“Documentation is highly valued, frequently overlooked, and a means for establishing inclusive and accessible communities,” the GitHub team notes in their brand-new Open Source Survey. Based on 5,500 responses, the survey reveals that 93% of respondents say “incomplete or outdated documentation is a pervasive problem.” However, only “60% of contributors rarely or never contribute to documentation.”
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During a recent episode of Bad Voltage, each presenter had to name a small Linux utility we were surprised more people didn’t regularly use. Fellow Opensource.com Community Moderator Ben Cotton suggested this topic would be of interest to the Opensource.com community, and I think he’s correct. Thanks for the suggestion, Ben.
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Today’s digital marketers use an ever-increasing amount of software to plan, organize, execute, measure, and report on marketing campaigns.
Marketers often refer to the various software they use as the “marketing stack.” In many cases, that software is proprietary.
There are several very good reasons why marketers should consider building out their marketing stack on open source software. One is that there’s an excellent range of open source software they can choose from; here are three others.
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There has been a lot of talk about zero trust networks lately, but little consensus about what they actually are. Similar to DevOps or software defined networking, that zero trust means something a little different to everyone is becoming clear. That said, there is one thing we can all agree on: The network cannot be trusted.
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Open source software is developed by hobbyists and professionals alike. In fact, 65% of respondents to this year’s GitHub open source survey who make contributions to open source projects do so as part of their job. However, the survey indicates that employers often lack a clear policy on employee contributions. A new project from GitHub aims to increase contributions to open source projects and to educate employers on why it’s important.
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Recently Calibre 3.0 was released which enables users to read books in the browser! Note that Raspbian’s repositories have not yet been updated yet (as of this writing).
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