“Open Source in Brazil” eBook Now Available for Free

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Open Source in Brazil is a new free eBook from O’Reilly Media that offers an inside look into the growth of Brazil’s free software community despite the country’s unique barriers. Brazil has a vibrant IT and startup culture and hosts the largest open source conference in Latin America, Fórum Internacional Software Livre (FISL). The conference has been running for 17 years and had 5,200 participants in 2016.
According to Andy Oram, the book’s author, open source software is ubiquitous in the country but challenges in business, education, and government have slowed its wider adoption....

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