In this week's Top 5, we highlight 5 Eclipse scientific workbenches, a hands-on with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, open source GIS projects, and more.
Insights from Tessa Mero's talk Leading an open source project that she will give at OSCON Austin 2016.
Open source software played an instrumental role in Gloria Bwandungi's journey to becoming a full-stack engineer.
FOSS4G North America is taking place in Raleigh, NC next week. We highlight some of the ways open source geographic tools are changing science.
Hackathons are well-known as events where developers come together to quickly turn out a piece of software, often competing against each other. But what if they were also a place for learning?
M-Lab is the largest open Internet data project powered by crowdsourcing measurements of people's Internet connections from around the world.
It doesn't matter if your project is a painting, a feature film, or a software tool that someone else will use to paint or make a movie. They're all creative processes and they all start with an idea, a concept. Here's how Jason van Gumster uses open source for concept development.
The creators of PANOPTES believe a network of small telescopes can be just as powerful as some of the world's largest.
10 lucky readers will score free copies of the 2015 Open Source Yearbook (hardcover edition).
The Opensource.com team has been fascinated by the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, a low-cost addon for the Raspberry Pi that enables astronauts and citizen scientists alike to easily collect measurements from a variety of sensors to conduct science experiments or just have fun. So we decided to try one... Read more