What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects—OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula—and turns those... Read more
1 comment Posted 11 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
I've been working as the documentation manager for the Koha project for six and a half years, so when I saw that Sarah White would be talking about documentation at OSCON this year I knew I wanted a chance to interview her.
0 comments Posted 11 Jul 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Firefox OS, Mozilla's open source mobile phone operating system, needs developers. And Benjamin Kerensa knows just where to find them.
2 comments Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
ChickTech is based in Portland but plans to be nationwide by 2016. After interviewing Jennifer Davidson about how ChickTech gets girls involved in tech, I have high hopes it's even sooner. The non-profit targets girls who would never nominate themselves to participate in a tech workshop and who... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
It's OSCON time again, and this year the tech sector is abuzz with talk of cloud infrastructure. One of the more interesting startups is Docker, an ultra-lightweight containerization app that's brimming with potential
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Jodi Biddle Feed
Katie Miller is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat for the open source Platform as a Service, OpenShift, and co-founder of the Lambda Ladies group for women in functional programming. She has a passion for language and linguistics, but also for the open source way.
1 comment Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Founded in 2008, JFrog provides open source solutions for package repositories and software distribution aimed at a new breed of developers. With a focus on open source and the burgeoning cloud scene, JFrog has garnered their fair share of awards and press from industry heavyweights and communities... Read more
0 comments Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Travis Kepley (Red Hat) Feed
Spark is a company inspired by Zach Supalla's deaf father. "My dad has lights in his house that flash when someone rings the doorbell. I wanted to make lights that would flash when my mom texted him, so they could stay in better touch," explains Zach.
0 comments Posted 7 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
open source coding
At OSCON this year, Regina ten Bruggencate and Kim Spiritus gave a talk called How To Get More Kids To Code. I got in late (I was waiting in line to get a free signed copy of The Art of Community by Jono Bacon) so I missed the beginning of this session, but came in as they were demoing Scratch.... Read more
11 comments Posted 28 Sep 2013 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
open source ideas
Fresh out of five days at OSCON and all the fun events around Portland that week, a group of devoted hackers came to our Tizen Devlab and Hack to check out Tizen‘s open source, HTML5-based mobile OS, which is being brought to the world by the Linux Foundation with support from Samsung and Intel.
0 comments Posted 19 Aug 2013 by Teddy Moreau Feed