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  • New releases from Facebook and Google, CPTPP's potential open source impact, and more news June 23, 2018
    In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look new open source from Facebook and Google, the CPTPP's potential to harm open source, open source traffic management, and more. Facebook and Google release more open source Internet juggernauts Facebook and Google built their services with a lot of open source software. […]
  • Take your computer on the go with Portable Apps June 22, 2018
    Portable Apps lets you access all your go-to apps anywhere, anytime—regardless of whether you are using your own computer or not. With more than 400 apps, 980 million downloads, and available in 55 languages, Portable Apps allows you to access your favorites via a USB flash drive, a cloud folder, or just about any portable […]
  • Cheaper textbooks and better access for higher ed students June 22, 2018
    Recently at the Texas Linux Fest, Ross Reedstrom introduced me to OpenStax. I've heard of a lot of open educational resources (OER) but not this particular one. It's certainly a project I'm going to follow now. read more
  • 7 tips for promoting your project and community on Twitter June 22, 2018
    Communicating in open source is about sharing information, engaging, and building community. Here I'll share techniques and best practices for using Twitter to reach your target audience. Whether you are just starting to use Twitter or have been playing around with it and need some new ideas, this article's got you covered. read more
  • Troubleshooting a Buildah script June 21, 2018
    As both a father of teenagers and a software engineer, I spend most of my time dealing with problems. Whether the problem is large or small, many times you can't find the cause of an issue by looking directly at it. Instead, you need to step back and investigate the environment where the situation exists. […]
  • How to connect to a remote desktop from Linux June 21, 2018
    A remote desktop, according to Wikipedia, is "a software or operating system feature that allows a personal computer's desktop environment to be run remotely on one system (usually a PC, but the concept applies equally to a server), while being displayed on a separate client device." read more
  • Balancing transparency and privacy as big data meets HR June 21, 2018
    This is an exciting time for HR—the use of analytics is predictably changing the conversations and the perception around HR as a function. Most organizations are convinced of the role people analytics can play in making HR a strategic partner to the C-suite, thus firmly involved in the agenda of business transformation. While people analytics […]
  • 16 blogs and newsletters to follow for DevOps practitioners June 21, 2018
    Keeping up with trends in the fast-paced world of technology is challenging. I might be dating myself, but I remember a time before there was a difference between front-end and back-end coders. Now, there is so much technology it makes little sense to try to keep up with everything. read more
  • Anatomy of a perfect pull request June 20, 2018
    Writing clean code is just one of many factors you should care about when creating a pull request. Large pull requests cause a big overhead during the code review and can facilitate bugs in the codebase. That's why you need to care about the pull request itself. It should be short, have a clear title […]
  • Getting started with React Native animations June 20, 2018
    React Native animation is a popular topic for workshops and classes, perhaps because many developers find it challenging to work with. While many online blogs and resources focus on the performance aspects of React Native, few take you through the basics. In this article, I will discuss the fundamentals of how to implement React Native […]