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open source gaming
Ren'Py, created by Tom Rothamel (@renpytom on Twitter), is an a open source tool for developing visual novels. Visual novels are the computer game equivalent of a "Choose Your Own Adventure" novel. Writing a basic game script is super simple and adding in game/programming logic (using variables, if... Read more
6 comments Posted 26 Aug 2013 by Joshua Holm Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: August 19 - 23, 2013 What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the comments section. Follow us on Twitter where we share these stories in real time.
4 comments Posted 23 Aug 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source glossary released
A couple of months ago, I wrote the first draft of "A Free, Libre and Open Glossary." I am often frustrated by people using terms like "open source" and "free software" loosely, even though they have fixed and clear definitions. There is a web of terms, many of them using ambiguous terms like "open... Read more
6 comments Posted 23 Aug 2013 by Chris Sakkas Feed
open source city
Last week I had a chance to visit Chattanooga for several days and received an up close look at the maker and entrepreneurial culture of the city. Chattanooga is home to a municipal gigabit fiber installation, which reaches every home and business in a 600 square mile area. The city is positioning... Read more
2 comments Posted 22 Aug 2013 by Phil Shapiro Feed
Gratis and libre
Open source software has come a long way since the moniker "open source" was first coined in 1998. The Cathedral and the Bazaar helped to explain this new paradigm of software production, and history has proven that the profound implications predicted by Raymond’s essay were not only credible, but... Read more
23 comments Posted 20 Aug 2013 by Michael Tiemann (Red Hat) Feed
open source ideas
Fresh out of five days at OSCON and all the fun events around Portland that week, a group of devoted hackers came to our Tizen Devlab and Hack to check out Tizen‘s open source, HTML5-based mobile OS, which is being brought to the world by the Linux Foundation with support from Samsung and Intel.
0 comments Posted 19 Aug 2013 by Teddy Moreau Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: August 12 - 16, 2013 What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the comments section. Follow us on Twitter where we share these stories in real time.
4 comments Posted 16 Aug 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source ingredients
This May I started my internship at Red Hat with the Pulp team. Since it was my first ever internship, I expected I would spend the summer working in a closet somewhere, on nothing of importance, and that what I worked on would be tossed out the second I left. My first afternoon with the Pulp team... Read more
1 comment Posted 15 Aug 2013 by Jeremy Cline Feed
open source architecture
In his TED Talk architect Alstair Parvin shared a fascinating view of how open source thinking can transform architecture and multiply its benefits to society at large.
0 comments Posted 13 Aug 2013 by Luis Ibanez Feed
The open source why
My nearly 11 minute keynote at OSCON 2013 this year, felt long enough when I gave it, but in terms of what I have to say about the future of open source, it wasn't even close. Here I expand on the lessons I've learned from other people working in open source, new technologies emerging in open... Read more
7 comments Posted 12 Aug 2013 by Mark Hinkle Feed

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