Check your password security with Have I Been Pwned? and pass
Jun24

Check your password security with Have I Been Pwned? and pass

Password security involves a broad set of practices, and not all of them are appropriate or possible for everyone. Therefore, the best strategy is to develop a threat model by thinking through your most significant risks—who and what you are protecting against—then model your security approach on the activities that are most effective against those specific threats. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has a great...

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What are you working on this summer?
Jun24

What are you working on this summer?

Do you have a summer goal? Do longer days allow you to finally carve out time to work on a certain passion project? Will you be spending time AFK (away from keyboard) to enjoy no-code hobbies or volunteer? Are you traveling to any conferences or taking a family vacation? If you’re still looking for inspiration, read what our writers had to say: “Getting some sleep. :-)” —Mike Bursell “Learning...

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Raspberry Pi 4 is here!
Jun24

Raspberry Pi 4 is here!

The latest version of the Raspberry Pi—Raspberry Pi 4—was released today, earlier than anticipated, featuring a new 1.5GHz Arm chip and VideoCore GPU with some brand new additions: dual-HDMI 4K display output; USB3 ports; Gigabit Ethernet; and multiple RAM options up to 4GB. read...

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Cloudflare's random number generator, robotics data visualization, npm token scanning, and more news
Jun22

Cloudflare's random number generator, robotics data visualization, npm token scanning, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Cloudflare’s open source random number generator, more open source robotics data, new npm functionality, and more! read...

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Why this developer wrote a quick and responsive music player
Jun21

Why this developer wrote a quick and responsive music player

I wrote recently that “GogglesMM has been one of my favorite players for quite some time now.” So, when I was thinking about interviewing developers who build and maintain open source music players, Sander Jansen came quickly to mind. read...

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7 infrastructure performance and scaling tools you should be using
Jun21

7 infrastructure performance and scaling tools you should be using

Sysadmins, site reliability engineers (SREs), and cloud operators all too often struggle to feel confident in their infrastructure as it scales up. Also too often, they think the only way to solve their challenges is to write a tool for in-house use. Fortunately, there are options. There are many open source tools available to test an infrastructure’s performance. Here are my favorites. read...

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