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6 reading recommendations from a total book nerd

Wed, 2016-06-15 21:22
Confession: I am a total book nerd! There are always a ton of book recommendations given while attending a conference, and this year at OSCON was no different. Instead of spreading my book recommendations out and including them in my OSCON event reports, I collected them all in here in one list. Enjoy and let me know if you have read and liked (or didn't) any of these! Or, feel free to leave a comment suggesting a great book for us to read.read more

The Seven Apps I Pay For

Wed, 2016-06-15 20:25
A rundown of apps and services worth paying for -- for Linux and for Android.

What cognitive linguistics can teach developers

Wed, 2016-06-15 19:27
Chris Prather never metaphor he didn't like.That's what he tells developers, at any rate. And on stage at SouthEast LinuxFest in Charlotte, NC, Prather explained how a deep understanding of metaphor—and the critical role it plays in cognitive function—can improve an open source software developer's work. He delivered his presentation, "I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like: How Cognitive Linguistics Can Help You Be A (More) Bad-ass Developer," last Friday.read more

Give New Life to Old PCs with Linux

Wed, 2016-06-15 18:30
Do you have some old hardware collecting dust in the basement, attic, or garage? Don’t let it go to waste just because it’s not powerful enough to run modern operating systems. Linux can breathe new life into such machines.

Nextcloud releases ownCloud fork ahead of schedule

Wed, 2016-06-15 17:33
Ahead of a promised early July release, Nextcloud 9, the open-source personal and business private cloud, is now available.

Day in the life of a Fedora Packager

Wed, 2016-06-15 16:36
Ever wondered what it’s like being involved with the Fedora Project? There are many different roles and types of people that help make Fedora what it is. One common form of contributing is packaging. This is when someone takes software,... Continue Reading →

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