Saturday, 11 July 2015

Commercial download links versus non-commercial download links.

When a company is selling a software product via a website, they quickly learn to make the "Download" button the most prominent thing on the website.

When a company is distributing open source software via a website, sometimes working out how to actually download the software is a challenging exercise.

Jackson, a popular Java API for handling the JSON file format, makes downloading so difficult to figure out, it needs a stackoverflow question. A stackoverflow question with many upvotes.

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