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Ben Rady's Serverless Single Page Apps (The Pragmatic Programmers)

Sat, 2016-05-14 04:37
You don't need to manage your own servers to build powerful Webapplications. Need proof?

Growing a contributor base in modern open source

Sat, 2016-05-14 03:31
The focus of Node.js over the last year has been to increase the number of contributors working on the project. Node.js has seen sustained 100% year-over-year user growth for several years, but the number of contributors was, at one point, actually on the decline.read more

Graphical upgrades, Docs planning, budget discussion

Sat, 2016-05-14 02:24
F24 Beta: help test graphical upgrades! By now, you[he]#8217[/he]ve probably seen that the Fedora 24 Beta is here. One feature I[he]#8217[/he]m excited about this time around isn[he]#8217[/he]t really a Fedora 24 feature at all — it[he]#8217[/he]s something coming to Fedora... Continue Reading [he]#8594[/he]

4 Tutorials for Building a Rugged Raspberry Pi Robot

Sat, 2016-05-14 01:18
In this series of four tutorials, Ben Martin provides step-by-step instructions, code, and troubleshooting tips to take you through the process of building, powering, connecting, and controlling your own Mantis robot mounted with a Raspberry Pi. Martin explains in detail how to attach motors, mount a RoboClaw motor controller, and then connect it to your Raspberry Pi through a USB port. He provides a program for controlling the robot with the keyboard and then extends the program so you can use a PS3 joystick to control your robotic creation.

Day of reckoning arrives for BitKeeper's Larry McVoy

Sat, 2016-05-14 00:31
Eleven years after he rocked the Linux community by withdrawing the non-commercial version of BitKeeper, his source code management system, Larry McVoy has finally been forced to open source the application.

Reading Web Comics via Bash Script

Fri, 2016-05-13 23:43
I follow several Web comics. I used to open my Web browser and checkout each comic's Web site. That method was fine when I read only a few Webcomics, but it became a pain to stay current when I followed morethan about ten comics. These days, I read around 20 Webcomics. It takes a lot of time to open each Web siteseparately just to read a Web comic.

Linux Foundation Launches LFD301, Introduction To Linux, Open Source Development and Git Course For New Linux Users/Developers?

Fri, 2016-05-13 22:46
The Linux community is very large, it's around the globe. The community works very hard to solve new Linux users' issues. But The Linux Foundation has been working hard to not just solve issues of individual users but also train them the best and easiest way possible. The Linux Foundation has introduced many courses from beginner level to Kernel development. Recently The Linux Foundation has launched LFD301, Introduction To Linux, Open Source Development and Git.

John Dulaney: How do you Fedora?

Fri, 2016-05-13 21:49
We recently interviewed John Dulaney on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series here on the Fedora Magazine where we will profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested... Continue Reading →

The fork? Node.js: Code showdown re-opens Open Source wounds

Fri, 2016-05-13 20:52
Left pad chaos highlighted madness behind scenesOpen Source Insider Open source software rarely receives the kind of attention that the press lavishes on the latest hot new thing blessed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Yet these projects are the foundations of the web world.…

Government Analytics Forum: Handling Big Data With Apache Spark

Fri, 2016-05-13 19:55
When you’re talking big data analysis, you’re almost always talking open source. Apache Hadoop is what often comes to mind as a valuable big data analysis tool. But do you know the advantages that Apache Spark has to offer? This May 5 presentation from IBM’s Government Analytics Forum in Washington, DC does a nice job of explaining the advantages.

How to Install phpwcms on a CentOS 7 VPS

Fri, 2016-05-13 18:57
phpwcms is a free and open source content management system and PHP development framework. It is very powerful, fast and flexible. It’s used by developers to create thousands of websites around the world.

Raspbian Switches to Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS, Gets Bluetooth UI and SD Card Copier

Fri, 2016-05-13 18:00
Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long today announced that a major update is available for the main Linux kernel-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board computers.

Integrating Docker Hub In Your Application Build Process

Fri, 2016-05-13 17:03
This tutorial will be the first in a series that will help you create continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for your applications.

Google Open-Sources Neural Network Framework And Powerful Language Parser For Smarter AI: Meet Parsey McParseface

Fri, 2016-05-13 16:06
Google is stepping up its game of open-sourcing tools for improved language parsing in smart AI, and Parsey McParseface is the latest name on the list.

What's New in the Newest Ubuntu, Red Hat and Fedora Linux Releases

Fri, 2016-05-13 15:09
Ubuntu 16.04, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 and Fedora 24 beta bring new open source container, storage and security solutions to the Linux ecosystem.

QEMU 2.6 Officially Released with Raspberry Pi 2 Emulation Support

Fri, 2016-05-13 14:12
Michael Roth announced the release of QEMU 2.6, the latest and most advanced version of the widely-used and highly customizable virtualization software for GNU/Linux operating systems.

What's the files? Bash auto-completion to the rescue.

Fri, 2016-05-13 13:14
Tip for auto-completion of commonly edited files using the bash "complete" built-in. Just define a "word list" file with our file names, and alias your favourite editor.

Opera ‘Power Saving Mode’ Extends Battery Life 40-50%

Fri, 2016-05-13 12:17
The folks behind the free but proprietary Opera browser announced today that the latest developer build includes Power Saving Mode, a new feature that the company claims can extend battery life by up to 50 percent. If true, this could be a serious game changer. Free and open source software advocates should hope that the developers at Mozilla are paying attention.

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