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How to live demo a web app with lousy internet

1 hour 25 min ago
Live demos are the bane of professional speakers everywhere. Even the most well-prepared live demo can go wrong for unforeseeable reasons. This is a bad thing to happen while you're on stage in front of 300 people. Live demos of remote web apps are so fraught with peril that most people find other ways of presenting them. Screenshots can never fail, and local sandboxes won't fail on overloaded conference internet connections. But what if we can't set up a local sandbox in time for our talk? What if our database is huge and complex?read more

<code>systemd</code>'oh! DNS lib underscore bug bites everyone's favorite init tool, blanks Netflix

3 hours 19 min ago
Repeat after me: _ is allowed in domain namesA few Penguinistas spent a weekend working out why they can't get through to Netflix from their Linux machines, because when they tried, their DNS lookups failed.…

Fundamentals of processes management on Linux

5 hours 14 min ago
One of the core activities of a system administrator is that of monitoring and interacting with the processes running on a machine. In this tutorial you will be introduced to the use of some fundamental tools that will help you accomplish that vital task.

Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 5 Ethical Hacking Distro Debuts with Linux Kernel 4.8

7 hours 8 min ago
The development team behind the Ubuntu-based BackBox Linux ethical hacking distribution designed for security evaluations and penetration testing tasks announced the release of BackBox Linux 5.

Zero-Day Exploit Surfaces that May Affect Millions of IoT Users

9 hours 2 min ago
Millions of IoT devices relying on widely used third-party toolkit gSOAP could face a zero-day attack, security firm Senrio disclosed Tuesday, which dubbed the vulnerability Devil's Ivy.

Firefox Focus Passes One Million Downloads Mark on Android, Gets New Features

10 hours 57 min ago
Firefox Focus launched on Google's Android mobile platform only a month ago, and it looks like it already passed the one million downloads mark, so Mozilla wants to celebrate this milestone by launching three new user-requested features.

Debian 9.1 (Stretch) Brings Security Fixes For Anonymous Connections Over Tor And Drupal 7 CMS & Apache 2 Fixes

Sun, 2017-07-23 23:53
Debian development team has announced the first maintenance release Debian 9.1 (Stretch). It brought several bug fixes and security updates for various packages. Download links for ISO images will be available soon.

Akademy 2017 -- Day 1

Sun, 2017-07-23 20:57
During the first day at the Akademy, everything went according to plan and nearly everything was on time. Kudos to the organisers.The weather was balmy at the beginning of the day and, although Aleix Pol said it was not hotter than a hot day in Barcelona, many of the Scandinavian and Scottish attendees were visibly wilting under the sun. Fortunately for them, the venue is equipped with air-conditioning...

Web Workshops react.js -- Basic Demo with react.js

Sun, 2017-07-23 19:03
According to their authors React JS was built with a main objective: That the construction and maintenance of large applications with data that change over time, be as simple as possible .React JS is a Javascript library whose main focus is on user interface (view) management. React JS will automatically manage UI updates when it detects changes to the internal data that each component of the view will have. When the data changes, React JS updates only those parts that have changed , is almost magical and very good for application performance, does not need to map, or make changes throughout the DOM unnecessarily.

GNOME Tweak Tool Renamed to GNOME Tweaks, Will Learn New Tweaks for GNOME 3.26

Sun, 2017-07-23 17:08
The widely-used GNOME Tweak Tool utility that GNOME users can't live without was renamed the other day to GNOME Tweaks as part of a minor update towards version 3.26 for the upcoming GNOME 3.26 desktop environment.

Industry Experts from Yelp, IBM, Netflix, and More Will Speak at MesosCon in Los Angeles

Sun, 2017-07-23 15:14
Conference highlights for MesosCon North America -- taking place Sept. 13-15 in Los Angeles, CA -- include real-world experiences and insight from companies deploying Mesos in the datacenter. This annual conference brings together users and developers to share and learn about the Mesos project and its growing ecosystem. The conference features two days of sessions focused on the Apache Mesos Core and related technologies, as well as a one-day hackathon.  

Containers consolidation: Open Container Initiative 1.0 released

Sun, 2017-07-23 13:20
With Open Container Initiative 1.0, container runtime and image specs have been standardized.

GoDaddy Terminates its OpenStack Cloud Server Business

Sun, 2017-07-23 11:25
Hosting vendor GoDaddy first debutedi ts own OpenStack powered cloud service in March 2016, with high hopes of success. Those hope have been dashed, as GoDaddy sent out notices to its customers this week advising them that the service will be shut down.

Wine 2.13 Has Improvements for Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher 3, and Eve Online

Sun, 2017-07-23 09:31
The Wine development team announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Wine 2.13 development release, which brings some new features and improves support for various Windows apps and games.

Facebook Messenger CLI Chat Via Linux Terminal

Sun, 2017-07-23 07:37
Today I present an amazing terminal software call “FB Messenger CLI”. This helps us to read, write and send our messages through terminal! Now you can even socialize when messing with root or destroying your PC.

Does your software development team use scrum?

Sun, 2017-07-23 05:42
To scale successfully, every software development team needs to have a plan in place to plan and manage their work, and open source is no different.For many software teams, a scrum methodology is the framework they use for project management. Scrum is all about making development agile while keeping work sprints on a regular, fixed cadence so that features and bug fixes get built, tested, and deployed on a regular basis.read more

Full-sized Arduino Uno clone adds Grove expansion, shrinks price to $7

Sun, 2017-07-23 03:48
Seeed Studio’s $7 “Seeeduino V4.2” board is a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a micro-USB host port, Uno-style expansion headers, and 3x Grove interfaces. Arduino Pico We’ve encounted several tiny, low-cost Arduino clones over the past couple of years including the $10 BeanDuino (20 x 11mm), $14 Arduino Pico (15 x 15mm), and $18 µduino […]

Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

Sun, 2017-07-23 01:53
Just learn them all and stop worrying about the popularity contestAmong developers, Python is the most popular programming language, followed by C, Java, C++, and JavaScript; among employers, Java is the most sought after, followed by C, Python, C++, and JavaScript.…

How to use Libraries.io data from millions of open source projects

Sat, 2017-07-22 23:59
What if we applied the techniques Google applied to index the internet back in 1998 to the world of open source software? That's exactly the thought Andrew Nesbitt had in 2014 which lead to the creation of Libraries.io, an open source project for indexing other open source projects. This month Libraries.io released metadata on over 25 million open source projects.read more

Lucasfilm goes open source, DIY lab equipment, and more news

Sat, 2017-07-22 22:05
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Lucasfilm's MaterialX Library, the CatBoost machine learning library, DIY laboratory equipment, and more.Open source news roundup for July 9-21, 2017read more

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