’t cost any money, and...

Free as in Puppy — Open Sourcing Your JavaScript Code

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 at the benefits of open sourcing your code and the pitfalls to avoid....

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition This week is Open Source Week at SitePoint.com. While we do usually cover open source here, what with all the tutorials and introductions to amazing new libraries, packages, and frameworks, this week will be a little “theoretical” for a change. We’ll discus...