This open source thing is finally starting to catch on.
Oh, sure. Companies have been adopting open-source software in droves for over a decade. That's not new.
What may be new is a willingness to actually engage in open source, rather than simply use it. While there is value in simply using open-source software, there's far more value in participating in it.
How Soon Is Now?
It's no secret that open source adoption is booming. This can be measured in a number of ways, but one is simply to analyze how many lines of open-source code are being written. Research by Dirk Riehle shows a massive hockey stick for open source projects.
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