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So You Want To Earn Money With Open Source

So You Want To Earn Money With Open Source

I earned 0 Euros from maintaining OSS software for years, and I thought that's
the way things are. I finally looked into ways to monetize my projects this year
and In this talk I want to share what I learned along the way. It didn't make
rich (yet!), but I built my first sustainable side-project with

I'll talk about this and other projects and the mistakes I made on the road
towards sustainability.

Full transcript on my blog.

Matthias Endler

January 04, 2021

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