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Dinosaur skeleton red
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.
4 comments Posted 29 Sep 2014 by Matt Micene Feed
Nitish began sharing his stories with us on open source in May this year. Then, he wrote another one in June and July. In his first article, he explained how to write secure code using Open Web Application Security Project guidelines. Next, Nitish compared three giants in open source content... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source news
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!
0 comments Posted 22 Aug 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Last week, we published articles from eight young professionals in open source—they are interns, students, and fellows working on open source projects and for teams that are part of open source businesses. This week, we'll publish articles from open source professionals who have been working in the... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Aug 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision concerning software patents and took a small-but-meaningful step in the right direction. In Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, the Court reaffirmed that abstract ideas are not by themselves patentable and unanimously held that the software at... Read more
3 comments Posted 19 Jun 2014 by Rob Tiller (Red Hat) Feed
open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would... Read more
44 comments Posted 14 Nov 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would... Read more
44 comments Posted 14 Nov 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Books to learn how to use the web
Think back to the first thing you created on the web. For me, it was making a Geocities homepage when I was a teenager (Hollywood, represent). I was amazed that by writing HTML, I could make images of the Green Bay Packers and my favorite PEZ dispensers appear on a web site with my witty commentary... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Jun 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
Are you open source enough?
Is your project open source enough? Are you? Are you doing enough for your communities? Accusations like these are getting thrown around more and more, often in the simple form, "X isn't really open." It's a question we've even asked ourselves from time to time when we post stories on opensource.... Read more
4 comments Posted 2 Apr 2013 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
patent stop sign
"Patents are here to stay." This is the sort of statement that makes me uneasy. I guess in the 17th century the common wisdom was "slavery is here to stay." In the 18th century giving voting rights to women seemed absurd and foreseeing open borders between France and German was crazy talk in 1945.... Read more
42 comments Posted 9 Jan 2013 by Carlo Piana Feed

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