Open Source and Linux
Thinking about using open source on an upcoming project? Phillip Ikuvbogie offers up an introduction to the most popular licenses.
After the Equifax breach, some blamed an open source vulnerability. However, as Drupal founder Dries Buytaert notes, it was a vulnerability that Equifax left unpatched.
One of the most successful businesses based off of Linux just turned twenty-five. ZDNet’s Steven Vaughn takes a closer look at SUSE.
Reddit recently announced that it is turning off access to its main source code. John Fingas takes a closer look at the rational and the impact this move will have.
A battle was brewing in the open source community over React. Here’s how Facebook addressed those issues.
Looking for an open source blueprint to follow? Matt Asay explains why LinkedIn is a model for doing open source the right way.
Design & Development
You may think you’re finished, but you’re not. You forgot something. And it’s probably on this list.
A passionate defense of Comic Sans? Oh yeah. This is happening.
Do we need a fundamental change to the way we code? A small group warns of coming trouble if that doesn’t happen.
Here’s a look at how data science is fueling the rise of Python as a programming language.
“There’s just a lot of stuff to learn in web development.” Don’t be scared. You can do it. Jessica Oei offers a nice primer.
Two-factor authentication is an easy way to add another level of security to your website. Here’s a look at the four main types of 2FA in common use by consumer websites.
When a legitimate software distributed by a security company is laced with malware, consumer trust will erode.
It appears that the issues at Equifax are even bigger than initially reported. Bloomberg has a closer look at the details.
The idea of a hacker eavesdropping on all of your company’s internal communications is definitely concerning. Here’s how one hacker was able to use outsourced help desks to make this a reality.
The necessity of HTTPS is well documented. Google will penalize your site if it isn’t HTTPS. So, knowing you need it, what are your best options? This post from JR Ridley breaks it down.
Interesting Technology Posts
Here’s an interesting look at how retirees in RVs are filling Amazon’s seasonal worker needs.
This will have a huge impact on the future of computing. Here’s a closer look.
We are all Bill Gates 🙂
The foundation that administers the .cat domain extension is in some trouble, but in an internet rarity, the story and the domain extension have nothing to do with cats.