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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

Writing Build Scripts With Gradle

Even simple build scripts show the power and flexibility of the emerging new build tool for JVM projects.

Why Build Your Java Projects with Gradle Rather than Ant or Maven?

The default build tool for Android (and the new star of build tools on the JVM) is designed to ease scripting of complex, multi-language builds. Should you change to it, though, if you're using Ant or Maven?

Got Google?

Google services are everywhere. But knowing which ones to include in new apps is difficult due to the company's perceived lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs.

The Best of the First Half

The most popular articles of the first half of the year, sprinkled with a few pieces carefully chosen by the editors.

Firefox Release Engineering

A detailed look at a production pipeline that builds emergency patches and scheduled releases with equanimity.

Open Source News RSS

43% Python Open Source Libraries "Potentially Risky"

A study of over 40,000 Python open source libraries

Ruby on Rails Patches Up SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Rails 3.2.19, 4.0.7, and 4.1.3 have been released

Jimmy'll See You Around

Jimmy is a humanoid robot based on Intel Core i5 technology that walks, talks, makes hand gestures, and uses social media. It is part of the 21st Century Robot Project that provides a forum for makers worldwide to collaborate and build affordable, personalized robots using open-source design files.

Zulu Runtime For Java To Support Mac OS X

First commercialized 100% open source build of OpenJDK for Mac OS X

Free APItools Traffic Tool

Ideal for high-traffic API consumption

DHTMLX 4.0 Released

An open source suite for building web apps

Perforce Open Sources Version Control Tools

Customizable tools and customizable workflows: it's all customizable, basically

Prelert Opens API To Anomaly Detective

Analytics engine opens and includes machine data stored in Hadoop and NoSQL

SAP's Third Iteration Mobile Developer Play

An open standards-based architecture that embraces a "bring-your-own-tools" (BYOT)

Zend Apigility 1.0 For API-Based Apps

Open-source API Builder provides standardized UI

Events of Interest

July 28-29. Minneapolis, MN. GR8Conf US 2014

July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando

August 7-8, San Francisco, CA. Distill 2014

August 20-22. Chicago, IL. CloudOpen North America

September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe


Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

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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