Quantcast

Open Source Articles

Twitter Releases Clutch.io Code Under Open Source License Twitter Releases Clutch.io Code Under Open Source License

Back in August, Twitter acquired the Clutch.io staff to work with their growth and international teams. Some users were concerned about the fate of Clutch’s tools that enabled many developers to easily create iOS apps. The team said that they …

Google Takes mod_pagespeed Out Of Beta For A Faster Web Google Takes mod_pagespeed Out Of Beta For A Faster Web

Nearly two years ago, Google unveiled mod_pagespeed, an open source Apache module tool for developers to help make the web faster. Today, Google announced that it has left beta status. It has gone through eighteen different releases to get here. …

Source Code Pro: Adobe’s New Fonts For Coders Source Code Pro: Adobe’s New Fonts For Coders
· 1

Adobe announced a lot of new Web development tools today at its Create The Web keynote. The company hopes developers and creators will use its newly Edge tools to push the Web forward. Two of the Edge tools announced today …

The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter

The Linux Foundation is one of the best non-profits you can support. You may use Windows or OS X for your computer, but they wouldn’t be half as good as they are if it weren’t for Linux. In short – …

Twitter Celebrates One Year Of Bootstrap With An Update Twitter Celebrates One Year Of Bootstrap With An Update

Twitter is one of the friendliest companies in regards to the open source movement. They have open sourced much of the software they use to run Twitter on a day-to-day basis with one of the biggest releases being Bootstrap. It’s …

3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm 3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm
· 1

3D printers are about to enter the mainstream. Everybody will be able to afford one from manufacturers like Makerbot and the like. Of course, like with PC enthusiasts, true joy comes from building your own 3D printer. Meet Dane Kouttron, …

Pixar Releases Open SubDiv On An Open Source License Pixar Releases Open SubDiv On An Open Source License
· 3

Most people can probably agree that Pixar is one of the most influential animation studios of all time. Their films have been not only critical and commercial hits, but important to the progression of animation technology as well. The technology …

Ouya Will Run a Version of the XBMC Media Player Ouya Will Run a Version of the XBMC Media Player
· 2

Despite its runaway popularity on Kickstarter, the Ouya console still has a long way to go if it hopes to compete with the likes of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. The major consoles have become more than just machines on which …

Check Out These Photos Of Near-Space Taken By A Raspberry Pi Check Out These Photos Of Near-Space Taken By A Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is one of the coolest computing innovations of the last few years. It’s a simple ARM-powered Linux computer that only costs $25, yet can already do so much. The initial goal was to use the Pi as …

Valve Prepares Steam’d Penguins For Linux Gamers

We brought you word a few months ago that Valve was bringing their popular digital game delivery service, Steam, to Linux. The news came from Michael Larabel, founder of Phoronix, who had been invited to Valve Headquarters to help along …

Google Wave Lives On (In Another Dead Google Project) Google Wave Lives On (In Another Dead Google Project)
· 1

A team of Google engineers in Atlanta has been working on a collaborative code editor called Collide for the past year. Google pulled the plug on the project, and shut down its Atlanta engineering department, but the project will live …

Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013 Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013
· 2

We’ve known since February that Mozilla was working on a mobile OS for smartphones. The non-profit had a goal of creating cheap smartphones that were targeted at markets in developing countries. Those plans are now more concrete as Mozilla has …

Facebook’s Ringmark Goes Completely Open Source Facebook’s Ringmark Goes Completely Open Source

HTML5 and Open Source software are the future. Even if the old guard of software development don’t want to admit, it’s an inevitability. Facebook has helped move us along towards the future of Web and the power of the mobile …

NASA And VA To Host Second Open Source Summit NASA And VA To Host Second Open Source Summit

Last year, NASA, the U.S. State Department and the Veteran Affairs Innovation Initiative held an open source summit to advance the use of open source software in government. They are announcing that registration is now open for the second annual …

What the Next Wave of Online Video Holds What the Next Wave of Online Video Holds

Do you remember when online video first began to take off? In its infancy, it was very simplistic and mostly consisted of marketing promotions. If you fast-forward to today, online video is a completely different story. Now, it is of …

Linux Kernel Version 3.4 Now Available Linux Kernel Version 3.4 Now Available

It’s always strikes me with awe whenever a new version of the Linux kernel is released. The hours of work that developers put into this product is just kind of mind blowing especially when you consider that a lot of …

Goobuntu: When Google Makes Its Own Ubuntu Goobuntu: When Google Makes Its Own Ubuntu
· 1

Before Linux started to invade every facet of our lives while displaying its majesty to the everyday user, it was an operating system that developers swore by. They still do and that’s why Ubuntu and other derivatives are used throughout …

Twitter Details Google Summer Of Code Participation Twitter Details Google Summer Of Code Participation

Google’s Summer of Code program is about to get started and Twitter couldn’t be more stoked. This is the first time that Twitter has joined in the program to mentor students and help them learn more about programming. Google’s Summer …

DuckDuckHack Encourages The Creation Of Instant Answers DuckDuckHack Encourages The Creation Of Instant Answers
· 2

DuckDuckGo has always been, to me at least, one of the unsung heroes of the open source movement. While Google is lapping up all the search traffic with Bing and Yahoo! desperately trying to keep up, DuckDuckGo is just cruising …

Facebook Updates Ringmark, Changes Coming To Coremob Facebook Updates Ringmark, Changes Coming To Coremob

When someone says open source, the first company to pop in your mind is probably not Facebook. That would be a disservice to the company though as they are pushing open source just like the rest of them. The company …

Linux Is Getting Valve’s Steam Platform Soon
· 1

It’s a fun little joke to say that Mac doesn’t get any games, but we know that to be totally untrue. More and more developers are making sure their games can run on OS X ever since Apple switched to …