Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO of Raspberry Pi's engineering team, recently announced the new Raspberry Pi A+ model. Luis Ibanez buys one and tinkers around. Read his review and how-to article on this great gadget.
Mozilla announced a new browser version on their 10th anniversary of the Firefox browser explicitly for developers. The Usersnap team of developers takes a look at whether it works well for the web development process, offers developers a variety of possible applications, and if it keeps up with... Read more
10 ways to fund, write, distribute, and maintain a book; example is The Nature of Code by Daniel Shiffman.
We had a great April at Opensource.com bringing in 373,457 page views and 206,314 unique visits. During the month, we announced the recipients of the Opensource.com Community Awards, receiving heartfelt praise from one of the winners in this press release.
If you're looking around for 3D printers that are both inexpensive and open source friendly, the Printrbot Simple Kit will probably catch your attention. This Kit sells for close to $300, and for our team required a full-day of DIY assembly, though skilled makers might be able to put it together in... Read more
The dates of October 23-24 have been circled on my calendar for a while. Why? Because All Things Open is coming to Raleigh, NC. It’s the first open source-focused conference of it’s kind to come to the capital of North Carolina. I’m also excited because having the conference come to Raleigh... Read more
Open Source Bridge is a conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way. I have a new favourite conference. I spent two days at Open Source Bridge in Portland OR. It’s a fascinating event. I joked at first that it was "very... Read more
Here's what was hot, what you may have missed, and what the chatter was all about last month. We published 47 articles, several from our awesome community moderators and many from the rest of our wonderful open source community of contributors.
Let's say you want to understand what makes free and open source software (FOSS) so vital today—and what makes those who write it so committed to their difficult work. How would you do this?
For all of you free and open source creative tool fans out there, plenty of exciting developments happened over the past year—and there's some pretty awesome new things in the pipeline for 2013 as well! Here's a sampling of the good news: