Open source software

GitHub: Here are the biggest open source project trends we’ll see in 2018 – TechRepublic

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/github-here-are-the-biggest-open-source-project-trends-well-see-in-2018/ Cross-platform development, new skills, and deep learning communities are seeing the most growth on GitHub. Developers are also heading to the site to look at deep learning projects as artificial intelligence continues to grow.

Open Source 20 Years: 6 pivotal moments in open source history

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/pivotal-moments-history-open-source Here’s how open source developed from a printer jam solution at MIT to a major development model in the tech industry today. NDAs and proprietary software licenses became the norms, and the best programmers were hired from universities to private projects. As a reaction to this, Stallman resolved that he would create a complete

Arduino and Unity3D Interactive Experience – Arduino Project Hub

https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub/relativty/wrmhl-arduino-and-unity3d-interactive-experience-cc18b3?ref=platform&ref_id=424_recent___&offset=3 This looks like an interesting project to connect any Arduino interface to Unity3D.  In transmitting data from Arduino to Unity3D, usually the main issue is INSANE LATENCY. With wmrhl you should be able to connect any Arduino interface to Unity3D, and it’s completely open source at https://github.com/relativty/wrmhl

6 open source home automation tools | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/life/17/12/home-automation-tools?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY  The Internet of Things isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a reality that’s expanded rapidly since we last published a review article on home automation tools in 2016. In 2017, 26.5% of U.S. households already had some type of smart home technology in use; within five years that percentage is expected to double.  While connected devices often contain proprietary components, a

Diving Deep into Wild & Wacky Open Source Licenses

https://blog.blackducksoftware.com/open-source-licenses-interesting?utm_campaign=Black%20Duck%20Blog&utm_content=62682051&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook Copyleft terms seemed pretty strange to many seasoned attorneys familiar with commercial software licenses when they first encountered the GPL, but it is far from the weirdest license out there. There is a long, long tail of over 2700 licenses in the Black Duck KnowledgeBase — many of which are one-offs. Several unusual licenses flout the concept

The Amazing $1 Microcontroller – Jay Carlson

https://jaycarlson.net/microcontrollers/ In 2017, we saw several new MCUs hit the market, as well as general trends continuing in the industry: the migration to open-source, cross-platform development environments and toolchains; new code-generator tools that integrate seamlessly (or not so seamlessly…) into IDEs; and, most notably, the continued invasion of ARM Cortex-M0+ parts into the 8-bit space.