BSc CS sem 1 Free and Open Source Software techmax/notes Download

Objective: Open Source has acquired a prominent place in software industry. Having knowledge of Open Source and its related technologies is an essential for Computer Science student. This course introduces Open Source methodologies and ecosystem to students. Expected Learning Outcome: 1) Upon completion of this course, students should have a good working knowledge of Open Source ecosystem, its use, impact and importance. 2) This course shall help student to learn Open Source methodologies, case studies with real life examples. Unit I Introduction Introduction: Open Source, Free Software, Free Software vs. Open Source software, Public Domain Software, FOSS does not mean no cost. History: BSD, The Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project. Methodologies Open Source History, Initiatives, Principle and methodologies. Philosophy : Software Freedom, Open Source Development Model Licenses and Patents: What Is A License, Important FOSS Licenses (Apache,BSD,GPL, LGPL), copyrights and copy lefts, Patents Economics of FOSS : Zero Marginal Cost, Income-generation opportunities, Problems with traditional commercial software, Internationalization 15L 7 Social Impact Open source vs. closed source, Open source government, Open source ethics. Social and Financial impacts of open source technology, Shared software, Shared source, Open Source in Government. Unit II Case Studies Example Projects: Apache web server, GNU/Linux, Android, Mozilla (Firefox), Wikipedia, Drupal, wordpress, GCC, GDB, github, Open Office. Study: Understanding the developmental models, licensings, mode of funding,commercial/non-commercial use. Open Source Hardware, Open Source Design, Open source Teaching. Open source media. Collaboration, Community and Communication Contributing to Open Source Projects Introduction to github, interacting with the community on github, Communication and etiquette, testing open source code, reporting issues, contributing code. Introduction to wikipedia, contributing to Wikipedia Or contributing to any prominent open source project of student’s choice. Starting and Maintaining own Open Source Project. 15L Unit III Understanding Open Source Ecosystem Open Source Operating Systems: GNU/Linux, Android, Free BSD, Open Solaris. Open Source Hardware, Virtualization Technologies, Containerization Technologies: Docker, Development tools, IDEs, debuggers, Programming languages, LAMP, Open Source database technologies 15L Text books: 1. Unix Concepts and Applications by Sumitabha Das, Tata McGraw Hill Education, 2006 2. The official Ubuntu Book, 8 th Edition Additional references: 1. The Linux Documentation Project: 2. Docker Project Home: 3. Linux kernel Home: 4. Open Source Initiative: 5. Linux Documentation Project: 6. Wikipedia: 8. Github: 9. The Linux Foundation: