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If you're a big-time open source fanatic like me, you probably get questions about open source alternatives to proprietary tools rather frequently. From the 'Alternatives to Microsoft® Visio®' department, here are three tips that should help designers who use Visio in an open source environment. If... Read more
4 comments Posted 26 Jun 2014 by Máirín Duffy (Red Hat) Feed
Assistive technology software is any program or operating system feature designed to let a user with cognitive, sensory, or physical impairments use a computer system. Innovations in assistive technology software can make a huge difference in the daily lives of these people.
0 comments Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Peter Cheer Feed
I’m a big believer in collaboration. It's one of the main tenets of the open source way and a huge part of the design process. When done right, collaboration is about finding the right and diverse mix of people, collectively defining the problem and goals, and then collectively doing the work:... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Mary Ann Bitter (Red Hat) Feed
Opensource.com Annual Reading List
Introducing this year's list Open source projects and practices have always enjoyed a complicated relationship to change. To change is to productively evolve. Working transparently and collaboratively excellerates the speed at which we can build wonderful things together. It also allows us to fail... Read more
11 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Open source is the combined contributions of millions of independent volunteers. This single concept brings with it a few inherent realities. In this article let's look at a few potentially concerning points about the nature of open source contributions.
0 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by David Hurley Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
6 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of contributors tick. At the Great Wide Open conference this year, Coraline gave a talk about diversity in open source.
2 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
open source games news
Open source games roundup Week of June 15 - 21, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we spend all of our extra cash on the Steam Summer Sale, and then punish ourselves for it by playing the original X-COM with the OpenXcom interface.
1 comment Posted 21 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 14 - 20, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we check out New Relic's Docker deployment tool, a DIY brain recording rig from Open Ephys, and more.
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed

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