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xs:code launches subscription platform to monetize open source projects

Open source is a great source of free tools for developers, but as these projects proliferate, and some gain in popularity, the creators sometimes look for ways to monetize successful ones.

Unlike donation platform which are pretty popular today, xs:code allows open source developers to provide added value in exchange for payments.

This does not mean the open source part of this goes away, only that the company is providing a platform for those developers who want to monetize their work, Mohoni said.

The way it generally works is that the open source developers create a dual license model.

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