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A Beginner's Guide to Open Source Software Development (LFD102)

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A Beginner's Guide to Open Source Software Development (LFD102)

This course is free and teaches developers the fundamental concepts of open-source software development. It covers who (successful communities), what (definition), how (benefits), and where (Git).

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This course includes

Level
Beginner
Instruction Type
Self Paced
Delivery Method
Online
Available on
Desktop, Laptop
Accessibility
Limited Access
Language
English
Subtitles
English

Skills

Project LeadershipContinuous IntegrationSoftware DevelopmentProblem SolvingGit Workflows

Learning Goals

This course will teach you the key concepts involved in developing open source software (OSS)
the benefits of using OSS as compared with using proprietary products
which open source projects form the foundations of today’s worldwide technology infrastructure
how to behave properly while engaging in OSS projects, OSS licensing issues
how to make use of projects such as FOSSology and SPDX to foster compliance
best practices for long term sustainability of projects, including how to respect and encourage diversity
the importance of GitHub and other hosting providers and advanced interfaces, such as Gerrit

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Prerequisites/Requirements

There is no Prerequisities available

Target Audience

This course is addressed to software developers seeking to understand the ‘rules of the road’ of creating open source software
either as a newbie or as someone with experience primarily in creating proprietary code

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Instructor-Moderated Discussions

CapStone project

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