Python programming with EduBlocks, i3 window manager for Linux, must-read newsletters, CI/CD, agile, IoT, and more

Python programming with EduBlocks, i3 window manager for Linux, must-read newsletters, CI/CD, agile, IoT, and more

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Weekly top 10 (August 6-August 12)

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Get started with the keystroke-driven i3 tiling window manager for the Linux desktop.

EduBlocks brings a Scratch-like GUI to writing Python 3 code.
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Learn the meaning and significance behind these and related terms, such as continuous testing and...

It's harder for programmers from less-privileged nations trying to achieve success alongside people...
Who does agile really benefit?

Are agile and related methodologies truly benefiting everyone on the team?
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A book list that appeals to the learner in all of us. Plus, a bonus project for the classroom.
5 open source role-playing games for Linux

Gaming has traditionally been one of Linux's weak points. That has changed somewhat in recent years...

Get advice and insight from CTOs and project leads on their experiences with team culture and...
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Which newsletters do people working on open source projects read? We round up a few favorites.
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Nifty home automation setup conserves energy based on location and weather conditions.

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Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community architect and editor for In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.