Category: Open Source

XPlanner: A Selfish Application

Back in 1997, Brian Foote and Joseph Yoder wrote about The Selfish Class. Their paper was focused on software artifacts, mostly at the class or class library level but I believe the patterns also describe how application usage spreads. According to Foote and Yoder… “THE SELFISH CLASS pattern examines how the sociobiological notion that evolving

Time Risks in Open Source Software Development

“I get up every morning determined to both change the world and to have one hell of a good time. Sometimes, this makes planning the day difficult.” ~ E.B. White So you are considering starting your own open source software project? If you are doing this project on your spare time, there will be several