It’s an open source world! Java is free (sort of), Java EE has been moved to the Eclipse Foundation, IBM has just open sourced two projects and the list goes on. We talked with, Jorge Ferrer, VP of Engineering at Liferay about the importance of developing software in the open, the advantages of collaborating on open source projects and more.
The React.js licensing drama recently resurfaced when the Apache Foundation recommended against using React.js and other software using the Facebook BSD+patents license and WordPress stopped using Facebook’s React.js library. The tech giant decided to relicense React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license.
IBM has just open sourced their own JVM (it’s called Eclipse OpenJ9 now) but that’s already old news. Open Liberty is the latest IBM effort to show their support for Java developers, who now have a full set of open source tools to build, test, run and connect Java apps and services.
Built to reduce the learning curve for developers and DBAs working in next-gen database environments, Toad Edge is a flexible toolset for developing and managing open source databases. We talked to Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software, about the growth of open source technologies and why Toad Edge helps bridge the gap between DevOps and database development.
The “front page of the internet” was one of the first sites to adopt an open source ethos. So, it comes with some shock that Reddit announced last week that it is archiving and no longer updating its GitHub pages.
The future is looking better and better for robot butlers and virtual personal assistants. Automatic speech recognition just got a little better as the popular open source speech recognition toolkit Kaldi now offers integration with TensorFlow.
What sets up an open source project for success? Is it a dedicated community? Star power? A clever name and an even cleverer concept? It turns out that behind almost every great open source project is the support of a great organization or enterprise.
Open source makes the world go round, from Google, Facebook and Twitter to Android smartphones and Linux in self-driving cars. The Linux Foundation’s 2017 Open Source Jobs Report confirms that the hiring market for developers with open source skills is hot, hot, hot. Are you ready?
We’ve been so focused on the benefits blockchain has on the finance sector that we’ve forgotten about the legal industry. Enter the Accord Project, the world’s first consortium for smart legal contracts. It’s worth your attention because it seems to be the place where legal and tech come together. We invited Peter Hunn and Houman Shadab, founders of Clause.io to tell us more about the Accord Project and the aim of this initiative.
These days, it seems that tech companies can’t hire their AI or ML specialists fast enough. So if you’re looking to upgrade your skillset or just fiddle around with a cool new tool, we’ve got you covered with our top 5 picks for the best open-source tools for machine learning.
Open Container Initiative 1.0 is here! We’ve waited two years for this version but it was worth the wait. Although there is still work to be done —a formal certification program will be launched later this year— let’s take a moment to look at OCI 1.0.
Developers, it’s time to give back to the community! More productive than Casual Friday — collaborate with our friends from GitHub on Open Source Friday!
Open source is slouching towards individualization as every new framework or open source architecture has its own particular API, layers, or even wire protocol. In this article, Yaron Haviv explains why the open source community needs to work towards collaboration and standardization for the good of us all.
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