End-User Licenses

Here's are a list of licenses you can choose from to govern the use of source code that you publish on the Black Belt Coder website. The license determines what rights a user does and does not have when they download your source code. Please contact us if you want to use a license that is not listed here.

Legal Agreements » Licenses

The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
The Code Project Open License (CPOL) is intended to provide developers who choose to share their code with a license that protects them and provides users of their code with a clear statement regarding how the code can be used. This license was placed into the public domain by the Code Project.

The Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL)
Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) is a free software license, produced by Sun Microsystems, based on the Mozilla Public License (MPL), version 1.1.

The Common Public License (CPL)
In computing, the CPL (Common Public License) is a free software / open-source software license published by IBM. The Free Software Foundation and Open Source Initiative have approved the license terms of the CPL.

The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
This is the least restrictive of the Microsoft licenses and allows for distribution of compiled code for either commercial or non-commercial purposes under any license that complies with the Ms-PL.

The Mozilla Public License (MPL)
The Mozilla Public License (MPL) is a free and open source software license.