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Melanie Chernoff reflects on another great year for open source in government. She takes a look back at the articles published on Opensource.com this year and notices that most articles on the government sector fell into one of three categories: government policies, new tools available, and case... Read more
1 comment Posted 29 Dec 2014 by Melanie Chernoff (Red Hat) Feed
It was another year full of encouraging news on the open data front in states and municipalities across the country. New open data policies were approved in municipalities of all sizes from coast to coast, existing open data programs matured and sparked new innovations, and there were numerous... Read more
0 comments Posted 24 Dec 2014 by Sunlight Foundation Feed
Business is one of the prime areas of focus on Opensource.com, so naturally we've accumulated a lot of great information over the year about tools for doing business, like project management, customer management, and content management. We've also shone a light on the companies and business leaders... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Dec 2014 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Raspberry Pi model A+
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.
7 comments Posted 8 Dec 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
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
1 comment Posted 26 Nov 2014 by Thomas Peham Feed
10 ways to fund, write, distribute, and maintain a book; example is The Nature of Code by Daniel Shiffman.
2 comments Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
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.
2 comments Posted 21 May 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
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
5 comments Posted 22 Jan 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
All Things Open conference
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
0 comments Posted 16 Oct 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
event report
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
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2013 by Stephen R. Walli Feed

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