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Introducing ScrapyRT: An API for Scrapy spiders

We’re proud to announce our new open source project, ScrapyRT! ScrapyRT, short for Scrapy Real Time, allows you to extract data from a single web page via an API using your existing Scrapy spiders. 254 more words


Open Source Doesn't Need More Support. It Needs Better Business Models

Jamie Allen, Typesafe‘s Director of Global Services published an interesting point of view on Twitter:

Pivotal’s move to end support of Groovy is a stark reminder that enterprises who depend on FOSS projects should help support them.

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Suis-je Groovy? No! What Pivotal's Decision Means for Open Source Software

Today there was great news in the JVM ecosystem.

Pivotal, the company who is committed to OSS has become a bit less committed:

The reaction in the community were largely summarised by the hashtag… 840 more words

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Install Tor in Ubuntu

The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. 155 more words

Install Tor Browser

OSSEC event loss troubleshooting

There is a general consensus that OSSEC will lose events in the event that the main OSSEC server goes offline for whatever reason ( [1] 567 more words

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Wrapup: Fall 2014 UCOSP Sprint

Back in mid-September we met in Toronto again at Mozilla’s very nice office, to kick off a new term of UCOSP. With six students from four universities and one volunteer from another, the team is ready to do some very cool things this term. 578 more words


Monitor your Mac traffic through Fiddler on your Windows VM

I work on a Mac computer. I develop both on Mac and Windows.
A lot of times I find myself trying to intercept some traffic coming from my Mac on my Fiddler instance which lives on my Windows VM. 232 more words

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