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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?

Open Source

Open Source Feature Articles RSS

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.

Workflow Automation on Web Projects: One Team's Experience

Automating and aligning workflows makes new tasks simpler and enables team members to switch between different components easily.

Whose Cloud Will You Use?

While the choices appear infinite, they are in fact narrowing quickly.

Open Software's Thousand Eyes: A Misunderstood Claim

Recent high-profile defects do not support the view that open source is less secure than closed source.

Open Source News RSS

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

Google Offers 750 Free Design Icons

Open sourcing of 750 glyphs in Material Design system icons pack

Scanning Critical Security Defects In C# Open Source

OWASP and C# capabilities in scan service expanded

Red Hat New JBoss Developer Subs and Tech

A no-cost subscription to Red Hat's open source middleware technologies for developers

WaveMaker RAADAD for aPaaS

The "only" rapid API Application Development and Deployment (RAADAD) software integrated with Docker container-architected aPaaS

Free and Open Source Cloud Tools Proliferate simplifies document storage services

Democratizing Machine Learning In Anomaly Detection

Prelert has released an Elasticsearch Connector, available on GitHub

Events of Interest

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

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

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

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