To realize the full potential of location-based smartphone apps, they should be built to support offline mode and original map graphics. Creating a custom offline map is the best choice. We were faced with this challenge as well, and the solution we came up with was creating a separate library for... Read more
The team behind GraphHopper is building a fast and open source alternative to other route and trip planning software. Licensed under the permissive Apache License 2.0 and available on GitHub.
Eskimo is a Node.js boilerplate framework used to build igloos. Igloos are libraries of components, injected by electrolyte, which are used as building blocks for an app. This is why it’s easy to use when building everything from MVP prototypes and Node.js powered APIs to e-commerce stores.
A story of working in government and the apps coming out of Code for America. Reposted via Creative Commons.
Jeanne Holm is the lead for communications, collaboration, and outreach for the Data.gov project. In this interview, she shares with me how this flagship open government project is coming along since it's inception in 2009.
These 5 applications are examples of the kind of apps, visualizations, and analyses that are created from working with developers, educators, and businesses on a specific challenge at events that pull the community together, like data jams, meetups, and conferences.
Step by step, how to turn your Facebook page into a Firefox OS mobile app.
Kaltura Connect is all about online video. From June 13-18 in New York City, 1,000+ attendees including developers, experts, thoughts leaders and executives from small businesses to global enterprises, universities, and educational organizations will gather to join insightful sessions, workshops,... Read more
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving software security. OWASP works on the principles of open source software, particularly the idea that the community is the force of creation and contribution. The unique aspect here is... Read more
No matter how well organized you are, no matter how well you manage your time, you probably don't get the chance to read all of the interesting articles that you find when you find them. To get around that, you can use services like Readability, Instapaper, and Pocket that allow you clip articles... Read more