The 2015 Open Source Yearbook launched on December 1, and we look ahead to our annual Best of Opensource.com collection and 2016 themes.
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight a My Open Source Story, open source LEGO projects, a story of 3D animation and movie-making, ownCloud favorites, and practical uses for LibreOffice
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I hate telling the story of how I learned to program. In the third grade, a friend showed me a book he found in the school library on making small games in the BASIC programming language. I was obsessed with Nintendo and got hooked on the idea of creating my own video games. I began programming... Read more
As Al Sweigart explains in his article I am already a zygote. Is it too late for me to learn to program?, you're never too old to learn how to program. And we should think twice before being intimidated by folks who say they were programming before they started walking—that doesn't mean they were... Read more
A look behind the scenes of Dototot's The Hello World Program, a YouTube channel aimed at computer science education.
Tom Haines of 3Dami talks about using Blender to teach the animated movie-making process to teens.
Sandstorm's Jade Wang shares some of her favorite open source web apps that are self-hosted alternatives to Google Drive.
Kdenlive has so many tools that some often get overlooked. Seth Kenlon takes a look at 10 of the best.
Dozens of readers replied to the hashtag #openstickers on Twitter to share their sticker rules and photos. This led to the gallery of open source project stickers you see below. And for those of you walking around with naked laptops: Feel free to download Opensource.com stickers as a PDF to print... Read more