Evaluating Open Source

There are many guides out there on evaluating open source. I also have my own opinions on the matter. This guide from OStatic though is pretty thorough and worth adding to your resources on the topic of evaluating open source.

One of the best benefits to open source software is how it can fill in the gaps when developing applications. At times it makes sense to look around and see if anyone else has already solved the problem you are looking at, especially if it is a common feature. Unfortunately, not all open source projects are built the same, and deciding to adopt someone else’s code into your project must be carefully considered. Here are seven steps to starting a successful long-term relationship with an open source project.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *