An advocate for "open libraries," Nicole Engard, is one of our new opensource.com community moderators, a long-time contributor, and a 2013 People's Choice Award winner. She has a passion for libraries and wants libraries' core operations to run on open source.
In our schools and our libraries, Carolyn Fox believes we can push for more openness. Just entertaining the idea of it would be a huge step in the right direction for many who aren't aware of the open source movement beyond software that is underfoot.
Erlend Sogge Heggen is an aspiring game developer, who recently contributed his first article to opensource.com: Open source games: It's a team effort. Erlend has jumped right in and started participating with other community members here on the site. He also contributes to the jMonkeyEngine project, a cross-platform 3D game engine.
Congratulations to our first People's Choice Award winner, Máirín Duffy. Máirín is a senior interaction designer at Red Hat. She's highly creative and a great artist, who is also passionate about open source. Read how she used it to introduce middle school students to open source.
We're pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the Moderators' Choice Award, Matt Jadud. Matt is an assistant professor of computer science at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. He's been an integral part of the Education channel throughout our first year, as author, active member of the authors' list, and advisor. Read more
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In Nitish's first article for Opensource.com, he explains how to write secure code using Open Web Application Security Project guidelines. In his second, Nitish compares three giants in open source content management—Drupal, Joomla, and Wordpress—based on 4 categories of criteria. Most recently, Nitish shares his thoughts on Andriod's rise to popularity in the hearts of million through open source. We're excited to have Nitish as a part of our writer community at Opensource.com, and we hope you enjoy his contributions. Get to know him in this Community Spotlight.