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Women in open source are making revolutionary contributions and paving the way for others as they innovate in the field. Today, get a healthy dose of knowledge on the subject with a quick spotlight on five talented women in open source. And, a few give advice on working in tech.
2 comments Posted 9 Oct 2014 by Adam Levenson Feed
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Oct 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) 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 Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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 Huger (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

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