Guest View: Making the freemium model work beyond consumerized IT

Developers today are looking seriously at the advantages to be had from free entry-level versions of commercial software—so-called “freemium” software. Developers often see freemiums as great test beds for potential commercial products. This is a trend that looks to be taking hold in the enterprise and developer communities. Freemium, a mix of “free” and “premium” … continue reading

Guest View: How to build a flourishing open-source community

Open source has gone not just mainstream but global and prime time, and it is therefore getting harder and harder to grab the focus of developers. They are so swamped by technologies and vendors, all queuing up to entice them with the latest project, that they know they can pick and choose where want to … continue reading Protection Status