Emoji-Log: A new way to write Git commit messages
Feb18

Emoji-Log: A new way to write Git commit messages

I’m a full-time open source developer—or, as I like to call it, an 🎩 open sourcerer. I’ve been working with open source software for over a decade and built hundreds of open source software applications. read...

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Zowe 1.0 released, Microsoft joins OpenChain, new Raspberry Pi store, and more news
Feb16

Zowe 1.0 released, Microsoft joins OpenChain, new Raspberry Pi store, and more news

In this week’s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the first physical Raspberry Pi store, NVIDIA’s hyper-realistic face generator, Microsoft joining the OpenChain project, and more. read...

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Make websites more readable with a shell script
Feb15

Make websites more readable with a shell script

If you want people to find your website useful, they need to be able to read it. The colors you choose for your text can affect the readability of your site. Unfortunately, a popular trend in web design is to use low-contrast colors when printing text, such as gray text on a white background. Maybe that looks really cool to the web designer, but it is really hard for many of us to read. read...

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Why should you use Rust in WebAssembly?
Feb15

Why should you use Rust in WebAssembly?

WebAssembly (Wasm) is a technology that has the chance to reshape how we build apps for the browser. Not only will it allow us to build whole new classes of web applications, but it will also allow us to make existing apps written in JavaScript even more performant.  In this article about the state of the Rust and Wasm ecosystem, I’ll try to explain why Rust is the language that can unlock the true potential of WebAssembly....

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Ansible for the Windows admin
Feb15

Ansible for the Windows admin

We are searching for a champion, a Windows administrator willing to venture out into the world of Ansible automation. No, you will not need to know Bash scripting or how to navigate your way around a Linux terminal. All you need is the desire all admins share: to complete mundane tasks as quickly as possible. read...

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Why I love free software
Feb14

Why I love free software

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is a charity that supports and promote the use of free software. Their latest income and expense report for 2017, shows that much of their efforts focus on, beyond basic infrastructure costs, public awareness, legal work, and policy work. read...

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