The time has come for another Currents report! The fifth edition of the Currents Report on Developer Trends in the Cloud is here and in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the open source movement, it is focused solely on the open source ecosystem. Here, we take a closer look at some of the most interesting highlights.
Microsoft has an excellent opportunity in front of them and the GitHub acquisition shouldn’t be viewed in a vacuum. Continuing to find ways to give back to the community will prove to be invaluable for Microsoft in winning over the hearts and minds of skeptical developers.
Stop the presses. Microsoft open sourced 60,000 patents and joined the Open Invention Network. Is this a natural progression of open source? Has the infamous company changed their song and tune? Time to focus on the positives: open source is here to stay.
Another one joins the open source club. Sourcegraph is a code search tool available for individual users and businesses that helps you navigate with powerful queries. The creators have a noble vision about the future of software creation, and by open sourcing their project we are one step closer.
trivago firmly believes that a sustainable open source ecosystem is good for all internet users. Patrick Gotthardt urges management teams across the technology industry to look closely at the open source tools that they rely on.
Welcome to our History 101 series! This week, we explore open source. How did Richard Stallman’s wild ideals about free software grow to become the defining ethos of the entire internet? Open your textbooks to chapter three; class is in session!
How secure is open source software? This question has serious implications for enterprises looking to make a decision between an open source project or a commercial product. In this article, Vittorio Bertola lays out the advantages and disadvantages of each for data security.
Do you know what’s in your open source license? Turns out, if you’ve got the Commons Clause in there, it might not be as “open” as you think. We take a look at the Commons Clause and explore how it is different from your average open source license.
As the open source community continues to grow, it’s important that users keep in mind that the people writing software are doing what they can to keep it working and to support it, probably on their own time. In this article, Isaac Murchie, Head of Open Source at Sauce Labs explains where Sauce Labs sees open source heading in the 20 years ahead.
Looking to contribute to open source projects but have no idea where to start? CodeTriage is here to help. Find the perfect project for you and become an open source master. The code needs your help!
In the world of DevOps, traditional application security is no longer enough. How can we improve AppSec? What are the newest security challenges that arise as DevOps becomes more mature? JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Tim Mackey, technical evangelist for Black Duck by Synopsys at DevOpsCon 2018 to talk about all this and more.
IBM has released a new version of WebSphere Liberty. What improvements have been made? We take a look at IBM’s largest open source project and how developers can create cloud-native apps and microservices.
Stay on top of the latest trends and top skills in open source careers. The 2018 Open Source Jobs Report has some interesting takeaways for open source professionals and their employers.
Open source has a lot of benefits, no one can argue that. However, it is also uniquely positioned to face the threats of today’s security concerns. We talked with Yossi Weinberg, software developer at WhiteSource about how WhiteSource is making sure users’ projects are secure, why open source management is essential and the impact Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub will have on the open source community.