In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!
Once you've written an ebook and published it as an EPUB, you're work's not over. There are a few things that you still need to do. This article looks at how to validate your EPUB and how to convert it to the format that the Kindle ebook reader expects.
While many scanners makers don't supply Linux versions of the software that drives their wares, there are a number of excellent scanner applications for the Linux desktop. Here's a look at three of them.
The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain... Read more
The top five articles from Opensource.com published during the week of September 8 - 12, 2014.
A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.
There’s now an accelerating trend of businesses adopting strategies reflective of the open source way—creating new value through development of some kind of purpose-driven community committed to open exchange and collaboration, prototype-driven solutions, and "the best ideas win."
Nitish began sharing his stories with us on open source in May this year. Then, he wrote another one in June and July. In his first article, he explained how to write secure code using Open Web Application Security Project guidelines. Next, Nitish compared three giants in open source content... Read more
Open source invoicing tools can help freelancers and small business owners to not only get paid, but save money while they're at it.