Life

Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

Free and open sewing patterns gain popularity

Free and open sewing patterns gain popularity
Learn how the creation of Makemypattern.com grew and evolved with the increase in popularity of its free and open source sewing patterns.Read more

How maker communities align with open source

How maker communities align with open source
Open source and the maker community go together like peanut butter and jelly, from automated 3D microscopes to turning anything into a coffee table .Read more

Introduction to Eclipse Che, a next-generation, web-based IDE

Introduction to Eclipse Che, a next-generation, web-based IDE
Eclipse Che is a web-based integrated development environment (IDE) and workspace.Read more

LinuxFest Northwest founder honored with Cascadia Community Builder Award

LinuxFest Northwest founder honored with Cascadia Community Builder Award
The Cascadia Community Builder Award recognizes a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the free software movement in the Cascadia...Read more

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants
Learn how caring for a carnivorous plant is much like caring for an open source community.Read more

US government launches open source hub, a new container security project, and more news

Open source news roundup for October 30-November 12, 2016
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the US government making its open source code public, a new container security...Read more

Top 5: Vim's 25th year, dashboard tools for visualizing data, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Vim's 25th year, dashboard tools for visualizing data, thoughts on free software philosophy and ideals, an update...Read more

Build a VR web application in 15 minutes

Build a VR app in 15 minutes with Linux
In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, or with Google Daydream.Read more