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How Linux became my job

IBM engineer Phil Estes shares how his Linux hobby led him to become an open source leader,...
My first open source experience: 4 takeaways

Choice has always been a privilege of those who can afford to pay for it. Open source principles...
How my two-week project turned into a full time open source startup

Learn how a small project to automate a web developer's invoicing process morphed into a full-...
4 open source tools that got my startup off the ground

When I started my first company, money was tight. We had a small office and a couple of computers,...
A list of open source tools for college

Find out what hardware and software this university students uses every day for programming and web...
How I became a webcomic artist in less than a month with open source tools

Learn how this artist produces her comic from beginning to end, using free and open source tools.
6 open source tools I use on my Windows machine

These are Jimmy's six favorite open source applications that he immediately installs on a new...
How I became a project team leader in open source

Read this open source story of how a contributor became a team leader through hard work and good...