The text editor is a workhorse for many people working in tech. A few of the most popular options out there today are tried-and-true text editors like vi, Emacs, and gedit. And, a new text editor on the scene that's picking up traction is Atom. All four are open source, so you can get involved in... Read more
The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Ben Nuttall shares why the Python programming language is such a popular choice for kids, educators, and Raspberry Pi aficionados alike.
At OSCON in Portland this year, Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins are combining forces to talk about a topic that is sometimes easily dismissed: conflict resolution. Given the growing need to address conflict in technology, and that even popular projects like the Linux Kernel adopting codes of conduct... Read more
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Unity Editor and DirectX 11 for Linux, and more gaming news! Open gaming roundup for June 27 - July 4, 2015
This week, Opensource.com began two new series. A couple from our OSCON speaker interview series made it into the Top 5 this week, but none quite hit the mark from our Mid-Year series. The Mid-Year series is comprised of some fun roundups, so here's the full collection for your reading pleasure.... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Atom 1.0 from GitHub, the new R consortium, and more! Open source news: June 27 - July 3, 2015
One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source isn’t just about taking principled stands, it's about making things better for the world around us. It helps spread new ideas by letting anyone with an interest modify and replicate those ideas in... Read more
As part of our OSCON Speaker Interview series, Randi talked to us about online abuse and her upcoming talk, "Open sourcing anti-harassment tools."
Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! In honor of your special day, we've rounded up a list of Canadians in open source to follow on Twitter. Special thanks to my Canadian friends Diane Mueller, John Van Ostrand, and Dru Lavigne for helping compile this list. [Note: 21 and counting,... Read more