Blockchain brings the promise of transparency and security to transactions of any kind. In this article, Marta Piekarska explains how this transformative technology can change secured communications while relying on open source principles.
How can developers integrate security concerns and innovation in today’s threat environment? In this article, James Read explains that, in spite of its free and transparent nature, open source is uniquely positioned to face the threats of today’s security concerns.
Open source is clearly established in mainstream enterprises. But just because it has achieved this position doesn’t mean we should rest easy. In this article, Jonathan Marsh explains why it’s important to keep an eye on open source technologies.
GitHub alternative: Ellcrys is using blockchain to help developers create indestructible repositories
Hosting repositories on GitHub leaves communities vulnerable to service disruptions so how can you create indestructible repositories? And what does Ellcrys have to do with blockchain? We talked with Kennedy Idialu, co-founder of Ellcrys about all this and more.
Freedom, openness, and community are the bedrock values that open source is built on. In this article, Abby Kearns, Executive Director of Cloud Foundry Foundation explains why these things made open source the successful foundation for modern tech enterprises.
The Apache Software Foundation has been supporting open source for nearly twenty years. But what’s it all about? In this article, Ignasi Barrera goes over the organization and why it has been so successful in creating new technology for the benefit of the whole community.
Native CloudStack can be difficult to navigate for users accustomed to other cloud services platforms. In this interview, Ivan Kudryastev explains the idea behind CloudStack-UI and how this platform makes life easier for cloud services users.
Apple’s open source language has hit the headlines more than once this year — it had its ups and downs but a lot of people seem to believe that it’s here to stay, which is why you should give it a go if you haven’t yet.
Open source is a great tool for developers, but it doesn’t solve all problems. In this article, Milen Dyankov discusses the lessons he has learned as a long time user and advocate of open source software, and the value of nurturing relationships.
“Release notes are a good place to provide details about a vulnerability, but a poor choice for notifying users about it”
Snyk‘s latest report titled The State of Open Source Security emphasized the importance of the overall security of open source. We’ve previously suggested that you should be mindful about where your code is coming from but this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use open source code. We talked with Guy Podjarny, CEO and co-founder of Snyk about all this and more.
Eclipse CDT is the industry standard C/C++ IDE powering the design and development of embedded systems worldwide. In this article, Tracy Miranda goes over why Eclipse CDT has been so successful for so long.
Managing an open source project isn’t as easy as it sounds. A successful open source project is more than just making the source code available. In this article, Wayne Beaton and Gunnar Wagenknecht explain how you can make your open source project a runaway success.
A coalition of tech giants including Red Hat, Google, Facebook, IBM, and more are adopting a more measured approach towards open source licensing agreements with GPLv3. Because apparently, lawsuits are not great at creating a productive collaborative environment. Who knew?
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.