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Is any one of these the right way to write a license for your opensource project forked and modified from an existing one with different authors?

I've used parts of source from an existing Java library project with what appears to be a 3-clause BSD license. I've made significant changes to the library which makes it possible to use it in a new ...
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1answer
158 views

How to get involved in open-source project? (Android/java programmer) [closed]

My question might sound stupid and not suitable for this site, but i dont have any better place to ask then here, so please bear with me. Im a college student that love playing with android. Around ...
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1answer
108 views

Is such modification allowed by GPL? Which licences allow this which not?

Assume that I have library X which contains class A with method b and that library X is realeased under GPL licence. public class A { public void b() { // this is an example of b method's ...
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3answers
471 views

Easily add metrics to measure java code usability

I'm trying to create a process for better understand what's happening in my code. I want to create metrics to automatically give my answers about simple or complex questions like: How many times a ...
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176 views

GPL and OpenJDK: Questions regarding source headers

I have some legal questions regarding OpenJDKs source header: /* * Copyright (c) 1997, 2008, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS ...
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1answer
119 views

Appropriate License for Available-Source, No-Unauthorized-Distribution

I have a program (technically an addon to a program) whose code I want to be freely available for educational purposes or to create derivatives for personal use. However, I do NOT want to allow ...
5
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1answer
449 views

Copyright notice in CSS or XML files

I'm currently working on an open-source project. Currently, we put our copyright notice at the top of every Java source file. I was wondering whether it was advisable or common practice to put ...
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1k views

Is there any open source code analyzer for java which I can adopt my software metrics algorithm on it? [closed]

I am doing my masters dissertation and I have conducted a software metrics. I need to adopt my metrics on an open source tool. I have found PMD and check style on sourceforge.net but there is not ...
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1answer
504 views

How can you become a real programming polyglot? [closed]

I work as a Java programmer, but C and C++ were always my favourite languages during studies. Unfortunatelly I don't have an opportunity to work with them as often as I would like to. As a result I ...
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3answers
7k views

Is Java free/open source or not?

On November 13, 2006, Sun released much of Java as free and open source software, (FOSS), under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). On May 8, 2007, Sun finished the process, making all ...
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2answers
306 views

How to get multiple open-source projects to use a standard way of doing something

- Problem In the last couple weeks, I've used 3 different "repository" tools (listed in alphabetical order): gradle ivy maven I'm calling them "repository" tools because I've also used sbt -- ...
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1answer
169 views

Software Licensing Particulars

I have spent a lot of time examining the various (major) software licenses and ultimately have decided upon using the MIT Licenses for my open source projects, and the Microsoft Reference License ...
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4answers
803 views

Open source Projects which pays the developers?

Are there any Java open source projects that Pays the developers? I came across this from a book : Programming Interviews Exposed. Page #25 Are open-source projects preferable? The vast ...
5
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1answer
718 views

Places where I can do some voluntary software development/programming work?

I asked this question due to my lack of experience which is a major problem for me when applying for a job because all the companies require 2 to 3 years of programming experience. So I am taking ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Recommended Java source code reading [closed]

Like every author needs to read a lot of classical literature to develop his own style, and like every chess player read and analyze former champions games before, I think also every programmer needs ...
2
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1answer
568 views

Getting involved in an open-source Python-Java project [closed]

I'm a first-year PhD student in Ireland. My background is in mathematics, though I'm going to stream my career into programming with Python, Java and C++ languages. I have some good experience with ...
3
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3answers
236 views

Software licenses in practice

Almost all questions and information on both SO and "Google" describes how different licenses works and what license to choose for your work? But how do they work in reality. Almost everyone I have ...
6
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1answer
791 views

Is Java free software?

Free software as defined by FSF. Are its standard libraries free/open source? Is its implementation free/open source? Which parts of it are not free/open source? Any other relevant information.
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1answer
141 views

How you would name a .NET port of a Java project? [closed]

Assuming that a Java project is called "bar" or "jBar". How would you name a .NET port (in C#): NBar dotBar BarNet Bar-sharp
6
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2answers
735 views

How to create and publish a useful Java library

I've recently worked on a Java class that generates permutations per list of objects. In any case, I would like to have this library offered to the public, so I have several questions: Most ...
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3answers
157 views

show or publish software applications [duplicate]

I am thinking of uploading on source forge some personal projects that may be useful to other people. The main reason I decided to do that is I am planning to start pursuing job in another company ...
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2answers
284 views

Taking part in an open source project [duplicate]

I am new to open source development. I want to add some functionality to an open source project PRISM. But I couldn't find any developer guide or code architecture guide sort of a thing for it. How ...
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5answers
267 views

Can I use open source libraries in trialware?

I have written a small Java program which i'd like to distribute on my website. I have used a few external librarys which declare following licences: Apache License (2.0), LGPL and one API doesn't ...
3
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3answers
807 views

Software licensing and Copyright of Open source

I have seen some source code containing Copyright notice in the beginning of the file. Most of them are either GNU General Public License or Apache License. If I want to develop any open source ...
5
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5answers
2k views

Suggest other people's code to study [closed]

What open source Java code would you suggest for me to study? EDIT: I'm interested in the design, simplicity(?), their programming style, logic. EDIT2: The first thing that came to my mind is ...
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2answers
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Open source projects, how to choose?

I would like to join an open source project since I think I am good enough at programming to progress onto reading others code and to modify it. But the problem is, how would I choose an open source ...
2
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3answers
969 views

I'm hoping to start an online supermarket and needs advice on open source shopping cart software and applications [closed]

I have been researching on both open source software and off-the-shelf software for an online supermarket project in Africa. I have now narrowed by search to X-cart and the PHP based PrestaShop ...
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11answers
4k views

Why hasn't C# gained much traction within the opensource community?

I'm not expecting C# to be on par with say Java or Python in the open source community, but it still surprises me just how far behind it is. 'Multi language' open source repos like google code or ...
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6k views

Good example of complex code using TDD [closed]

What would be a good example of the use of TDD in large, real-life, complex, projects? All the examples I've seen so far are toy projects for the purpose of a book or a paper... Can you name an ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Example of an open source project using Spring

I'm trying to learn a bit about the Spring framework and I'm wondering if anyone can recommend an open source project using it so that I can have a look through the source. Any other recommendations ...
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985 views

How to reconcile my support of open-source software and need to feed and house myself?

I have a bit of a dilemma and wanted to get some other developers' opinions on it and maybe some guidance. So I have created a 2D game for Android from the ground up, learning and re factoring as I ...