Co-founder of Neo4j Emil Eifrem has introduced the Oracle-backed openCypher Project – an open source enterprise that aims to provide a common graph query language for any data store, tooling or application provider to query graph data.
The Brotli compression algorithm engineered by Google has been open sourced in a bid to gain browser-wide adoption. This freshly prepared data format has been named after Swiss baked goods and outperforms its predecessor with fast pager loads.
Punters are gradually getting comfortable with the idea that Netflix is behind some exciting open source projects, including their latest for SSL/TLS enabled applications, Lemur. The certificate management framework aims to tackle PKI infrastructure better.
Complex lettering, confusing characters and bad antialiasing are all genuine problems faced by today’s programmers. Enter Hack 2.0, a typeface created exclusively for better readability of source code.
Gordon Haff is back to speak about the real value of IoT and how open source culture can have a positive impact in this growing field. Haff says that most of today’s big IT trends are fundamentally enabled by open source code.
In his last article, Daniel Witkowski described common mistakes that can be made during performance analysis. In this tutorial, Daniel shows us how to use available open source tools to improve the quality of your measurements.
A great feature of Git is how easy it is to make branches, but have you ever considered that public branches could be harmful? Pieter Hintjens brings the point home based on his experience and gathered evidence based on forks.
Technology and consulting heavyweights IBM have launched developerWorks Open – a new initiative to garner further community involvement in their open source projects. They’ve also set out a plan to release more projects online by year’s end.
The partnership that exists between open source and DevOps is undeniable to Mark Hinkle, who believes the culture behind DevOps is paramount if you want improved delivery of software and services.
Being a woman in tech is tough. But throw being a non-geek in a tech world into the mix, and you’ve got twice the discrimination on your plate, says open-source newbie Jodi Biddle.
Open source IT projects and large sums of cash are not the most obvious bedfellows. But Stanislavs Beguns and MinoHubs are making the case for a change of perspective when it comes to developer prospects.
Ember.js gears up for its latest release and also throws out the beta for version 2.0. We can officially welcome the sparkling new Glimmer rendering engine, which will ease in the transition to 2.0 in the coming weeks.
Free tests for everyone! That’s the premise behind Facebook’s decision to open source Infer, their static program analyser with an impressive bugfix rate. On top of sharing their wares, Facebook hope that being in the open will drive further development.
In his book about the human side of open source development, Karl Fogel stresses the importance of having your project out in the open from Day 1 to avoid the difficulties associated with the transition from closed to open sourced enterprise.