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Guides and tutorials from Opensource.com
This year at Opensource.com, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce from their experiences and work in various open source industries and sectors. In this Best of Opensource.com, our top guides and tutorials this year... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source community managers
The role of community managers continues to evolve. I started to realize this after attending my first Community Leadership Summit earlier this year. My biggest take-away from it? Community management is an investment and its value is increasing. Heads up to employers: buy, buy, buy, and then... Read more
1 comment Posted 17 Dec 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Python for startup and small businesses
So you have a great business idea for a wonderful IT product or service, and you want to build your high tech startup around it. Having the idea is a great start, but you will have to build an IT solution/service to get your business off the ground; be it a website, software solution, social... Read more
20 comments Posted 12 Dec 2013 by Vadim Nareyko Feed
open source software in business
Open source software (OSS), unlike proprietary software, is software that keeps the code open so IT professionals can alter, improve, and distribute it. Although it has been around since relatively early in the history of computers, in the past several years OSS has truly taken off, in what some... Read more
12 comments Posted 10 Dec 2013 by OpenLogic Feed
open source business
I work for a private ISV and consultancy company focused on delivering software products for financial institutions. Three years ago my company decided to share our achievements and knowledge by publishing our application, FinTP, for processing financial transactions under an open source license.... Read more
7 comments Posted 9 Dec 2013 by Mihai Guiman Feed
Interview with Vincent Hardy of Adobe
Vincent Hardy is Adobe's Director of Engineering for the Web Platform. He uses CSS to power projects that improve open standards for the web. He says there's nothing he hates about CSS—though the lack of variables and scoping bugged him for a long time—and is particularly enamored with the way CSS... Read more
0 comments Posted 5 Dec 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Design matters in software
Nowadays we see beautiful design everywhere in our daily life. The digital world is no exception. Many of the websites we visit and the desktop and mobile apps that we use started to be so beautifully designed, that user perceptions on design started to change. As a result, everybody is becoming... Read more
10 comments Posted 4 Dec 2013 by Onur Alp Soner Feed
OpenStack innovates in the open
This is a condensed version of the blog post: A tale of two expanding clouds: Amazon and OpenStack. Read more there about the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. Comments welcome.
2 comments Posted 3 Dec 2013 by Diane Mueller (Red Hat) Feed
2013 Open Source Holiday Gift Giveaway
UPDATE: The contest has closed and winners are in the process of being notified and shipped their gifts. We will have an update about the winners in early 2014. Enter our 2013 open source holiday gift giveaway by filling out this entry form by December 11. Read the official rules for more details... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Open wires
InfiniSQL is a massively scalable relational database system (RDBMS), composed entirely from scratch (not built upon some other technology). There is reproducible benchmark data described on InfiniSQL's blog proving that it can perform over 500,000 complex, multi-node transactions per second with... Read more
7 comments Posted 2 Dec 2013 by Mark Travis Feed

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