Web apps have weaved themselves into our every day computing lives. But most web apps are proprietary and lock you into a closed ecosystem. Why not break out of that cage by using open source web apps?
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week October 6 - 10, 2014.
Open games roundup Week of October 5 - 11, 2014 Happy Saturday, open gamers! In this week's edition of our open source games news, we take a look at a fan version of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time that removes the third dimension, MIT's game design MOOC, and more!
The technical lead on the Pinterest Growth engineering team, Ludo Antonov says that the Growth team builds the features, core products, and systems that directly help sustainably grow Pinterest to billions of users worldwide. In this interview, he explains the roles open source software plays at... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the future of Linux, Google's Internet of Things (IoT) standard, a new Code.org crowdfunding campaign, and more! Open source news for your reading pleasure. October 4 - 10, 2014
In two weeks the All Things Open conference will be taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina. Penguins from all over will be gathering together to share ideas. And as one of the presenters this year, I started wondering, in what ways can you open source a conference presentation?
Women in open source are making revolutionary contributions and paving the way for others as they innovate in the field. Today, get a healthy dose of knowledge on the subject with a quick spotlight on five talented women in open source. And, a few give advice on working in tech.
Europe Code Week is organized by Neelie Kroes' Young Advisors with the support from DG Connect at the European Commission and runs from October 11 - 17 this year. It's a program all about teaching kids and adults how to code and understand more about technology.
Open Source Day at the Grace Hopper Celebration this year starts today! The program is committed to helping women grow their skills and interest in using open source technologies.
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more