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The Developer’s Guide: Open Source Software License Comparison

Open source licenses come in different types (i.e., copyleft vs permissive), flavors (i.e., industry standard vs specific to a single vendor), and ver...
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Security vs “One Size Fits All” Runtime Environments

When developing with open source languages the simplest and quickest solution is to grab whatever reputable packaged runtime environment you can find,...
Open Source Software Licenses Explained20190307101520

Open Source Software Licenses Explained

Open source licensing should be easier to deal with now that open source has become the de facto way we build software applications. But if you’re lik...
Deconstructing Open Source Language Licensing20161213183000

Deconstructing Open Source Language Licensing

With the majority of companies using open source, it’s important to understand the underlying licenses associated with the software and projects...
Pay Attention to Your Open Source Software Licenses20100713145548

Pay Attention to Your Open Source Software Licenses

Two times in June this year, ActiveState hosted legal webinars from expert open source lawyers to discuss some of the main legal issues surrounding op...
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What managers don’t know about their developers using open source components

Jeff HobbsJanuary 29, 2010, , , ,
In Jeffrey Hammond’s recent article on Dr. Dobb’s (What Developers Think, January 16, 2010), his survey results highlighted something we h...