#open source

Craft your dream career with open source

The new workspace currency is open source

Open source can be more than just a technology: it can be a hand up. The transparency and the community all come together to create a unique software experience. In this article, Tracy Miranda explains how she got her start in open source and how these skills have proved to be irreplaceable in her career.

Open source 101

The advantages of open source tools

What is open source? How does open source benefit users? And how do we support open source initiatives? In this article, Kayla Matthews introduces the basics of open source as well as the importance and value of open source tools.

Security should not be taken lightly

Open Source security lifecycle: It takes almost 3 years to publicly disclose library vulnerabilities

We’ve already dissected Snyk’s State of Software Security Report and we’ve pointed out that about 75% of application code is made up of open source components. What we still haven’t covered is the lifecycle of an open source security vulnerability and the steps that play an essential role in the overall state of security. Let’s proceed.

Community Data License Agreement — Open source your datasets

Linux Foundation wants you to share data as easily as you share open source software

How can we share large datasets without getting the lawyers involved? No one wants a nasty intellectual property rights fight on their hands. And so, the Linux Foundation has come up with the Community Data License Agreement, an open source licensing framework for collaborative communities to share “open” data. No lawyer needed.

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JAX Magazine Open Source issue out now: Take the open source road

Open source skills are a boost for career prospects — if you don’t believe it, it’s time to bring out the big guns. We invited the Eclipse Foundation, The Apache Software Foundation, Cloud Foundry, Red Hat, Hyperledger and more to show you why open source is important. Open the magazine and allow their passion to “infect” you.

Open source Java libraries

Top 10 Java libraries for saving time

There are a lot of Java libraries out there. How can a busy developer separate the wheat from the chaff? In this article, Martin Patsov explains why he loves open source Java libraries and goes over his top 10 list.

The drama is coming to an end

Facebook to relicense React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under MIT license

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.

Interview with Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software

“Open-source is not free, but it’s less expensive than most proprietary offerings”

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.