Tag: open-source

The Gentle Art of Patch Review

Open source is wicked hard. It’s difficult on a number of levels, most of them social if we’re honest. It’s really difficult to express emotion as text. Whether that be in an email, a Slack channel, a Trac ticket or Github issue. There are times when someone may mean well and it comes across all […]

Posted: July 15, 2015

Sequel Pro 1.0 RC1

This is great news! Sequel Pro has become my absolute go-to for all things MySQL. It’s a very successful open source project and I highly recommend it if you’re not a die hard command line user. Some things of note: the guys at Panic see as much value in Sequel Pro as I do and […]

Posted: January 09, 2013

RequireJS 2.0 draft

RequireJS 2.0 draft · jrburke/requirejs Wiki. I started integrating RequireJS into projects of mine a few months ago and I really think it’s something special. I love the idea of managing payloads to the extent that RequireJS offers, in particular concerning the mobile space. To know that RequireJS is putting this much effort into 2.0 […]

Posted: May 04, 2012

Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense

Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com. If you work with open source software at all, it’s really important to understand both the license of both the software you’re using in addition to the license of the software you’re writing. These details often go overlooked under the umbrella thought […]

Posted: March 14, 2012

Forgotten TODOs: ideas for contributing to open-source projects

Forgotten TODOs: ideas for contributing to open-source projects. What a fantastic, simple, straightforward piece of advice to offer. I’m not sure if you’re making use of TODO’s in your programming but I surely am. I often see them scattered around open source projects and for one reason or another it escapes me as an outright […]

Posted: March 03, 2012

Welcome YSlow Open Source

Welcome YSlow Open Source · YDN Blog. I’m a big fan of open source software, so to see Yahoo! open sourcing a tool like YSlow is awesome. If you’re not familiar, YSlow is: YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages. […]

Posted: February 19, 2012

Typekit and Google Announce Open Source Collaboration

Typekit and Google Announce Open Source Collaboration « The Typekit Blog. I think this is great. Typekit is really making an impact with the service provided, and Google hopping on board is a really great thing for the both of them… and all of us. We’re happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with Google […]

Posted: May 19, 2010

Installing and Running WebKit in Linux Using Qt

Running WebKit in Linux is quite easy now that it has been ported to Qt. This article is a walk through on installing WebKit in Ubuntu Feisty 7.04.

Posted: April 23, 2007

Linux and Web Development Intro

I recently switched to using Linux full time from Windows and here’s my experience so far.

Posted: July 03, 2006