"Developers" tag
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FOSS Skills that will Get You Hired This Year

The FOSS appeal seems to be growing. Industry pundits reveal that open source skills can be a great differentiator for aspiring tech candidates in 2014. The sluggish economy and the high number of…

Poll Results: Common Myths about Software Developers

Welcome back to the poll results where we let our readers know which way the votes went, on the hottest topics in the open source domain. Few days back, we asked our readers,…

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Make Your Android Smartphone Work For You!

In recent years, there has been phenomenal growth in the use of smartphones. With the increasing popularity of the Android platform, the open source community has been taking a special interest in the…

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Carry Out Data Mining and Machine Learning with WEKA

WEKA is a collection of visualisaton tools and algorithms for data analysis and predictive modelling. It is very popular among users and developers as can be seen by the large number of downloads….

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An Introduction to Bitcoin: The Open Source Cryptographic Currency

Bitcoin is the new ‘virtual currency’ that has aroused the interest of millions of people, financial and banking institutions, and government agencies. As it is relatively new, much is not known about it….

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…

Jumpstart Linux Kernel Module Programming

Here’s an introduction to the Linux kernel module, along with an explanation on how to write a simple pluggable module to the Linux kernel and load the module into the existing kernel. The…

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Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed. With features like Hybrid UI, Pie Controls and the…

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Programming Can Be Fun with Hy

Hy is an exciting new language that has surfaced just recently. Essentially, it is what Clojure is for Java-a Lisp implementation that has a very tight relationship with the host language, which is…

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