Navigating the container security ecosystem

1 day 2 hours ago

SJ Technologies partnered with Sonatype for the DevSecOps Community 2018 Survey. The survey was wildly popular, receiving answers from more than 2,000 respondents representing a wide range of industries, development practices, and responsibilities. One-third of respondents (33%) came from the technology industry, and banking and financial services was the second most represented group (15%). 70% of all respondents were using a container registry.


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chrisshort

4 Markdown-powered slide generators

1 day 2 hours ago

Imagine you've been tapped to give a presentation. As you're preparing your talk, you think, "I should whip up a few slides."

Maybe you prefer the simplicity of plain text, or maybe you think software like LibreOffice Writer is overkill for what you need to do. Or perhaps you just want to embrace your inner geek.


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ScottNesbitt

10 tasks for running containers on Atomic Host

1 day 2 hours ago

This article was co-written with Maxim Svistunov.

Unlike a virtual machine, which includes an entire operating system, a container is meant to hold only the software needed to run an application. Therefore, to run a container efficiently and securely, you need an operating system that provides secure container services and acts as a foundation for running containers. One operating system developed for that task is Atomic Host.


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Chris Negus

How to measure the impact of your open source project

1 day 21 hours ago

This article was co-authored by Don Marti, Georg Link, Matt Germonprez, and Sean Goggins.

Conventional metrics of open source projects lack the power to predict their impact. The bad news is, there is no significant correlation between open source activity metrics and project impact. The good news? There are paths forward.


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Vinod Kumar Ahuja

Open source image recognition with Luminoth

1 day 21 hours ago

Computer vision is a way to use artificial intelligence to automate image recognition—that is, to use computers to identify what's in a photograph, video, or another image type. The latest version of Luminoth (v. 0.1), an open source computer vision toolkit built in Python and using Tensorflow and Sonnet, offers several improvements over its predecessor:


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agustin-tryolabs

How to dual-boot Linux and Windows

2 days 2 hours ago

Even though Linux is a great operating system with widespread hardware and software support, the reality is that sometimes you have to use Windows, perhaps due to key apps that won't run under Linux. Thankfully, dual-booting Windows and Linux is very straightforward—and I'll show you how to set it up, with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04, in this article.


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jlacroix

Creating random, secure passwords in Go

2 days 2 hours ago

You can use the random number generator provided by the Go programming language to generate difficult-to-guess passwords comprised of ASCII characters. Although the code presented in this article is easy to read, it's best if you already know the basics of Go to understand it. If you're new to the programming language, take the Tour of Go to learn more, then come back here.


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mtsouk

What's new in OpenStack?

2 days 2 hours ago

The OpenStack global community is gathering together in Vancouver, British Columbia this week to collaborate, learn, and build the future of open source cloud computing.


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Jason Baker

Improve your communication skills: Why developers need details and executives want bullet points

3 days 2 hours ago

Communication is complicated in any organization. But in open organizations, where communication crisscrosses hierarchical boundaries and functional silos all the time, it's even more complicated.

So learning how to communicate with stakeholders sitting in all areas of the organization is exceedingly important. The truth is that you'll need to adapt your approach as you make connections across teams and departments.


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jonobacon

Linux vs. Unix: What's the difference?

4 days 2 hours ago

If you are a software developer in your 20s or 30s, you've grown up in a world dominated by Linux. It has been a significant player in the data center for decades, and while it's hard to find definitive operating system market share reports, Linux's share of data center operating systems could be as high as 70%, with Windows variants carrying nearly all the remaining percentage. Developers using any major public cloud can expect the target system will run Linux.


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estesp

Add subtitles to your web videos with Amara

4 days 2 hours ago

Think of a foreign-language movie or song that you'd like to understand more deeply. Imagine being able to watch the movie at an airport with the sound muted to avoid interference with announcements. Wouldn't a subtitle improve your viewing experience (and your tiring layover)?


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psubhashish

Getting started with regular expressions

1 week ago

Regular expressions can be one of the most powerful tools in your toolbox as a Linux user, system administrator, or even as a programmer. It can also be one of the most daunting things to learn, but it doesn't have to be! While there are an infinite number of ways to write an expression, you don't have to learn every single switch and flag. In this short how-to, I'll show you a few simple ways to use regex that will have you running in no time and share some follow-up resources that will make you a regex master if you want to be.


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