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A Peek Into Open Source Verilog Simulator

Verilog, a hardware description language, is used to model electronic systems, and to design and verify digital circuitry at the register-transfer level of abstraction. It can also be used to verify analogue circuits…

A Peek Into Storage Solutions

Open source storage is similar to all other commercial storage products and can fulfill business needs like building Storage Area Network or Network-Attached Storage, file synchronisation and array clustering. We can develop and…

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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…

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“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

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Building an Embedded System Based on the Initial RAM Disk

Here’s a rough tutorial on writing an embedded Linux based system, using an initial RAM disk. The initial RAM disk (initrd) is a tool for loading a temporary root file system into 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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Tapping New Talent in the FOSS Domain!

Industry experts share their views on what’s holding back raw IT talent from exploring the world of FOSS and what could be done to attract it. Businesses in India are waking up to…

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…

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