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August 07, 2013

Dr. Dobb's Now Has A Windows Phone App

Reader writes open-source app for Windows Phone 8

February 05, 2013

Non-Pavlovian Triggers

I've been playing with an inexpensive logic analyzer and some open source software to drive it lately.

January 08, 2013

Creating an Open Source Project

Creating an open source project can generate opportunities for everyone involved; more so than if the software sits dormant on a hard drive somewhere. But where do you start?




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Jolt Awards 2015: Coding Tools

The best tools available for creating, testing, and debugging code.

The Long Death of Project Hosting Sites

Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.

Building Portable Games in C++

The cocos-2d-x open source framework can be used to build games, apps, and other interactive software in C++. Here's a hands-on guide to using it to write and port games.

Program Configuration in Python

Despite numerous options for passing config data to a program, there is still a need for a utility to handle complex hierarchical configuration and locate config files on distributed system. Here is one.

C# and .NET's Sudden Ubiquity

Microsoft ports .NET to Linux and Macintosh and open-sources the entire stack.

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Google's Data Processing Model Hardens Up

An open source cloud Dataflow SDK for Java

Mirantis Releases Free Developer Edition

Mirantis OpenStack Express bids to accelerates developer adoption with OpenStack tutorials

Docker Clocks In On Azure

Microsoft re-engineers "merged code" to play more catch up on open platforms

Free Zulu Certified Builds of OpenJDK

Open source Java runtime from Azul Systems

PHP and HipHop Virtual Machine Combined

Dynamic content built on HHVM can see an average response time increase of 560%

Developer Preview of CouchDB 2.0 Document Database

Horizontal scalability and distributed workloads

Microsoft Begins Open Sourcing .NET, No Really, Honest

Sweeping changes in Microsoft tools division

Scotland's "Live" Code Longshanks Beater

Beats English pretenders to the crown with multi-platform approach

Pure JavaScript Meteor 1.0 Hits Earth

An open source platform for building web and mobile apps in pure JavaScript

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 With Juno

An enterprise-grade zero lock-in OpenStack infrastructure in minutes

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015


Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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