How to get creative ideas on to paper with open source tools
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.
3 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Jason van Gumster Feed
Open sourcing planet discovery with PANOPTES
The creators of PANOPTES believe a network of small telescopes can be just as powerful as some of the world's largest.
2 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
2015 Yearbook covers
10 lucky readers will score free copies of the 2015 Open Source Yearbook (hardcover edition).
0 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Experimenting with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT
The 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
1 comment Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Ask Safia postcard of a pier and water
Ask Safia is the place to go for answers to your open source community-related questions. Whether you are nervous about submitting your first pull request to a project, or wondering how to write effective bug reports, Safia is here to help with practical, detailed, beginner-friendly answers. So... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Safia Abdalla Feed
Yearbook covers
Last month we announced the free 2015 Open Source Yearbook PDF. We're excited to unveil the 2015 Open Source Yearbook print editions, which are now available on
1 comment Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Bulldog: A surprisingly fast GPIO library
Learn more about Bulldog, a Java library that lets developers access GPIO and other low-level IO interfaces in record time.
2 comments Posted 25 Apr 2016 by Štefan Bunčiak Feed
Javascript code close-up with neon graphic overlay
Interview with a technical evangelist at Microsoft specializing in open source development.
0 comments Posted 25 Apr 2016 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Weekly news on
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at how to build a Linux router, why Internet of Things devices should be completely open source, and more! Open source news roundup for April  17 - 22, 2016
1 comment Posted 23 Apr 2016 by David Both Feed
Open gaming news on
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition we take a look at Open Morrowind (OpenMW), Vector 36's native release on Linux, and Hyper Light Drifter, a 2D action role playing game developed by Heart Machine. Open gaming roundup for week for April 16 - 22, 2016
0 comments Posted 23 Apr 2016 by Shaun Gillies Feed