Open source software

How open film project Cosmos Laundromat made Blender better

https://opensource.com/life/15/9/how-open-film-project-cosmos-laundromat-made-blender-better?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY At the beginning of August—the 10th, to be exact—the Blender Institute released Cosmos Laundromat: First Cycle, its seventh open project (and sixth open movie). Cosmos Laundromat is a 10-minute short film animation for grown-ups. It’s also the Blender Institute’s most ambitious project to date, serving as a pilot for the first fully free and open animated feature film. The

How to launch a community project on GitHub | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/business/16/6/10-tips-new-github-projects?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY GitHub has become a fairly central part of many open source projects. Although many people focus on the code-hosting aspect of GitHub, the platform also includes comprehensive features for issue management, code review, and integration with many other tools and platforms. For new open source projects, however, getting started and ensuring that GitHub repos are

The top 7 Linux IoT projects | Network World

http://www.networkworld.com/article/3200272/internet-of-things/the-top-7-linux-iot-projects.html It’s a Linux world, and the rest of computing is just living in it. IoT is no exception. The Linux Foundation lists these seven projects as the key players in the march of connected open-source systems. This article is a quick rundown on them.

A 10-step guide to creating an email client with Webix framework

https://opensource.com/article/17/5/10-step-guide-webix-framework?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Free Webix framework is a JavaScript and HTML5 framework for developing cross-platform, data-rich web applications with responsive user interfaces. The library is fast, lightweight, and easy to learn. Integration with AngularJS, Vue.js, and jQuery may be pretty handy. Based on this article Webix looks interesting.

Getting started with open source robotics | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/life/16/4/open-source-robotics-projects?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Robots are playing an increasing role in our world, and while we perhaps haven’t reached the utopian future with robotic housekeepers imagined for us in the Jetsons, robotics are making advances in many fields. Now, with the advances of self driving cars, drones, and other transport technologies, the line between what is a robot

11 wisdoms from half a life in open source

https://opensource.com/article/17/5/wisdom-half-life-open-source?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY A software engineer at Google working on the Go programming language keynotes at OSCON this year. Fitzpatrick’s keynote at OSCON this year was based on bits of wisdom from half a life in open source. This article highlights the key points fr that keynote – worth to read.

7 myths about open sourcing your company’s software | Opensource.com

https://opensource.com/business/16/6/7-myths-about-open-sourcing-your-companys-software Many companies benefit from open source, and countless companies have opted to open source components of their infrastructure (or even their bread and butter) in an effort to give back. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about what happens when you open up your business’ code and workflows to the public.

Mongoose OS Now Part of Hackster Apps – Hackster’s Blog

https://blog.hackster.io/mongoose-os-now-part-of-hackster-apps-e681bc2d12f6 An open source IoT operating system that looks interesting. Mongoose OS is an open source operating system for the IoT. With Mongoose OS, setup is fairly straightforward and takes just few minutes. Prototyping can be done in JavaScript, and you can use real microcontrollers for your projects (such as ESP8266, ESP32 or TI CC3200),

OBS open source TV studio

I posted a quick note on interesting looking OBS Studio software some time ago.  OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It works on Windows, Mac and Linux. OBS could be described as some kind of combinaton of real time video mixing and video encoding/streaming