Pulling a Lunduke, open-sourcing your software and feeding your family

Posted by relst on Jun 6, 2012 12:10 PM EDT
Lunduke.com; By Bryan Lunduke
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Just 8 days ago I stated that, if I could pull together just $4,000 in contributions, I would Open Source (under the GPL) all of the applications and games you see on this site. As of about 10 minutes ago, we have hit $4,001 (and some change). That’s right. We pulled it off. Because we are awesome. We showed that we, as a community, could rally together to fund a developer working full time on Open Source applications. Now What? Now things get fun. Tomorrow I will be updating this website and releasing free (as in beer) builds of all of the software available here (including Linux Tycoon, Illumination Software Creator, etc.). Then I will be setting up project tracking tools and source control for each application… and uploading the source code licensed under the GPL.

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