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etiquette for changing project style on php open source [duplicate]

Basically, there is an open source project on GitHub (php) that I want to fork and update to PHP FIPS standards (psr 0 to 4) and package for Composer on Packagist. I read a blog post a while ago that ...
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Best resource for developing JavaScript curriculum? [closed]

At the risk of being downvoted, I really need the community's input - I am helping put together a post-secondary quality curriculum (vocational school, not university) around open-source languages, ...
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Is it possible to get a job in corporate software houses without a degree [closed]

I have been developing web applications in PHP from two years and have worked with three organizations. I started with no programming knowledge at all, I had interest in web development so I read some ...
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1answer
93 views

How would I go about measuring the impact an article has on the internet?

For an application of mine, I analyze the sentiment of articles, using NLTK, to display sentiment trends. But right now all articles weigh the same amount. This does not show a very accurate picture ...
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Stick with custom or migrate to CMS?

I have a site that has been built from scratch by a few different programmers over time. The first programmer, who built the initial system and database, was not very tech savvy. Other programmers ...
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Which open source PHP project has the 'perfect' OOP design I can learn from? [closed]

I am a newbie to OOP, and I learn best by example. You could say this question is similar to Which Scala open source projects should I study to learn best coding practices - but in PHP. I have ...
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421 views

Which license for commercial software?

At the moment we are writing modules for an open source cms. We would like to sell these with a license. But which are the best options? Any suggestions and experiences.
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Best practices for releasing an open source PHP application

I'm a PHP developer for a living but have never worked on or contributed to any open source projects before. I am developing a CMS for my own use. I have a working prototype and I think that once ...
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2answers
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Open Source Ecommerce - OpenCart a good choice? [closed]

I am considering learning the ropes for an open source ecommerce package. I've played with opencart in the past and I basically want to get opinions on actually using it for clients. Make any ...
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3answers
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PHP Open Source Tools for Agile Development [closed]

Hello Everyone, There are so many Questions on Stackoverflow about Agile tools, but I haven't seen a tool which can be installed on a PHP Server. I'm just looking for an Open Source Scrum Tool or ...
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5answers
830 views

Which open-source license is right for my project?

I am trying to choose the right license for a project that I would like to release as open-source later this year but I am unsure as to what the most appropriate license would be. I was originally ...
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1answer
669 views

Is there a need for a reporting system in PHP?

I have designed a reporting system to be used in our enterprise level application. I am able to open source it as this is not our business, and we can gain improved code by contributing it to the ...
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8answers
394 views

How to (professionally) back up reasons for choosing open source technologies in a large project

I know the title is a bit vague so I'll try to be more precise in explaining what's my actual question (I apologize in advance if this is a duplicate). I work for a small company (8 people) that ...
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3answers
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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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Why exactly can't PHP have full unicode support?

Everybody knows, that PHP has problems with Unicode. Version 6 is effectively abandoned, because of Unicode implementation difficulties. But I wonder if anyone knows what are the exact reasons? ...
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Should a poll framework be closed sourced

I was having a chat with a coworker who is working on a polling app and framework. He was asking technical questions and I suggested he open source the application to get more quality opinions from ...