Overview

Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

Achieving Hundred Per Cent Growth with Open Source!

Making money out of something that is free is not child’s play. But companies like Taashee Linux Services are encouraging examples of organisations that can make money out of open source technology. The…

A Successful Start-up That Chose To Go the Open Source Way

What does it take to get a start-up going? Well, nothing much; just a great idea, a few devoted professionals and, of course, funds. Helical IT Solutions seems to have them all. A…

The Connect Between Cloud Computing and Android Apps

Android, a Linux-based operating system whose code was released by Google under the Apache licence, is used primarily in touchscreen devices. It has a large developer community, which writes apps that expand the…

A List of Developer-friendly Android Libraries

Android, by virtue of being open source, makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists twelve developer-friendly open source libraries. The Android framework has been written to make the…

A Peek Into GNU debugger GDB

This tutorial is aimed towards those who want to learn how to use the GNU debugger GDB in Linux. The tutorial assumes that the reader knows what debugging is, has basic knowledge of…

naptol

FOSS Helps Naaptol Take E-Commerce to New Heights!

Naaptol, a leading virtual home shopping platform, grew phenomenally by placing its bets on open source technology. Adopting the FOSS model not only helped the e-commerce giant cut down on its early investments,…

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

A Peek into Open Source Licences

Open source is the mantra of today’s tech world. While it is being used in that personal computer sitting on your desk, it is also being used in the computing systems in NASA’s…

IPCop 2.0.6: The New Watchdog!

This article describes the various functionalities of a network-based firewall, besides taking readers through the installation and configuration of IPCop 2.0.6, especially from the perspective of a small and medium business. It also…

All published articles are released under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License, unless otherwise noted.
Open Source For You is powered by WordPress, which gladly sits on top of a CentOS-based LEMP stack.

Creative Commons License.