Firefox Focus for Android, Torvalds reflects on Linux, and more news
Jun24

Firefox Focus for Android, Torvalds reflects on Linux, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source seeds, the release of Firefox Focus for Android, and more. Open source news roundup for June 11-24, 2017 read...

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Top 5: Getting started with Python, Ansible to manage PostgreSQL, and more
Jun24

Top 5: Getting started with Python, Ansible to manage PostgreSQL, and more

In this week’s Top 5, we highlight machine learning, games, DevOps, and more! Top 5 articles of the week 5. Using open source tools to play Dungeons and Dragons Joe Kline shares how he uses open source tools to play role-playing games – both in person and online. Create scenarios, develop maps, and do more with tools you know and love. read...

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Are you a Python coder?
Jun24

Are you a Python coder?

It seems like every day I’m coming across a new project written in Python. read...

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3 mistakes to avoid when learning to code in Python

It’s never easy to admit when you do things wrong, but making errors is part of any learning process, from learning to walk to learning a new programming language, such as Python. Here’s a list of three things I got wrong when I was learning Python, presented so that newer Python programmers can avoid making the same mistakes. These are errors that either I got away with for a long time or that that created big problems...

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A introduction to creating documents in LaTeX
Jun23

A introduction to creating documents in LaTeX

LaTeX (pronounced lay-tech) is a method of creating documents using plain text, stylized using markup tags, similar to HTML/CSS or Markdown. LaTeX is most commonly used to create documents for academia, such as academic journals. In LaTeX, the author doesn’t stylize the document directly, like in a word processor such as Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer, or Apple Pages; instead they write code in plain text that must be...

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A user's guide to links in the Linux filesystem
Jun22

A user's guide to links in the Linux filesystem

In articles I have written about various aspects of Linux filesystems for Opensource.com, including An introduction to Linux’s EXT4 filesystem; Managing devices in Linux; An introduction to Linux filesystems; and A Linux user’s guide to Logical Vol read...

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