How Peripheral Developers Contribute to Open-Source Software Development

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleHow Peripheral Developers Contribute to Open-Source Software Development Author(S)Pankaj Setia (Author)
Abstract  Open-source software development is the next stage in the evolution of product development, particularly software products. Compared with the prevailing proprietary approaches, open-source software products are developed by co-opting external developers and prospective users. Although a core group of developers might still play a key role in the initial design and development, a notable aspect of the open-source software paradigm is the role of peripheral developers in the enhancement and popularization of the product ...Paginationp144 - 163
SubjectManagementDescriptorsInformation technology Computers
Journal TitleInformation Systems Research  
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