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

Identify community

Choose a licence

Define a governance model

Setup community tools

Organizing a code repository

Release Early, Release Often

Next Steps

Once you have the project set up the hard work of CommunityDevelopment begins.

Further Reading

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