Data and references
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References and recommended books and articles
These are online and offline references that support conclusions drawn elsewhere.
- Interview with Seneca College's David Humphrey, where he gives a succinct list of success factors.
- Josh Berkus' Ten Ways to Destroy Your Community, with some replies to Rodrigues' rebuttal (below.)
- The top ten rules from The Starfish and The Spider.
- Open Source Triple Play
- How to get your code into an open source project
- Dreamwidth - Build Your Own Contributors, One Part At A Time
- How Open Source Projects Survive Poisonous People is the first, and a later version How to Protect Your Open Source Project From Poisonous People, are talks that are applicable to any community drawing from many years experience as open source developers.
- Keynote: Dan Frye - 10+ Years of Linux at IBM from the 2010 Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit.
- dojo foundation 100-point open source projects method.
- Groklaw on trolls, astroturfers, and the open source way is an excellent story.
- Build an authentic, valuable online community tells a bunch of good stories and is accessible to diverse audiences for learning about applying the open source way to their online community building.
- 10 easy ways to attract women to your free software project is a very useful and informative article, with approaches that are for any type of contributor and project.
- How to work open is a short and useful introduction derived from a Mozilla team workshop.
- Open Advice is a knowledge collection from a wide variety of Free Software projects. It answers the question what 42 prominent contributors would have liked to know when they started so you can get a head-start no matter how and where you contribute.
- A few thoughts on open projects, with mention of Scala is an article from Havoc Pennington that explores aspects of successful open projects and how they are affected by paid organizational focuses.
- Unsecret Source: Marketing strategy the open source way is a short article about the principles of open marketing, paired with an actually open marketing plan for CiviCRM.
- Enabling students in a digital age: Charlie Reisinger at TEDxLancaster is a video describing a project to provide FOSS laptops for students, and how/why that really really really matters.
Online community resources
(List of books from Books you should read.)
Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur
Cultivating Communities of Practice
by Etienne Wenger, Richard A. McDermott, William M. Snyder
Digital Habitats: stewarding technology for communities
by Etienne Wenger, Nancy White, and John D. Smith
Kindle edition: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007P6I7SO
by Josh Bernoff and Charlene Li
by Karl Fogel
The Cathedral and the Bazaar
by Eric S. Raymond
Print version: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596001087.do
Print ISBN: 978-0-596-00108-7 | ISBN 10: 0-596-00108-8
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-596-15309-0 | ISBN 10: 0-596-15309-0
The Starfish and the Spider
by Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom
by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
The Open Organization
by Jim Whitehurst
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