Facebook ‘Likes’ Open Source And It’s Not Afraid To Show It
Most recently, Facebook released the source code for its new static analyzer dubbed “Facebook Infer.”
Teaching open source communities about conflict resolution
At OSCON in Portland this year, Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins are combining forces to talk about a topic that is sometimes easily dismissed: conflict resolution. Given the growing need to address conflict in technology, and that even popular projects like the Linux Kernel adopting codes of conduct, it’s no surprise that conferences feature talks on human interaction.
- Firefox 39 released
Mozilla launch Firefox 39, OS X and Linux users get the most new features
After a delay a couple of days ago, Firefox 39 has finally released. With this release OS X and Linux versions of Firefox are playing catch-up to Windows, they finally received support for SafeBrowsing which helps users identify if a download is malware.
Open edX: The open source learning management system for corporations and non-profits
This month marks the third birthday of edX, the online learning platform developed jointly by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In that short time, usage of the edx.org site has exploded. Over 4 million students have taken one of the hundreds of free online courses provided by dozens of prominent universities. Individual courses have had tens of thousands of enrollees in a session.
For the past four years in systemd there's been a Udev accelerometer helper for exposing the device orientation as a property. With the upcoming systemd 222 release, that will change and instead users taking advantage of device orientation information should switch to iio-sensor-proxy 1.0+.