Social coding

In this lesson we will discuss how and why to share code, what kind of licenses are used in what situation and how software can be cited.


No computational prerequisites required for this lesson.

25 min

Social Coding

25 min


25 min

Software citation

Who is the course for?

  • Someone writing their own relatively small material

  • Someone who wants to incorporate other code/libraries into their own projects

  • Group leader who wants to decide how to balance openness and long-term strategy

About the course

  • Social coding

  • Licensing

  • Software citation


Radovan Bast, Richard Darst, Sabry Razick, Jyry Suvilehto

Thanks for great suggestions/corrections: Anne Fouilloux, Oxana Smirnova, Lucy Whalley