Free (/Libre), and Open Source Software (FOSS)

Students learn principles, practices, and economic underpinnings of free/libre, and open source software.

I’m currently not teaching this course, so the content may not be up-to-date any longer.

As an alternative, I can offer commercial training through my company.

Slides and videos

1.Overview and historyslidesvideo60 min.
2.Intellectual propertyslidesvideo60 min.
3. Corporate governance slidesvideo60 min.
4. Project communities slidesvideo60 min.
5. Engineering processes and tools slidesvideo60 min.
6. Inner source slidesvideo60 min.
7. Corporate open sourcing slides60 min.
8. The software industry slidesvideo60 min.
9. Developer foundations slidesvideo60 min.
10. User-led consortia slidesvideo60 min.
11. Service and support firms slides60 min.
12. Distributor firms slides60 min.
13. Single-vendor open source slides60 min.
14.Labor economics slidesvideo60 min.


Class quizzes and other materials are available to colleagues.


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