The amount of money you can make from open source code depends on several factors. First of all, the popularity of your open source project plays a significant role that determines your possible revenue. On top of that, adoption and credibility play an essential role. Credibility can be expressed in various ways. How fast do you respond to new issues? Do you frequently maintain the code? It’s unlikely that an infrequently maintained project will receive a lot of adoption. Therefore, monetization chances will be lower. However, there are plenty of monetization options you can employ — even for projects with…

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