The Hummingbird Robotics Kit is $145 and includes an Arduino board that interfaces for LEDs, sensors, servo motors, and more. The kit can be controlled by the SNAP! or Scratch programming languages, and is supported on Linux (as well as Windows and Mac). Learners from ages 10 to 110 are invited to... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OnePlus adopting a new mobile OS, robots powered by the Raspberry Pi 2, a big data vendor going open source, and more!
From Google to The White House, everyone is on GitHub and it can be argued that if you're not, your open source project pretty much doesn't exist. Find out more about the popular Git repository hosting service, including some of its best features.
Interview with Dan Silivestru, CEO and co-founder of bitHound.io—automated, open source, code quality analysis software.
Code review is common among proprietary software development firms, yet the nature of open source development can pose some challenges. Many industry leaders are now turning to peer review techniques as criteria for quality control.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week: November 10 - 14, 2014.
Taiga, a new open source project management system, has gained approximately 12,000 registered members, 10,000 projects, and 1000 GitHub clones since it's recent release. In this interview with CEO of Taiga, Pablo Ruiz Múzquiz we find out how it all happened and more about the parent company,... Read more
Heiko Rupp is a firm believer that working in the open is good. Even with a small community. Doing work in the open allows you to get input from community members, which enriches the knowledge of the problem domain. See what reasons people give for not working in the open and how we can change that...
Ben Balter is a Government Evangelist at GitHub, and he will be talking about Software Development as a Civic Service at next week's All Things Open conference. In this interview, he answered a few questions for us about what the US government is doing right (and wrong) in terms of open... Read more
Ansible shares some of their community practices, which have helped to make Ansible remarkably successful in generating participation in a relatively short time.