My journey to becoming an open source mentor
Oct30

My journey to becoming an open source mentor

I was just 16 when I made my first meaningful open source contribution. It was the first code contribution I ever made, and I learned a lot from it. I’m 20 now, and I’ve been strongly attached to free and open source software (FOSS) ever since. I strive to be a friend to my community colleagues and to help others continue growing, learning, and succeeding. read more Powered by...

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RT-Thread launches developer event
Oct30

RT-Thread launches developer event

RT-Thread is an open source embedded real-time operating system (RTOS) providing a wide range of components along with more than 250 software packages (and counting) for the Internet of Things (IoT). In previous Opensource.com articles, the RT-Thread project has demonstrated how to code hardware with an RTOS and how to program for IoT using open source tools. read more Powered by...

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Improve your database knowledge with this MariaDB and MySQL cheat sheet
Oct29

Improve your database knowledge with this MariaDB and MySQL cheat sheet

When you’re writing an application or configuring one for a server, eventually, you will need to store persistent information. Sometimes, a configuration file, such as an INI or YAML file will do. Other times, a custom file format designed in XML or JSON or similar is better. read more Powered by...

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Managing resources with cgroups in systemd
Oct29

Managing resources with cgroups in systemd

There is little more frustrating to me as a sysadmin than unexpectedly running out of a computing resource. On more than one occasion, I have filled all available disk space in a partition, run out of RAM, and not had enough CPU time to perform my tasks in a reasonable amount of time. Resource management is one of the most important tasks that sysadmins do. read more Powered by...

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4 morning rituals for working in tech
Oct29

4 morning rituals for working in tech

Participating in a morning ritual may be something you’ve been doing for a while, but there’s an even greater emphasis this year on taking the time to do something for yourself that brings you joy, calm, and balance to start your day. If you’re working in tech, creating rituals like this—whether they’re in the morning, middle of your day, or evening—is critical as we live out a new normal working from home,...

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How JavaScript became a serious programming language
Oct28

How JavaScript became a serious programming language

JavaScript’s humble start began in 1995, when it was created in just 10 days by Brendan Eich, then an employee with Netscape Communications Corporation. JavaScript has come a long way since then, from a tool to make websites pretty to a serious programming language. read more Powered by...

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