Open-sourcing creates a universe where software codes and applications are developed online by volunteers, where anyone can make an enhancement at any time.
What Business Can Learn from Open Source (Link)
This essay is derived from a talk at Oscon 2005
Wikipedia: Open source (Link)
Open source describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's sources.
The Cathedral and the Bazaar (Link)
A discussion of software engineering theories in terms of two fundamentally different development styles, the ``cathedral'' model of most of the commercial world versus the ``bazaar'' model of the Linux world.
What is SourceForge.net? (Link)
SourceForge.net is the world's largest Open Source software development web site, hosting more than 100,000 projects and over 1,000,000 registered users with a centralized resource for managing projects, issues, communications, and code.