Legal question - may I use code from the tutorials

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I am in the process of writing a text book on IoT. I would like to highlight the Particle Argon in the text. I have two questions. One, may I use code from the Particle tutorials in the text? The programs in the text would be modified to fit various use cases but would stem from the tutorials. Is there a license somewhere on the Particle site that I could read? Two, may I take screenshots of the Particle Web IDE and include these screenshots in the text. Again, is there a license that I could refer to?

Is there some person at Particle who I could contact about copyright concerns?

Thanks much. I am a fan of the Particle products and would like to feature the products in my text.

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@Colleen should be able to help here :slight_smile:

Yes, you can use the sample code, even in commercial products either a firmware program, or a book.

All of the content in the docs is licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0).


Good luck on your book, Iā€™d love to read it when it comes out!

Yes, you may use Particle sample code and screenshots in your book as long as you follow the license rules Rick linked and give proper attribution.

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