Software Sustainability Resources

One of my interests is techniques for software sustainability – how to go about producing software that be maintained and used over many years, even as platforms, browsers and operating systems mutate under it.  I have written two posts on this topic: One Model For Software Sustainability and A Case Study in Software Modernization.  The U.K.’s Software Sustainability Institute has collected a very useful list of resources for developers and projects wishing to sustain their software. The links on building a community are particularly useful and extensive.

The resources cover these topic headings:

  • Starting and building community
  • Congratulations! You’ve just inherited some code!
  • Help! My developer is running away
  • I’m not a lawyer – help me with legal issues
  • Before starting your next software projec
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