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The open source way can have a positive affect on the mind. Share your experience to bring awareness to the movement.
0 comments Posted 25 Aug 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed
Find out what developing and working in the open is like for Scott Wilson in this Opensource.com Community Spotlight.
0 comments Posted 21 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source coding
I came to work with open source after an experience in college. We used a system called Usenet,a world wide distributed discussion forum. At the university, there wasn't an email client I liked, so I wrote one and just gave it (including the source code) to whoever wanted it. This experience... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Feb 2014 by Heiko W. Rupp (Red Hat) Feed
open source projects
Joshua Holm is the kind of guy you want to have on your chat list if you’re ever looking for an open source tool to tackle a task. That’s because he actively keeps up with the latest open source tools and projects because much of his work involves helping people find the right software tool to meet... Read more
7 comments Posted 18 Sep 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
redwoods
I wonder why more open source users do not actively participate in the open source community and become committers or contributors. After understanding a project's capabilities and roadmap, anyone is able to start directly hacking the source code and contributing useful extensions. Because open... Read more
4 comments Posted 1 Apr 2013 by Chris Haddad Feed
Community spotlight: 5 questions with John Scott, military software development
Meet John Scott. He is a systems engineer in Alexandria, Virginia. Scott has worked extensively on open source software policy for the US government and military--and helped found MIL-OSS and Open Source for America. On opensource.com, community is very important. We want to continue to recognize... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Feb 2012 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed
The importance of Wikipedia
Mirror mirror on the wall, what's the most important open source project of them all?
7 comments Posted 30 Nov 2011 by Dana Blankenhorn Feed
Community spotlight: Scott Nesbitt, contributor to FLOSS manuals
Meet Scott Nesbitt. He's a freelance writer and consultant in Toronto, Canada. He uses open source tools for more than 85 percent of the work he does. He's idealistic about more getting more open data from our governments. Nesbitt also contributes to FLOSS Manuals (FLOSS stands for Free/Libre open... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Oct 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Community spotlight: Paul Booker, Mozilla contributor
On opensource.com, community is very important. We want to continue to recognize our community members who contribute in ways other than writing articles--things like rating and commenting, voting in polls, and sharing our collective work on social media. This is the second of our community... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Community spotlight: Peter Borsa fan of Drupal and Fedora
On opensource.com, our community is very important. This is why we started the contributor spotlight earlier this year. But we wanted to also recognize community members who contribute in ways other than writing articles--things like rating and commenting, voting in polls, and sharing our... Read more
3 comments Posted 17 Aug 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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