Automation Automation feed

Learn about the tools and trends in IT automation that are helping optimize, accelerate, and improve processes and DevOps practices across organizations, as well as open source tools for everyday users looking to automate common tasks.

Re-imagining beta testing in the ever-changing world of automation

Today's beta test solutions aren't working to develop products that meet users' needs. It's time...
6 open source home automation tools

With the Internet of Things rapidly expanding the number of connected devices in our homes, finding...
How to use cron in Linux

No time for commands? Scheduling tasks with cron means programs can run but you don't have to stay...
6 open hardware projects for upgrading your home

We take a look at six open hardware projects designed to make home life easier (or, at the very...
Make your own Twitter bot with Python and Raspberry Pi

Learn how to automate your tweets with some simple Python code running on a Raspberry Pi.
How to automate your system administration tasks with Ansible

Sharpen your sysadmin and Linux skills and learn how to set up tooling to simplify administering...
Why can't we have the Internet of Nice Things? A home automation primer

Open source home automation hub Home Assistant solves many of the aggravating problems in today's...
Automate podcast publishing with Python

Python can help you skip over the fussy little steps required to publish podcasts. We walk through...