In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we share news on virtual certifications from the Linux Foundation, Mesosphere partnering with Google, government and GitHub, and more!
Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 2 - 8, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linux Foundation's online intro to Linux class, CERN's commitment to open source, Google open sourcing it's Google I/O app, cloud news, and more!
An open source project’s website is the main gateway for potential users and contributors to learn about your project, and it assists existing community members to contribute to the project. But it has to do it right. Does your website clearly present your project, its goals and status, and assist... Read more
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 21 - June 27, 2014, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we check out Google's newly open source PDFium engine, the Open Wireless Movement, and more.
Do you have an idea that has the potential to transform how citizens interact with their government on a local, state, or even national level? Turning that potential into reality is a process that faces many challenges. But first things first: Where will you get your funding? Fortunately, there are... Read more
Google's Project Tango is a platform for Android phones and tablets designed to track the full 3-dimensional motion of the device as you hold it, while simultaneously creating a map of the environment around it. The devices track themselves with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and collect 3D... Read more
I recently got a Google Glass device through the Explorer Program.
Opensource.com is here to tell the stories of those who use open source—software, hardware, and ways—to work, to create, to discover, and to add knowledge back to the world. And, interviews with these open source gurus are an excellent method of delivering that kind of thought-provoking content to... Read more
Opensource.com's Jason Hibbets recently had a chance to sit down with Google's Open Source Director Chris DiBona during the All Things Open Conference in Raleigh, NC.
Over 280 attendees representing 177 mentoring organizations gathered for a two-day, code-munity extravaganza celebrating the conclusion of Google Summer of Code with the annual Mentor Summit held at Google in Mountain View, California.