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Open Source and SaaS

Now that I work in an engineering environment tailored for SaaS development, I've developed a better understanding of the challenges they face when open sourcing their code. I wrote it up for in a 2-part article, "How to decide whether to open source your SaaS solution." Some tidbits: The decision to open source code… Continue reading Open Source and SaaS


How to Make Money with Open Source Platforms

I wrote this 4-part series at in mid-2015 about creating products based on open source platforms, and how to provide value to a paying customer. The response was great! Read for yourself below: Part One - Open Source Platform Basics Part Two - Open Core vs. Hybrid Products Part Three - Creating a Product… Continue reading How to Make Money with Open Source Platforms