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Is donationware a good monetization model for developers? [closed]

I've been developing for Android for about 2 years (and ~1 year for iOS), releasing freeware and open source applications (mostly because my AdSense account was disabled in 2010), but recently I had ...
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How to make money by making JavaScript libraries?

There are lots of JavaScript libraries. Why people create them, if it's not for money? If it is, how do they make money on something anybody can copy, since the code source is available publicly?
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How much does a progammer giving a free service make from donations? [closed]

I know this is long-shot question but if there's anyone making money from donations, would you share how much you're making from which service/website?
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How much money do frameworks like Django and RoR generate?

The developers of these frameworks must be generating some kind of money, no? They aren't all just regular old joes with full-time jobs developing web-frameworks in their spare time for the love of ...