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Open Source Initiative OSI - The Educational Community License 1.0. (Note: This license has been superseded by the Educational Community License, Version 2.0) (text) This Educational Community License (the "License") applies to any original work of authorship (the "Original Work") whose owner (the "Licensor") has placed the following notice immediately following the copyright notice for the Original Work: Copyright (c) <year><copyright holders> Licensed under the Educational Community License version 1.0 This Original Work, including software, source code, documents, or other related items, is being provided by the copyright holder(s) subject to the terms of the Educational Community License.

Open Source Initiative OSI - The Educational Community License 1.0

The name and trademarks of copyright holder(s) may NOT be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to the Original or Derivative Works without specific, written prior permission. 100% Free Shareable Content. Farm to Fridge: An Open Source Online Farm Market. Comparison of Open Source Licenses. As I’ve been working on my little Forum Project over the last few months, I’ve run across a number of code snippets that I’d love to use.

Comparison of Open Source Licenses

Often they’re little things, posted to blogs explaining how to format a URL or whatnot, but I can’t legally use any of them. Under the Berne Convention, every single bit of text or code you create is automatically copyrighted. You don’t need to put a © or date on it, and no one can use it without your expressed permission. I’ve written to each of the authors, and received releases, but one common thread I’ve heard is that people aren’t sure what license is right for them.

I’m certainly not an expert, but I wanted to put together a quick comparison of different licenses, and the implications. One thing to note is that if you wrote the code, releasing it under a certain license never limits what You can do with it going forward. There are few elements with different licenses differ about:

Spirituality & Theology - The global phenomena centralized in one social network. The Xapian Project. Open Source Human Resource Management System. OrangeHRM is an open source human resource management information system.

Open Source Human Resource Management System

Say that 5 times fast! It’s of course built in PHP and runs a MySQL database so it’s all web based running on the apache server. It’s currently in version 2.3 as it’s latest production version. Top 20 most popular Open Source programs in 2006 - Carol’s Vault. GanttProject Home. MEDIAPORTAL - a HTPC Media Center for free! List of free and open source software packages. CellProfiler cell image analysis software. Endrov. Fiji Is Just ImageJ. Apertus - Open Source Cinema.

10 sites developers should have in their bookmarks. Mysql Format Date MySQL Format Date helps you to format your dates using the MySQL DATE_FORMAT function.

10 sites developers should have in their bookmarks

Just select a common date format and then change it to your suit your needs. The MySQL DATE_FORMAT code will be generated at the bottom of the page which you can then copy into your query. Visit site: Script Src Are you tired of hunting the Internet in order to find the script tag for the latest version of the Javascript library of your choice? Visit site: Em Chart I never been a fan of ems in CSS files, but sometimes you have to deal with it. Visit site: Twitter API Explorer If you’re using the Twitter API in the site you build, you’ll for sure enjoy this very handy website which allow you to search through the Twitter API.

Visit site: Browser Sandbox Cross browser compatibility is definitely one of the biggest problems a web developer has to face in his daily job. 40 Best Open Source Graphic Programs. Following the great success of the 45 Best Freeware Design Programs and attending requests of more open source apps, here is a new extensive list of Open Source Graphic Programs that you may take into consideration for production use.

40 Best Open Source Graphic Programs

There is a lot of technicalities when we talk about The Open Source movement, and we are not covering them here on detail, so please forgive with me if I am not being formal enough with all the terminology. You will find the name of the project, a lovely screenshot (who doesn’t love screenshots?) , the Development Status (I’ve included from Beta to mature ones) and the supported platforms. 10 Promising Opensource PHP E-Commerce Application  1.

10 Promising Opensource PHP E-Commerce Application 

Open Cart OpenCart is an open source PHP-based online shopping cart system. A robust e-commerce solution for Internet merchants with the ability to create their own online business and participate in e-commerce at a minimal cost. OpenCart is designed feature rich, easy to use, search engine friendly and with a visually appealing interface. 2. Magento is a feature-rich eCommerce solution offering complete flexibility and control over the look, content, and functionality of an online store.

Magento Features: Site Management 3. osCommerce osCommerce is an online shop e-commerce solution that offers a wide range of out-of-the-box features that allows online stores to be setup fairly quickly with ease, and is available for free as an Open Source based solution released under the GNU General Public License. osCommerce was started in March 2000 and has since matured to a solution that is currently powering 14,055 registered live shops around the world. 4. Websites To Search And Find Code Snippets.

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:-D . Stay tuned for more premium giveaways coming next by subscribing toRSS feed or Subscribe to App Sheriff - Sworn To Serve by Email. Good Luck Guys! In a race against time, we are always looking to save as much as possible; this is especially applicable to the Website development. A website needs to be developed as fast as possible without compensating on any of features that make it unique and stand out. Home - Open.Source - everything ! FREE SOFTWARE !!! for Windows, Linux & Mac. Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications. The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people.

Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I think this will provide a great resource in finding applications that may better suit your needs, or just for fun! Hard Drive Disk Wipe and Data Clearing. OpenCola (drink) OpenCola is a brand of open-source cola, where the instructions for making it are freely available and modifiable. Anybody can make the drink, and anyone can modify and improve on the recipe as long as they, too, license their recipe under the GNU General Public License.

Since recipes are, by themselves, not copyrightable, the legal basis for this is untested.[1] O'Reilly Open Books Project. O'Reilly has published a number of Open Books--books with various forms of "open" copyright--over the years.

O'Reilly Open Books Project

The reasons for "opening" copyright, as well as the specific license agreements under which they are opened, are as varied as our authors. Perhaps a book was outdated enough to be put out of print, yet some people still needed the information it covered. About The Licenses. Our public copyright licenses incorporate a unique and innovative “three-layer” design.

About The Licenses

Each license begins as a traditional legal tool, in the kind of language and text formats that most lawyers know and love. We call this the Legal Code layer of each license. But since most creators, educators, and scientists are not in fact lawyers, we also make the licenses available in a format that normal people can read — the Commons Deed (also known as the “human readable” version of the license). The Commons Deed is a handy reference for licensors and licensees, summarizing and expressing some of the most important terms and conditions. List of free and open source software packages. The One Page Linux Manual.