Lara Baldwin

Lara Baldwin

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The 6 Best Open Source Web Servers

It’s been a long journey since the first web server was released back in 1991. For quite a long time, Apache was the only mention-worthy webserver. Over time, however, other open-source web servers have gained traction.In this guide, we look at some of the best opensource web servers.

  1. Apache HTTP Server
  2. Nginx Web Server
  3. Lighttpd Web Server
  4. Apache Tomcat
  5. Caddy Web Server
  6. NodeJS

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Tyrique  Littel

Tyrique Littel

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An Open-Source Book About the Open Source World

Open source today is a word that often include a lot of things, such as open knowledge (Wikimedia projects), open hardware (Arduino, Raspberry Pi), open formats (ODT/ODS/ODP) and so on.

It is a world of opportunities that can be difficult for newcomers but also for intermediates. This article will help you discover how to approach specific roles, activities or projects/communities in the best way.

Everything Started with “Coaching for OpenSource Communities 2.0”

I decided to write a book in my personal style about my experience in the last 7 to 8 years in open source. I was surprised when I reached 100 pages about various different topics.

My idea was to write something that I would like to read, so nothing that is boring or complicated, but full of real facts.

The second goal was to include my experience but also my philosophy on contributing and how I contribute daily.

Thirdly, I wanted to give a lot of hints and resources and an overall view of this open source world.

Basically, I wanted to write something different from self-help or coaching books that includes just a list of suggestions and best practices. Instead, I take real examples from real life about the OSS world.

As a contributor and developer, I prefer to have real cases to study, because best practices are useful, but we need to learn from others and this world is full of good and bad cases to discover.

In 2019, I started writing a book after Fosdem 2019 and after 2 years inside the Mozilla Reps Council. In that Fosdem edition, I had a talk “Coaching for Open Source Communities 2.0” and after the feedback at the conference and my thoughts in various roles, activities, and projects, it was time to write something.

At the end it wasn’t a manual but a book that included my experience, learnings, best practices and so on in Localization, Development, Project Maintainer, Sysadmin, Community Management, Mentor, Speaker and so on. It contains the following sections:

  • Biography - This choice isn’t for self promotion but just to understand my point of view and my story that can be inspiring for others
  • Philosophy - Not the usual description of Open Source or the 4 freedoms, but just what Open Source means and how you can help
  • How to live inside the Open Source - A discovery about communications and tools, understanding the various kind of people and the best way to talk with your community
  • How to choose a project - Starting with some questions to yourself and how to involve more people in your project
  • The activity - Open Source is based on tasks that can be divided in 2 levels: Support, Testing, Marketing, Development etc
  • How to use your time - We are busy, we have a life, a job and a family but Open Source can be time-consuming
  • Why document is important - How writing documentation can be healthy for your community and the project’s future and brand

There are also three appendices that are manuals which I wrote throughout the years and gathered and improved for this book. They are about: community management, public speaking, and mentoring.

The book ends with my point of view about the future and what we have to do to change opinions about those topics.

I wrote this book and published in October 2019, but it was only possible with the help of reviews and localizers that improved and contributed. Yes, because this book is open source and free for everyone.

I picked the GPL license because this license changed the world and my life in the best way. Using this license is just a tribute. This decision usually is not clear because after all this is a book and there are better licenses like Creative Commons.

#open-source #contributing-to-open-source #programming #software-development #development #coding #books #open-source-software

Ray  Patel

Ray Patel

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Top 8 Java Open Source Projects You Should Get Your Hands-on [2021]

Learning about Java is no easy feat. It’s a prevalent and in-demand programming language with applications in numerous sectors. We all know that if you want to learn a new skill, the best way to do so is through using it. That’s why we recommend working on projects.

So if you’re a Java student, then you’ve come to the right place as this article will help you learn about the most popular Java open source projects. This way, you’d have a firm grasp of industry trends and the programming language’s applications.

However, before we discuss its various projects, it’s crucial to examine the place where you can get those projects – GitHub. Let’s begin.

#full stack development #java open source projects #java projects #open source projects #top 8 java open source projects #java open source projects

Houston  Sipes

Houston Sipes

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Did Google Open Sourcing Kubernetes Backfired?

Over the last few years, Kubernetes have become the de-facto standard for container orchestration and has also won the race against Docker for being the most loved platforms among developers. Released in 2014, Kubernetes has come a long way with currently being used across the entire cloudscape platforms. In fact, recent reports state that out of 109 tools to manage containers, 89% of them are leveraging Kubernetes versions.

