Embracing Insanity by Russell Pavlicek
Open Source Software Development (Other Sams)

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In this book, you will learn where the Open Source movement comes from and what motivates its adherents. You will be introduced to the culture that fuels the movement, as well as the personalities and organizations that promote its growth. You will also understand the strengths of the Open Source movement and how it changes the way in which software is written. In addition, people and organizations wishing to participate in the Open Source world will be given a guide regarding what to do - and what not to do - and why. You do not need to be a technical wizard to read this book. It does not matter if you are an IT manager, a programmer, or just someone who is interested in new trends in technology. This book will peel away the mystery and misunderstandings surrounding the Open Source movement.
 

About Russell Pavlicek

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Pavlicek is labeled by IBM, as an Open Source "advocacy guru" and has 20-years of computer industry experience. He is a regular speaker at Linux conferences and is widely respected for his dual perspective of technologist business strategist.
 
Published September 15, 2000 by Sams. 192 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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