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Which 'ancient' programming language do you use the most?

Which 'ancient' programming language do you use the most?
Programming languages never die, they just fade into obscurity. But some don't even do that. Which older language are you still using the most?Read more

How important are open standards to your software choices?

Do open standards matter to you when you are making software decisions, or do other factors weigh higher in your decision-making process?Read more

What's your favorite tool for remote team collaboration?

What's your favorite tool for remote team collaboration?
Whether you work remotely from across town or across the globe, collaboration tools are the key to getting things done with the rest of your team...Read more

Poll: How do you abbreviate system administrator?

Poll: How do you abbreviate system administrator?
Friends, I have sad news. This week the editors of Opensource.com decided to make a small—yet painful, at least to me—change to our official style...Read more

Vim or Emacs: Which text editor do you prefer?

Vim or Emacs?
It may be 2016, but among many developers and system administrators, the editor war is still alive and well. Vim (and vi) or Emacs : Both have strong...Read more

Does your company have a plan for adopting containers?

Containers
Linux containers are definitely attracting a lot of attention as cloud-native alternatives to virtual machines for application isolation and...Read more

Arduino or Raspberry Pi: Which is best for beginners?

Arduino or Raspberry Pi?
So you want to get started with hobbyist electronics? The world is rich with options, two of the most prominent being the Raspberry Pi and the...Read more

Where do you back up your data?

Where do you back up your data?
Nobody loves performing backups: they're often the last thing on your mind, an annoying task you think you can put off until tomorow. Even automated...Read more