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1answer
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What should I consider when choosing between taking a MOOC or working on a project?

As background, I've been programming for about 5 years, and feel like I'm somewhat "up to speed" on industry best-practices and techniques (for web development, specifically), as well as software ...
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3answers
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How do you find partners for open source projects? [duplicate]

I've created a few open-source projects in the past, and had some success. The process was generally the following: I'd start alone, create something that works, promote it, and finally (maybe) get ...
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8answers
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Fear of releasing a hobby project - how to overcome?

I don't know if this question is strictly related to software development, but still I'll give it a try: Like a lot of programmers, I love to work on hobby projects. Sometimes, seemingly good ideas ...
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3answers
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Getting attention for my open sourced project [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to promote an open-source project? I've done quite a lot of work in my spare time on a project that was mostly for my own learning experience and I'm quite pleased ...
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1answer
160 views

Get attribution when other people use my code

I have this portfolio website containing some personal projects/algorithm implementations. I want to get attribution if and when other people use my code or snippets of it. I initially thought of ...
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12answers
2k views

Releasing an open source project without getting embarrassed

I've been working by myself on a fairly large open source project for quite a while and it's nearing the point where I'd like to release it. However, I'm self-taught and I don't really know anyone who ...
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3answers
220 views

How would you go about looking for collaborators? [closed]

I seem to have a never ending stream of more-or-less original, more-or-less cool ideas for software/apps/stuff yet to be written on my mind. Sometimes, I decide to just start implementing my idea. ...
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5answers
353 views

To Open Source or Not to Open Source, that is the question [duplicate]

So, I have a couple of projects that I have been working on and I am trying to decide if I want to open source them or provide them for free as closed source. I have never "owned" an open source ...
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2answers
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The Basics of Project Management / Software Development [closed]

It suddenly struck me today that I have never developed any large application or worked with a team of programmers, and so am missing out a lot - both in terms of technical knowledge and the ...