Starting an open source project is just like starting any other project. However, communication of the projects objectives, approach and structure is very important. This How To describes the minimum that you should do in order to create an open source project.
Consider sustainability options
- Is there an existing community your project should be part of?
- Who is the projects community?
Choose a licence
Define a governance model
Setup community tools
Organizing a code repository
Release Early, Release Often
Once you have the project set up the hard work of CommunityDevelopment begins.