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Updating a distributed backend and keep track of compatible releases for Electron app + Webserver (PHP + MySQL )

Currently i'm working on a small platform with a simple client-server model and will soon go in a closed beta with a launching customer. In essence it's an Electron application which is mostly used ...
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I want to sell web app and share source code but not to be redistributed. How do I do that?

I want to sell web app to be hosted internally and share source code with that specific client but not to be redistributed(commercially or non-commercially) to outside the office. They can edit and ...
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Software release, is it ok to skip version numbers?

So we have a code base that gradle builds into 3 different targets for 3 different clients that are from a business perspective completely separate. To simplify our release workflow, we have opted to ...
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Distribute small-scale software

A friend has asked me to write a small software program for his own purpose. I haven't started it yet but am thinking about how to distribute it. I mean, there are licensing, encryption and things ...
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How to create a licensing system for a software

I'm building a chrome extension that I would like to offer for free for a given trial period and then the users buys a registration key on our website for a forever version . I've built software ...
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Automatic package distribution system Windows [closed]

I have built a Windows-only desktop application which is composed of two main executables and various configuration files. The two applications are developed in different languages (JS and C++, ...
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“parallel construction” vs agree-to-EULA-before-download

There's this application whose official website requires that people provide their email and agree to a EULA before they send you a download link. The EULA forbids redistribution and publication of ...
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Distribution of application with Apache modules

I am about to release my first ever app, I have used a library that is licensed under Apache 2.0, my question is do I need to communicate with the library owner before I release it or in case I decide ...
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Java desktop app with mysql database

I'm currently in the process of learning Java and swing and in doing so am trying to create a desktop app. As part of this app I have set up a mysql database which the app is connected to, however I'...
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Web software license for redistribution by our customer [closed]

I work in a web agency; we developed a web application for a customer. Once the app was done, the customer asked us the property rights for our whole app so he can sell it to others. In this case, ...
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Feasible to keep work to a minimum for distribution purposes?

I'm faced with image manipulation requirements for a mobile app I wish to develop that I could quite easily (or 'easier', at least) implement in C# or javascript, as it's what I'm most familiar with. ...
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What should be done on git while migrating new distribution and packet manager? [closed]

In the project I am working, we are using Freebsd and we are creating our software packages for it. Now we are planning to change distribution to Centos and rpm for packet manager. Since our codes ...
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Can I bundle my JavaScript code with an MIT licensed code and keep my code unaffected from the MIT license?

Can I bundle my proprietary JavaScript code with MIT licensed libraries (e.g. JQuery, AngularJS) into the same file, distribute it via HTTP but disallow my users to use my own code as an MIT licensed ...
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Is it legal to distribute EXEs inside system32 folder with my product [closed]

I'm developing a product related to printing. To work it properly in all windows versions I need to include few exe (lpr.exe) files from system32 folder. So I need to know it is legal to distribute ...
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Distributing PC software without a website [closed]

I am trying to distribute a small PC program, but have run into a few problems. I first tried to upload it to cNet, and then to softonic, but the problem with these sites, and all that I have seen ...
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Is Clojure development required to be open-source?

This question could be generalized to any language where the language development is open-source, potentially, but I'm most curious about Clojure specifically. If Clojure (as a language) is open-...
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Must OpenCL code be compiled for a specific GPU?

Most OpenCL Tutorials give a nice introduction to OpenCL, yet I have not found information on the question of interoperability of the compilation targets. It seems that I have to compile OpenCL code ...
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How can we distribute a client app to other non-US businesses?

I'm working on an app which acts as a client for our web service. We sell this service to businesses, and we want to distribute the app to their employees for free. The app will be customised for ...
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Using Bit Torrent for internal release management

We currently abuse our version control system and use it... pretty much as an FTP to store big release binaries (4+ GB). We are seeking to move away from this horrendous practice which has and ...
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EPL-Licensed Library with Closed-Source Commercial Product

The Eclipse Public License is not entirely clear for me. As I understand it, anyone who redistributes a Library whose code is licensed under the EPL is considered to be a Contributor. It then states ...
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What is the easiest and cheapest way to distribute apple iOS enterprise app?

I work as a developer in a company, The company I work with has to deploy the app I made to their client. Number of clients are 3 and each client has around 100 iPads. Now my question is, What ...
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How do I choose a package format for Linux software distribution?

We have a Java-based application that, to date, we've been distributing as a tarball with instructions for deploying. It's mostly self-contained so deployment is fairly straight-forward: Untar on the ...
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GPL and closed-source licensing for selling my script

I am working on a PHP script that I plan to sell without giving the user the ability to distribute it to anyone else. I have heard about GPL being viral and I have quite a few libraries that are ...
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When you create an open source project, how to know who's participating and if his version is good?

my friend has developed a CAD program in C, here it is http://web2coders.jrcw3.com/ i have convinced him to go open source, but we have some concerns: if you upload a project to sourceforge or ...
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Can I redistribute simplified BSD code?

Here is a plugin I wish to redistribute: http://plugins.jquery.com/project/TextAreaResizer I've written a Jquery plugin that needs the text resizer as a prerequisite. The license type says: ...
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What do update versions really mean?

A lot of software updates follow the scheme of v0.1 to v0.2 to v2.6.5.6. What do these "updates" to software really mean? Is there an industry standard always followed or do programmers pretty much ...
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How to sell/distribute my software? [closed]

I'm working on a personal project (Windows desktop application) and started thinking about trying to make some money from the application (not the source). I'm not expecting to make a billion dollars ...