ITworld Open Source http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/46/all en 12 oddball odes to open-source http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162399/12-oddball-odes-open-source-432678 <!--paging_filter--><p>Hey, I just met you / and this is crazy / but here's my pub key / so msg me maybe</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162399/12-oddball-odes-open-source-432678" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Source Software Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:00 +0000 kgerich 432678 at http://www.itworld.com Does Microsoft really love open source? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432614/does-microsoft-really-love-open-source What&#039;s motivating the company to abandon its &#039;proprietary-only&#039; roots?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432614/does-microsoft-really-love-open-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432614/does-microsoft-really-love-open-source#comments Open Source Software Analysis Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:23:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 432614 at http://www.itworld.com Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432445/linux-foundation-offer-new-certification-it-workers Online test grants LFCS and LFCE certifications.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432445/linux-foundation-offer-new-certification-it-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432445/linux-foundation-offer-new-certification-it-workers#comments Career IT Management Open Source Operating Systems Software News certifications Linux Foundation Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:02:08 +0000 IDGNS staff 432445 at http://www.itworld.com Why do so many Linux users hate Oracle? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432434/why-do-so-many-linux-users-hate-oracle Why is Oracle hated by so many Linux users? Plus: The city of Munich may not be dumping Linux after all, and how to encrypt your email in Linux. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432434/why-do-so-many-linux-users-hate-oracle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432434/why-do-so-many-linux-users-hate-oracle#comments Open Source News Linux open source Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:33:44 +0000 jimlynch 432434 at http://www.itworld.com Is it time to automate your home with Linux? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432272/automate-your-home-with-linux Check out twelve Linux-based home automation systems for less than $300. Plus: What do Linux users love about systemd? And LinuxCon and CloudOpen start tomorrow. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432272/automate-your-home-with-linux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432272/automate-your-home-with-linux#comments Open Source News Linux Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:03:48 +0000 jimlynch 432272 at http://www.itworld.com MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database http://www.itworld.com/software/432161/mongodb-adds-support-option-community-edition-its-nosql-database IT shops that want professional support for MongoDB without paying for the enterprise edition of the company&#039;s increasingly popular NoSQL database now have an option from MongoDB itself.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/432161/mongodb-adds-support-option-community-edition-its-nosql-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/432161/mongodb-adds-support-option-community-edition-its-nosql-database#comments IT Management Open Source Software News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:33:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 432161 at http://www.itworld.com The most in-demand (and valuable) programming languages http://www.itworld.com/big-data/432108/most-demand-and-valuable-programming-languages A new study reveals that Java developers make the most while JavaScript programmers are the most wanted<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/432108/most-demand-and-valuable-programming-languages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/432108/most-demand-and-valuable-programming-languages#comments Big Data Business Career Cloud Computing Development Enterprise Software Internet IT Management On-demand Software Open Source Software News C# career Clojure Haskell java JavaScript jobs Lisp Fortran Objective-C programming programming languages Ruby Ruby on Rails software VBA Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 432108 at http://www.itworld.com Kill switches might let the government brick your smartphone http://www.itworld.com/open-source/432106/kill-switches-might-let-government-brick-your-smartphone Kill switches might let the government brick your smartphone. 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Plus: A beginner&#039;s guide to Linux, and useful command line tools for Linux system administrators. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/431814/does-linux-need-change-attract-more-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/431814/does-linux-need-change-attract-more-users#comments Open Source News Linux open source Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:05:46 +0000 jimlynch 431814 at http://www.itworld.com Six secrets that might encourage Windows users to try Linux http://www.itworld.com/open-source/431641/six-secrets-might-encourage-windows-users-try-linux Here are six secrets that can help encourage Windows users to try Linux. 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