Open Source Software

Considering Open Source Licenses

So you have a project that you want to use open source tools to create—well, I tip my hat off to you as a developer. But do you know the questions …

Web Development

Baidu puts open source deep learning into smartphones

A year after it open sourced its PaddlePaddle deep learning suite, Baidu has dropped another piece of AI tech into the public domain – a project to …

Machine Learning

For eight years, hackers have been able to exploit this...

For the last eight years a critical vulnerability has lurked within the code of the Joomla CMS which could have allowed malicious hackers to steal …

Information Security

Foxdriver: A Node.js Remote Debugging Client

Sauce Labs is pleased to announce that it is open-sourcing one of its internal projects called Foxdriver. It is a Node.js remote debugging client for …

JavaScript

Relicensing React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js

Next week, we are going to relicense our open source projects React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license. We're relicensing these …

JavaScript

React license update - What does it mean for React developers?

The <b>React license</b> has been a concern for the open source community for some time.<p>Today Facebook has released a statement that <b>React, Jest, Flow, and</b> …

JavaScript

4 promising open source projects for 2018

This year has been a year of massive growth in open source. While almost any developer knows frameworks such as React and projects like Docker (moby), in 2017 the number of open source projects on GitHub grew from around 35 million to over 62 million.<p>As open source is expected to continue to grow …

Open Source Movement

MongoDB IPO | S-1 Breakdown

<b>Company and Product Summary</b><p>MongoDB, a leading database software vendor, just filed for a $100M IPO with Morgan Stanley leading the offering. They …

SaaS

4 must-have writing apps for Nextcloud

If writing is part of your job or your everyday routine, you might find the Nextcloud open source file sync and share application a very useful tool. …

Open Source Movement

How to Implement a Hybrid Architecture for Open Source Geographic Information Systems

More data is being generated than ever before, and much of it is location-based. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), from connected sensor …

Cloud Computing

AMD’s Open Source Deep Learning Strategy

When a company starts using disruptive technology or a disruptive business model, the results can be spectacular and can leave the competition eating …

Deep Learning

GitLab freezes GraphQL project amid looming Facebook patent fears

Using GraphQL, an increasingly popular query language for grabbing data, may someday infringe upon pending Facebook patents, making the technology …

Apache Software Foundation

Announcing Sourcegraph 2.0

We’ve been hard at work on some major improvements to how you edit, search, and review code. Today we’re excited to announce four big new …

Software

IBM open sources Liberty codebase to boost microservices and cloud-native app development

IBM's Open Liberty project open sources its WebSphere Liberty code on GitHub to help developers more quickly create and scale apps.<p>On Wednesday, IBM …

Java

Make Your Own Hamilton Signature Shirt

Recently we told you about how the Library of Congress scanned 12,000 of Alexander Hamilton’s papers for you to read firsthand. I decided to use them …

Alexander Hamilton

EU Commission just presented its cybersecurity strategy — here are 10 things they missed

Without much fanfare, the European Commission has published a new cybersecurity strategy. Although Commission President Juncker briefly touched on the issue in his State of the Union Speech, the document was published in the EU’s document database without a news release or press conference. It’s …

Cybersecurity

Why should you speak at tech conferences? or at least attend them regularly (part 1)

The first time I spoke before a professional crowd was about three years ago at a meetup called Geek Night conducted by ThoughtWorks. It was a …

Programming

After Equifax: What Makes a Good CSO? Also: App Sec is a Mess. We Talk about Why.

<i>What makes a good CSO? In the wake of the Equifax breach, we talk about the controversy over that company’s CSO’s music degree. Also: we talk with</i> …

Information Security

7 Free Enterprise Intranet Solutions (That Aren't Really Free)

Intranets are the workhorses of internal communications.<p>Since their introduction in the mid-'90s, intranets have been used for corporate …

Collaboration

The Realities of Being a FOSS Maintainer

Author’s note: This is a more intimate look into what it’s like to be a maintainer of popular open source software. This is written by me, …

Linux Foundation Aims to Advance Open-Source Software Development

LOS ANGELES — The Linux Foundation hosted its annual Open Source Summit North America event from Sept. 11 to 14 in Los Angeles, highlighting …

Enterprise Tech

How to become a data scientist

Once upon a time, I wanted to be an evolutionary biologist. To make a long story short, I had a change of heart and dropped out of my PhD program to …

Data Science

Essential open source software for running your small business

You've decided to follow your passion and start your own business. Great! As you've probably figured out, there's a lot more to running a business …

Small Business

Oracle prepares to spin off Java EE to Eclipse Foundation | ZDNet

Oracle confirms it's spinning Java EE to an open-source foundation with IBM and Red Hat's support.<p>It is still unclear as to why the project went …

Java

The Most Promising Open Source Projects to Watch for in 2018

Everyone and their mother is talking about open source projects. As you likely already know, at the core it’s a software which is used freely, shared globally in real-time and can be modified by virtually anyone. While there are a myriad of open source licenses offering users various degrees of …

Open Source Movement

Seven reasons why so many Node.js devs are excited about Microsoft Azure

Node.js is arguably one of the most popular technologies in use on the cloud. Many devs all over the world have embraced this platform which, …

Node.js

Here are the 7 Key Differences Between Windows and Linux

With large user base around the world, Windows offers whole new user experience than Linux. Both the operating systems work on different platforms …

Linux

Riak NoSQL snapped up by Bet365

Online gambling site Bet365 has announced its plans to purchase Riak, Basho’s distributed NoSQL database technology.<p>The company plans to continue …

Business Technology

Developers Need to Start Paying Attention to Licenses

Anyone who claims to be a fan of mashups (which, admittedly, had their moment that seems to have passed) knows Girl Talk. Girl Talk (aka Gregg …

Programming

From 3D printing to Artificial Intelligence, old-school companies can go digital too

It seemed strange that a business founded on the idea of making everything by hand should be so keen on technology, but tech was a big feature of Lush’s Creative Showcase, which I visited this week in London.<p>Over the past twenty years Lush has sold countless tons of handmade cosmetics ranging from …

Artificial Intelligence