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Posted on 16 February 2018 | 2:26 am
Embedded Programming in the Large -
Electronic DesignEmbedded Programming in the LargeElectronic DesignOne up-and-coming language is Rust, developed by Graydon Hoare. What caught my eye recently was a Slashdot entry entitled “Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him.” I tend to agree with the comment with ...
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 1:01 pm
8 DAYS – Choice Events for the week of
Pasadena Weekly8 DAYS – Choice Events for the week of 02.08–02.15Pasadena WeeklyComics Rachel Mac and Amy Silverberg host the monthly Bitchface Comedy Night featuring comedians Kate Willett, Andrew Newman, Tre Stewart, MK Paulsen and Blair Socci starting at 8 p.m. with live music by White Church followed by comedy at 8:30 p.m. at ...
Posted on 8 February 2018 | 6:07 am
Open Source Software: 20 Years and Counting
DIGIT.FYI (blog)Open Source Software: 20 Years and CountingDIGIT.FYI (blog)Eric S. Raymond, who was involved in the Netscape situation and a figure in the open source movement, wrote “we have a problem with the term 'free software', itself, not the concept.” Adding, “there's now a chance we can make serious gains in the ...
Posted on 8 February 2018 | 2:02 am
Die Grundidee von freier Software: 20 Jahre
CIODie Grundidee von freier Software: 20 Jahre Open Source - cio.deCIOWikipedia, Mozilla, Linux und viele andere offene Projekte sind seit Jahren fester Bestandteil des digitalen Alltags unzähliger Menschen. Vor 20 Jahren zur Gründung der Open Source Initiative mussten die Aktivisten aber noch gegen massive Vorbehalte ...and more »
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 10:13 am
For open source legend Eric S. Raymond,
Eric S. Raymond
It took a while for Eric S. Raymond, one of the founding fathers of the open source movement, to prioritize the end user. But now that he has, he wants you to know how easy it can be. “Watch the users use your product,” he said, in his rather sweet tone.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:36 pm
Snappy by Appy Pie is a fantastic app
Yes, this is where things start to become an issue but thankfully for us Appy Pie has come to the rescue (I don’t apologize for the cliche statement…) Launched in 2013, Appy Pie took a completely different approach when it came to coding by offering ...
Posted on 17 June 2015 | 1:08 am
In a Swift move, open source & Linux
Yes, he did say Linux. It’s exciting to see the words Linux and Open ... Equipping the developer community with what it needs is the right way to go." When I asked Eric S Raymond, the author of The Cathedral and the Bazaar and renowned open source ...
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 4:06 am
The Zen Pagan: What Does It Mean For the
This one is long — crazy long — so I’m putting some housekeeping at the top before I lose you, dear reader. My deep thanks to departing Patheos Pagan managing editor Christine Hoff Kraemer for bringing me on board, and congratulations to Jason Mankey ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 1:03 am
Opinion: TrueCrypt and the Myth of
Raymond coined a phrase that he called Linus's Law: "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." So goes the standard argument in favor of open source – that more "eyeballs" make for better quality control and better security. It has become the ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:35 am