One of my favorite workshops to give is the one that introduces librarians and their staff to open source software. After defining open source to them and debunking all the FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) out there, I focus my talk on a list of open source tools that can be useful to libraries.
Open Source Comes to Campus is an event series run by OpenHatch that introduces college students to open source tools, projects, and culture. Whenever we get a new-to-us question at an event, we write it down and answer it more fully on our blog.
Here on OStatic, we've frequently debated whether fragmentation is good for open source projects, or not so good. We've published posts arguing that centralized management of open source projects and documentation could have big benefits for users, and we've run many posts on successful forks of open source projects.
hello linux greeks! i am looking to develop new tools in open source using few existing source codes and wrting new stuff. i want know all tools and procedure we use to develop this stuff please provide me details and links.
This sort of confirms a suspicion I have had for some time that while we could potentially build much larger projects using open source than is possible with the proprietary model (just based on licensing costs) we still don't have the tools and t
Most commercial software today depends on open source software. The commercial software might be using an underlying open source platform, or it might be incorporating open source components, or it might be provided as a commercial open source product itself.