[KyOSS Discuss] The Architecture of Open Source Applications, volumes 1 and 2

John Hicks johnhicks at gulfbridge.net
Tue May 8 15:07:04 EDT 2012


Thanks Jeff.
I see most of the chapters each deal with specific open source projects. 
This ought to be a great resource for those of us (e.g. me) who keep 
saying we're going to actually get involved with an open source project. 
(I keep cursing Mailman, but have yet to actually look at the source code.)
-John

On 05/08/2012 02:44 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Want to learn how successful, well-known open source applications are 
> designed?  Volumes 1 and 2 of "The Architecture of Open Source 
> Applications" are what you should read.
>
>     * Volume 1
>       <http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-architecture-of-open-source-applications/15663458>
>     * Volume 2
>       <http://www.lulu.com/shop/amy-brown-and-greg-wilson/the-architecture-of-open-source-applications-volume-ii/paperback/product-20111008.html>
>
> I wrote a chapter in volume 2, which just became available in dead 
> tree form today.  Here's a blog post briefly describing it:
>
>   
>   http://blogs.cisco.com/performance/the-architecture-of-open-source-applications-volume-ii/
>
> Yes, this is a shameful promotion of a book that I'm involved 
> with, but note that _all royalties from this book go to Amnesty 
> International_.  I don't get a penny.  It's both for a good cause and 
> good educational material for all of you.  :-)
>
> ...plus, all the content from volume 1 is freely available on 
> aosabook.org <http://aosabook.org>.  I'm told that the content from 
> volume 2 will be freely available in a week or so.
>
> Enjoy!
>
> --
> {+} Jeff Squyres
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