The Republic of Ireland celebrates its national holiday St. Patrick's Day this week, when the rivers flow green and the Guinness flows too. This small country has produced some world-reknowned open source and free software developers, and we've rounded up a few in honor of St. Paddy's Day.
Hello, open gaming fans! This week brings you a special edition as we look at some of the highlights from the Game Developers Conference (GDC) that took place a little over a week ago. Open gaming roundup: March 7 - 14, 2015
Once a year, like clockwork, March 14 rolls around and people around the globe celebrate Pi Day. Unlike many other holidays, Pi Day doesn't have specific rules for how to celebrate. In the past, I've joined friends for a 3.14(ish) mile Pi Day run, visited a science museum (which included a pi... Read more
Welcome to the Opensource.com Weekly Top 5! We cover GitLab, Docker, Symphony... Firing community members and which is the best programming language... and more!
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Apple's open source ResearchKit, the Linux kernel community adopts a code of conflict, and more! Open source news for your reading pleasure: March 7 - 13, 2015.
The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing help to those who need it. And isn't that community empowerment one of the reasons we all like open source to begin with?
Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time away to support them. Everyone should come to the open source community with a desire to find solutions, and then we can work together. If some need... Read more
To kick off a new series called Multimedia Makers on Opensource.com, Seth Kenlon shows you how to create split screens with Kdenlive. Multimedia Makers is a series of tutorials and tips on creating multimedia with Linux and its vast creative toolkit. Brought to you by slackermedia.info and... Read more
Part of being a good open source citizen is contributing to the projects and programs you use and care about most—and learning how to code can be a big part of that. But with so many programming languages out there, picking the right entry point into coding can be a challenge.
March report: Opensource.com had 547,663 page views and 322,326 unique visits in February. Read more about the best articles from February 2015.