open source software
Web apps have weaved themselves into our every day computing lives. But most web apps are proprietary and lock you into a closed ecosystem. Why not break out of that cage by using open source web apps?
As Neelie Kroes leaves the office of the European Commission's VP of the Digital Agenda, we take a look the new, incoming leadership and ask where they stand on open source software and open standards.
What does community mean to you? Community is an overloaded word, it can mean anything. Community can mean just people who use your product. Or maybe it's those who build your product, or maybe it's the business partners who are using it. Or maybe it's those who are blogging about it.
The technical lead on the Pinterest Growth engineering team, Ludo Antonov says that the Growth team builds the features, core products, and systems that directly help sustainably grow Pinterest to billions of users worldwide. In this interview, he explains the roles open source software plays at... Read more
In two weeks the All Things Open conference will be taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina. Penguins from all over will be gathering together to share ideas. And as one of the presenters this year, I started wondering, in what ways can you open source a conference presentation?
Michael DeHaan is CTO and co-founder of the configuration management tool Ansible. In my interview with him prior to the All Things Open conference in October where he'll be speaking, Michael tells me about what it's like to work in open source tech.
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more
Using Audacity, you can quickly clean up audio file so that any background noise becomes tolerable.
On the difference between open source and proprietary development: the open process that accompanies open source development will help to ensure that the software will likely integrate into any given environment and that some bad habits are often avoided.
This article is part of my talk, Open-Source Business Models. You can see the full transcript and the video of my talk on Heavybit.com. This article covers: open source history, today, and licensing.