Books

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Publisher's picks: Top 2016 open source books

Publisher's picks: Top 2016 open source books
What were your favorite tech books of 2016? We round up a few hot releases.Read more

Tools for writing the next best seller

Tools for writing the next best seller
Want to write a book? Check out these eight great tools for starting and finishing your writing project.Read more

4 open source tools I used to write a Linux book

4 open source tools I used to write a book
Steve Ovadia spent the past year writing "Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches."Read more

6 reading recommendations from a total book nerd

6 book recommendations
Nicole Engard shares 6 of the book recommendations she received while at OSCON earlier this year.Read more

2016 open source summer reading list

open book with Summer Reading List text
In the 2016 open source summer reading list, we've collected a great mix of books on leadership, learning Raspberry Pi, analytics, career development...Read more

19 years later, The Cathedral and the Bazaar still moves us

19 years later, The Cathedral and the Bazaar still moves us
Did Eric Raymond's The Cathedral and the Bazaar accurately predict the future of software development? That's the wrong question, writes Bryan...Read more

New management book calls for ditching email and performance reviews

hack management
In his review of David Burkus' new book, Under New Management , Philip Foster discovers a way to "redesign the factory."Read more

Open source reveals the value of social norms

Better to collabrate than compete
A strict market mentality can't completely explain what motivates people to make valuable contributions to collective projects.Read more