After the Software Wars
|February 20, 2009|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
After the Software Wars is a book by Keith Curtis about free software and its importance in the computing industry, specifically about its impact on Microsoft and the proprietary software development model.
Keith Curtis attended the University of Michigan, but dropped out to work as a programmer for Microsoft after meeting Bill Gates in 1993. He worked there for 11 years, and then left after he found he was bored.
He then wrote and self-published After the Software Wars to explain the caliber of free and open source software and why he believes Linux is technically superior to any proprietary operating system.
- O'Neill, Shane (21 May 2009). "Ex-Microsoftie: Free Software Will Kill Redmond". cio.com. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
- Thurrott, Paul (6 October 2010). "After the Software Wars: An Interview with Keith Curtis". winsupersite.com. Retrieved 26 May 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Markoff, John (1 December 2008). "A Microsoft Veteran Embraces Open Source". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
- Jacquerye, Francis (16 January 2009). "Book review: After The Software Wars". One Shot Design Blog. Archived from the original on 5 March 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
- Official website
- "How a Microsoft veteran learned to love Linux, and why it matters". bizjournals.com (excerpt from After the Software Wars). 18 June 2009. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
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