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Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) | Safe or Not?

Tweaklibrary

As the name suggests, Free and Open Source software (FOSS) is a crossover between Free Software and Open-Source Software. To understand all of this in-detail, let’s first understand what is an Open-Source Software? What is an Open-Source Software? The Freedom to Run Program as you wish.

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Why aren’t there more women in open source (and what are you gonna do about it?)

Janet Fouts

I’m a big fan of open source and as a woman who mangles a line of code here and there, I’m constantly amazed when I see how few women there are working in the field. It’s important that women both support open source and re-think the reasons we don’t get more deeply involved in all forms of open source.

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Bluesky App Unlocks Its Doors, Revolutionizing Social Media Experience for Millions

Bill Hartzer

A hallmark feature of Bluesky lies in its status as an open-source platform, where users are not mere spectators but active contributors to its evolution. ” Central to Bluesky’s groundbreaking approach is the AT Protocol, an open-source foundation that serves as the backbone of the Bluesky App.

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Lost in translation: Upleveling Sprout Social’s localization system

Sprout Social

For years, the Sprout engineering team got by with a custom localization solution, since open source solutions were still maturing. React-intl was the most feature-rich and popular open source localization library in the javascript ecosystem and integrated well into our codebase.

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Automating dependency updates with Dependabot

Sprout Social

As part of our Android app, we maintain over 35 dependencies managed by the open source community that provide useful building blocks for our application. Some of these dependencies are required to leverage core Android libraries while others help solve common software challenges without having to write all the code from scratch.

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Top programming Languages In High Demand At Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and other MNCs

BeingOptimist

This programming language has rich library support, automatic garbage collection, improved interaction with other languages, and enhanced GUI support. It also provides users with a ready to use library known as Standard Template Library. It has a huge variety of frameworks and libraries which utilize java under the hood.

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Can Open Source be Helpful to Extend Apple’s Home Automation to More Devices?

Tweaklibrary

Extend Apple’s Home Automation Through Open Sources. Image source: homebridge.io. This is where the Homebridge open source HomeKit extension comes to the rescue that helps other devices to connect with the Home app. Open Source Helps You Extend Apple’s Home Automation.