Programming

The Opensource.com Programming article collection includes tutorials for getting started with popular programming languages; tricks and handy scripts; development news; tips for choosing a framework; and coding how-tos.

Python scripting in Scribus: Making pie charts

Python scripting in Scribus: Making pie charts
Scribus is a robust open source page layout application developed with and relied upon by the open source community since 2001. Learn how to make pie...Read more

Managing data with Groovy: Lookups and accumulators

Managing data with Groovy: Lookups and accumulators
Part 2 in our series on getting started with Groovy programming looks at how to make the code more idiomatic.Read more

Getting started with Raspberry Pi

Getting started with Raspberry Pi
Learn how to get started with a Raspberry Pi from the Foundation's Community Manager.Read more

An interactive calculator for the Linux command-line

CalcShell: An interactive Linux command-line calculator
One of the authors of the recently updated book Wicked Cool Shell Scripts shares a Bash script for a simple, user-friendly command-line calculator.Read more

Why Red Hat takes an 'upstream first' approach

Why Red Hat takes an 'upstream first' approach
In this five-minute lightning talk, Thomas Cameron highlights Red Hat's work on open source projects other than Linux.Read more

15 JavaScript frameworks and libraries

15 JavaScript frameworks and libraries
Whether you are new to JavaScript or an experienced JavaScript developer, using libraries and frameworks improves your work significantly. Learn more...Read more

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus
The Scripter plugin lets you use internal Python commands to perform a variety of tasks in Scribus, was well as using all the other functionality...Read more

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