Tag: open source

How I built a spreadsheet app with Python to make data science easier

Today I’m open sourcing “Grid studio”, a web-based spreadsheet application with full integration of the Python programming language. About a year ago I started tinkering with the idea of building the data science IDE that

How To Set Up a Network Bridge for LXD Containers

Most of our web applications run in LXD containers. Not without reason LXD is one of the most important features of Ubuntu Server for me. There are many ways to access a web application in

How to set up your local projects to contribute to Laravel (or any PHP library) : a practical guide

Let’s imagine this scenario: You are working on a Laravel application, and you found a bug either in the framework itself or in one of the third party libraries you are using. You edit the

‘Software is meant to be free.’ A Brief History of Open Source

The term “Open Source”, although popular now?—?has only been defined as an actual term since it’s inception in the late 70’s and early 80’s. The open source software movement came from a widespread revolution, completely

DevOps101?—?First Steps on Terraform: Terraform + OpenStack + Ansible

In DevOps101?—?Infrastructure as Code With Vagrant (LAMP Stack), I’ve introduced the Agile DevOps movement. It aims to automate work and allow you to launch faster. If you are planning to start a business or side-project,

Learn what any Github user sees when they visit Github

Have you ever wanted to know how a particular user of Github sees his timeline? Who does he follow, and what are the projects that he is starring? You can find out the answers to

Let’s Get Away From Slime Sourcing

Slime sourcing: it’s to the letter of libre licenses, but it’s certainly not to the spirit. Let’s talk about a trend in free and open source software that makes me uncomfortable. Luis Daniel Carbia Cabeza, cc-by

Everything You Didn’t Know About the Handshake Naming System?—?How this Blockchain Project Will…

Covenants The Handshake blockchain does more than keep the history of domain name ownership; it implements an auction system in-protocol and on-chain, by way of prescribed “smart contracts”, called covenants, which were first described by

Part 4: Cataloging — How To Install and Set Up Koha For Schools | Open School Solutions

After a long break, we continue today with the series “How to install and set up Koha for schools”. After the system has been installed, the bibliographic framework has been set up and basic settings


What I learned from 6 months contributing to open source

It’s been 6 months since I’ve been contributing with a pseudonymous account to several open source projects, it started with me fixing some typos, but right now I contribute about 20 hours a week to

Solo: the first, open source, security key supporting FIDO2.

I’m excited to unveil the first open source security key supporting FIDO2: Solo. Solo is the successor of the open source U2F Zero. Conor, Haden and I have been working on this project for the

What you should know before working in Cybersecurity in the Military.

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Heard you are working in the weapon industry now ? How is sleeping at night going for you? This sentence was addressed to me a few years ago by a friend’s dad

Being a Good Open Source Community Member: Why we hesitated on MySQL 5.7

The open source community is great, largely because it is powered by the passion of its members. Much of that passion is rooted in Doing What’s Right™*, but often there are lengthy discussions about what