#open source

Finding open source solutions

Why I changed my open source project’s license & started offering dual licensing

Open source projects are great, but for some developers, it just doesn’t cut it. Matanya Fischeimer, Founder of vue tables 2, shares why he made the move to a dual-licensing solution. By offering dual licensing, vue tables 2 is available as both free to use software, and as a subscription for companies using it in their commercial applications.

Red Hat states that computer interfaces are not copyrightable

Red Hat fights for software freedom by filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a lower court decision: Oracle v. Google. Red Hat, one of the leaders of the open source community, has emphasized to the USSC that software interfaces should not become subject to copyright protection and are not copyrightable by design. Read the complete amicus brief filed by Red Hat and IBM.

Code discussion, pull requests, and more

Open source all-in-one DevOps platform: OneDev’s UI is easy to use

Variety is the spice of life, and now there is another DevOps platform to choose from. OneDev is a new, all-in-one, open source Git server with a simple to use UI, customizable issue states and fields, and auto-refreshing issue boards. Browse some of its features and see how it compares to other popular tools. Who knows, maybe OneDev is the platform that you have been searching for.

Monospaced and ready to code

Best fonts for programming: JetBrains Mono typeface is easy on the eyes

What typeface do you program with? JetBrains released a new open source typeface that is designed with coding in mind. JetBrains Mono aims to minimize eye strain, improve code readability, reduce noise, and balance whitespace with ligatures. Besides its practical usage, it’s also just plain beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. See what it looks and add it to your IDE.

Time series data in Flux

Flux & Time to Awesome – InfluxData interview

I was lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with Tim Hall, Head of Products at InfluxData about their platform, their ‘time to awesome’ philosophy, and a new data scripting and querying language, Flux. We also take a look at the future of InfluxData and their plans for 2020. Let’s take a closer look.

Exercising caution

6 places to continuously monitor for open source vulnerabilities

Open source tools have taken center stage in the DevOps toolchain. As organizations become increasingly dependent on open source tools, the risks that affect these tools is transferred to these organizations. To mitigate this risk, it is essential for organizations to practice continuous monitoring of open source tools. Let’s look at the various layers in an open source stack, and identify key points of concern that need monitoring.

Looking back to see forward

What 5 new innovations will open source yield in the 2020s?

We all know that a lot can change in ten years, especially in the world of technology. 10 years ago, no one knew what microservices were or could expect AI in our daily lives. Take a look at what the past decade says about the future of open source software. Chris Ferris discusses some of the trends that changed the decade, and what the 2020s have in store for us.