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BOINC software development

BOINC is free software, distributed under the Lesser General Public License (LGPL). The University of California holds the copyright on all BOINC source code. By submitting contributions to the BOINC code, you irrevocably assign all right, title, and interest, including copyright and all copyright rights, in such contributions to The Regents of the University of California, who may then use the code for any purpose that it desires.

Get and build BOINC software

BOINC development

Writing add-on software

BOINC's architecture is 'open'; documented interfaces making it possible to develop various types of applications and web sites that interact with BOINC components. Examples include:

Check the index of add-on software before writing anything (it may already exist). The index has instructions for submitting new add-ons.

Implementation notes

Client

Server programs

Protocols

Miscellaneous

Historical

Design docs for old versions, or for ideas that never happened.