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If I just look up a solution for a programming problem do I need to cite the source?

For example, I needed to implement my own pagination system, but I did not know the logic behind a system like that, so I would look up how to do it and then after understading how to do it I would ...
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Is this copyright infringment?

I created a project to validate objects. It's influenced by a fairly known project called FluentValidation by Jeremy Skinner which has an Apache License. Both projects do the same, provide an API ...
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Is making a living by working only on FLOSS projects a viable option?

I am currently an apprentice software developer at a small company where we develop a piece of proprietary software. I have no major gripes with this (especially not at this point yet), but would ...
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How can I build proprietary software on top of open source software? [closed]

Lets say that I want to use Linux kernel, but I want to create some proprietary code on top of it (like create a Linux distribution) and later on sell it combined with the Linux kernel (like Mac did ...