UPenn – Open Source Software (Fall 2016)

Course Categories: Software Engineering & Process |
FOSS Categories: Specification & Design |

Course Name: CIS-399 Open Source Software

Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Instructor: Chris Murphy

Term: Fall 2016


Course Overview:

Free and open-source software (FOSS) has evolved into an important model of development in the software industry. This course exposes students to the cultural, technical, and legal aspects of FOSS development and provides students with an opportunity to work on a real-world open-source software project, and gain experience in software maintenance and enhancing software quality.

The course also covers topics such as: the need for and benefits of free and open-source software; open-source licensing and business models; intellectual property; and humanitarian free and open-source software (HFOSS).

Link: https://www.cis.upenn.edu/~cdmurphy/foss/fall2016/

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