Although inspired by Borg, Kubernetes, is an open-source project by Google, and has been donated to a vendor-neutral firm — The Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This could be attributed to Google’s vision of creating a platform that can be used by every firm of the world, including the large tech companies and can host multiple cloud platforms and data centres. The entire reason for handing over the control to CNCF is to develop the platform in the best interest of its users without vendor lock-in.

#opinions #google open source #google open source tools #google opening kubernetes #kubernetes #kubernetes platform #kubernetes tools #open source kubernetes backfired

Sunny Joshi

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Best Web Development Institute in Delhi - Online Course

If you want to pursue a career in Web Development, then you must opt for a Web Development course in Delhi. The Best Web Development Institute in Delhi is offered by Web Development colleges or institutions. They are designed to give you the necessary training to start a Web Development company or a web design business. These courses are generally provided by Techstack and other institutes in Delhi like APTRON, ADMEC, Next G Education etc. contact them and get the best online training in India. These institutes offer the basic courses with advanced level of courses.

Their courses help you learn Web Development and web marketing. The Best Web Development Institute in Delhi will enable you to understand the basic requirements of web design and Web Development. You can also enhance your web design skills through these Web Development courses in Delhi. The Web Development training in Delhi from an experienced Web Development institute in India will teach you Web Development principles and methods through their live projects. This course in Delhi from an institute of good repute has a host of practical, theoretical and educational lessons which can be followed closely. These Web Development training institutes in Delhi can be followed up with classroom learning.

Best Web Development Institute in Delhi:

The institute, which you select for training in Delhi can decide the schedule of classes. Some Web Designing institutes provide you with the opportunity of choosing a particular institute for online training also. In this case, you would be able to find Web Development courses in Delhi conducted by that institute. The course work of these institutes is generally taught in a classroom setting. Most of these institutes conduct both classroom sessions and web-based courses.

You can take Web Development training in Delhi from an institute which offers you real world-class online training. The Techstack Academy conducts its Web Development training in a traditional manner. Students can create their own applications using the modern lab environment provided at the best institute. Many institutes conduct their web-based online course in a modern lab setup. They have a number of modern labs where students can interact with their teachers and fellow students of the same institute. This interaction helps the students identify and grasp concepts in an easy manner.

In the Web Development training in Delhi from an institute of good repute, students can choose between Web Development with live projects, web design and Web Development with prototypes with manual coding. The students can choose the best course for them depending on their goals and preferences.

Also Read: Web Development Course in Delhi (#1 Best Training Institute)

With regard to Web Development training in Delhi, the first step that the students have to take is to register themselves at the Best Web Development Institute in Delhi of their choice. Once they are registered, they can choose the course of their choice. Some of these training centers offer intensive training while some do not offer any specialised training and hence students can easily find an online training institute in Delhi NCR also that suits their needs.

In order to get a web designing course in Delhi, one has to follow certain rules. First of all, the students need to contact the Web Development training centre in Delhi and register themselves for the course. The Best Web Development Institute in Delhi may conduct an interview process or conduct a web-course interview. The institute needs to understand the skills that the student possesses. Students can look forward to a bright career in web designing courses in Delhi as they can secure a number of jobs after completing their courses.

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Edison  Stark

Edison Stark

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Hacktoberfest 2020: Let’s Get Hacking

It’s October and we’re calling all programmers, designers, content writers and open-source contributors to join Hacktoberfest 2020. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to open-source or try your hand at something new.

For those who are new to programming or open-source, you may be wondering what is open-source or Hacktoberfest.

_Open source_refers to source code that is publicly accessible and allows anyone to inspect, modify, or learn from it. Open source projects encourage collaboration and the freedom to use the software for any purpose you wish._Hacktoberfest_is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean and is open to everyonein our global community.

Seven years ago, Hacktoberfest kick-started the celebration along with 676 excited participants contributing to open source projects and earning a limited-edition T-shirt. Now, hundreds of thousands of developers participate in Hacktoberfest from 150 countries.

If you want to contribute to open-source projects, but don’t know where to start, then Hacktoberfest is the perfect opportunity for you.

Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software sponsored by Digital Ocean, Intel, and DEV.

The goal of the event is to encourage participation in the open-source community all across the globe. The challenge is quite simple: open four high-quality pull requests in October on any open source project to get some swag.

Swag you say?

If you complete valid 4prs, you stand to get a T-shirt, some stickers and a cup coaster (I got one last year, I’m not sure if they’ll be doing it this year also).

They also introduced the option to plant a tree instead of receiving a T-shirt as a reward to reduce the environmental impact.

#hacktoberfest #github #git #open-source #opensource #contributing-to-open-source #open-source-contribution #first-open-source-contribution