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Five Ways to Benefit from the Open Source Mantra

By PHPBuilder Staff
on April 9, 2010

The nice thing about open source software development, writes Bob Reselman, is that it delivers on the Utopian ideal that community-based wealth counts. For many of those committed to the spirit of open source, it’s more than code. It’s about making the world a better place.

Yet, a common misconception is that in order to make a contribution to the open source movement you need to sling a lot of code for a living. While it’s true that the fundamental form of open source contribution is to check-in code, there are many other ways for any of us to make a contribution that makes a difference.

Reselman lists five ways that you can use the spirit of the open source movement to make contributions that count.

Read his list: http://www.devx.com/opensource/Article/44455