Tags » Open Source

BuildmLearn Toolkit 2.0.4 now available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS

We are happy to announce a major update to BuildmLearn Toolkit (version 2.0.4) today. Over the last couple of months we have refined the user experience of toolkit to a great extent. 385 more words

Open Source

DbFit 3.1.0 has been released

DbFit 3.1.0 has been released today and is available for download here.

Release date: 9 September 2014

With this release we introduce support for Netezza and greatly enhanced support for Teradata. 77 more words

Open Source

Software Licenses and how we as contributors are screwed

It is well known¬†that proprietary licenses¬†offered by companies such as Apple, Microsoft, etc. are designed in such a way that we can’t see how the magic behind the scenes happens (how iOS works, how Visual Studio is able to make code appear out of no where…). 496 more words

Bsd

Copyright

Ian Sommerville’s blog provoked this post, as it gave another chance to talk about copyright:

http://se9book.wordpress.com/2011/01/24/acm-considered-harmful/

It’s all wrapped up in the monopoly grants of copyright. 412 more words

Government

Private vs Public Repositories in the Enterprise (Enterprise Open Source Part 2)

Why would anyone want to have a private repository (a-la bitbucket), and not make their code available to anyone to see/enhance/critique (a-la GitHub)?

In the public internet, the reasons are legion: plenty of folks are learning and need somewhere safer to put the output of their mediocre, laughable scratchings than on their local disk. 619 more words

Technology

Enterprise Open Source

I recently came across this article, advocating the use of open source within organisations:

Why Your Company Needs To Write More Open Source Software

There are many reasons why going open-source is good for organisations, and almost as many reasons why its not likely to happen any time soon. 483 more words

Technology

Video and tutorial series on open source programming | Opensource.com

Brother team Jared and JR Nielsen are the puppet masters behind The Hello World Program, a video and tutorial series hosted by a penguin, a snake, a fox, and a robot.

46 more words
Educational Technology