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trust in open source projects
What are the ways we can give to an open source community without contributing code? A recent comment to an Opensource.com article a career in open source went something like that they wanted to contribute to open source but lacked coding skills. In fact, code contributions are very helpful and... Read more
6 comments Posted 30 Oct 2013 by Heiko W. Rupp (Red Hat) Feed
open source story
I used to be a (sad) freelance PHP developer with some front-end skill working for tiny to small local companies. The best gig I had at the time was for a video games distributor here in Italy. The client was great but the job was admittedly boring and sometimes even frustrating. I knew I had more... Read more
0 comments Posted 29 Oct 2013 by Matteo Spinelli Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: October 21 - October 25, 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.
11 comments Posted 25 Oct 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source projects
I get asked a lot by people who are interested in helping out open source projects, but have absolutely no programming skills. What can they do? Well, here’s a few ideas how non-programmers can contribute to open source projects. It is worth noting that it is best to contribute to software that you... Read more
8 comments Posted 24 Oct 2013 by Duncan McKean Feed
Having a built-in navigation system in your new car is pretty commonplace now (that is, if you want to pay for it). These days many new car owners can just type in the address of where they want to go in to their in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system and a 2D map will pop up with some simple... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Oct 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
books about open source
Opensource.com free eBooks are one of the many ways we strive to share open source knowledge and passion for implementing it beyond technology (but there too)—in business, education, government, law, health, and other areas of our lives.  Open source in the the cloud, open source hardware and the... Read more
1 comment Posted 21 Oct 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: October 14 - October 18, 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.
0 comments Posted 18 Oct 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source experience
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Jason Hibbets wears many hats. One is red—he's a project manager for the open source leader, Red Hat. And, the rest are for newly defined roles in open source—including local government open source advocate and contributor. But, one of the... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Oct 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
passionate about open source
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Angie Byron is an advocate for Drupal. Commonly known online as webchick, she is a Drupal core co-maintainer. She has her finger on the pulse of the community, helping to manage over 1,600 contributors from all over the world. In this... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Oct 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source in vehicles
If you’re a Linux fan and a car enthusiast, then you might be a little jealous of Rudolf Streif’s job. As the director of embedded solutions for The Linux Foundation, Streif is in charge of helping to foster the adoption of Linux and open source in the automotive industry.
0 comments Posted 16 Oct 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed

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