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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

What Is DNF Package Manager And How To Use It

Sat, 2017-07-22 20:10
?A package file is an archive which contains the binaries and other resources that make software and the pre and post installation scripts. They also provide the information regarding dependencies and other packages required for the installation and running of the software.

Ubuntu 17.10: Back to a GNOME Future

Sat, 2017-07-22 18:16
It would have been impossible to avoid hearing that Canonical has decided to shift their flagship product away from their in-house Unity desktop back to an old friend: GNOME. You may remember that desktop — the one that so many abandoned after the shift from 2.x to 3.x.

KDE Applications 17.08 Software Suite Enters Beta, Will Launch on August 17

Sat, 2017-07-22 16:22
One week passed since the dependency freeze stage took place for the upcoming KDE Applications 17.08 software suite, which means that today we can download and test drive the Beta milestone.

This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More

Sat, 2017-07-22 14:27
This week in Linux and open source headlines, ONAP leads the way in the automation trend, Mozilla launches new, open source speech recognition project, and more! Get up to speed with the handy Linux.com weekly digest!

How to Create an Anonymous Bootable Tails USB

Sat, 2017-07-22 12:33
Tails is an excellent option for an anonymous operating system. Learn how to make your own bootable Tails USB to turn any PC into an anonymous one.

Learn Linux, 101: Localisation and internationalisation

Sat, 2017-07-22 10:39
Learn how to use locale and time zone settings to put your Linux system in the right time and place. You can use the material in this tutorial to study for the LPI 102 exam for Linux system administrator certification or to learn for fun.

What’s New in Fedora 26 Workstation

Sat, 2017-07-22 08:44
Fedora 26 Workstation is the latest version of Fedora’s desktop-focused edition provides new tools and features for general users as well as developers. This release features the new GNOME 3.24 desktop environment, which includes a host of updated functionality including Night Light, an application that subtly changes screen color based on time of day to reduce effect on sleep patterns, The Weather information is now included in the notification area.

How to Monitor Nginx using Netdata on Ubuntu 16.04

Sat, 2017-07-22 06:50
Netdata is an open source monitoring tool for Linux servers. In this tutorial, I will show you how to monitor Nginx using Netdata. The tutorial will cover the Nginx web server installation, enable the 'stub_status' module in Nginx and the Netdata installation on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus.