development

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

7 things you need to know for WordPress development

7 things you need to know for WordPress development
Besides its popularity, WordPress is also known for usability and an easy-to-develop environment.Read more

Flatpak: A new framework for building and distributing desktop applications

Flatpak: A new framework for building and distributing desktop applications
Fragmentation is a longstanding Achilles heel for the Linux desktop. In a world of myriad incompatible distributions, popular apps are typically...Read more

What cognitive linguistics can teach developers

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At SouthEast LinuxFest this year, Chris Prather explained how a better understanding of metaphor can change the way we code.Read more

Building a culture of more pluggable open source

Building a culture of more pluggable open source
Instead of packing in a bunch of extra features users don't want, a solid, customizable system lets them build the best solution for their needs.Read more

The trials of certifying open source software

The trials of certifying open source software
There's a lot of confusion around "certification" and what it means to be certified to a particular project. Stephen Walli explains.Read more

Top 5 open source frameworks every application developer should know

DZone's editor in chief John Esposito picks 2015's top 5 open source frameworks for developers.Read more

Mentoring: a reward for both parties

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One of Mozilla's senior engineering program managers, Larissa Brown Shapiro, wants to show us how mentoring in tech communities can be rewarding for...Read more