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The Importance of Code Audits in M&A Due Diligence

My company, Spirent Communications, relies on the strength of our software engineering efforts to expand our $500 million performance analysis and network management solutions business. Our products and services, used [...]





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Open Source Wrap Up: LinuxCon, OpenStack Juno & Docker on Windows

Regardless of your opinion on when is the appropriate time to start playing Christmas music, the open source community is already feeling the uplifting vibes of the holiday season.  Everyone [...]





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Ada Lovelace Day: The Past, Present and Future of Women in Tech

In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, we’ve decided to help celebrate the global achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by sharing a comprehensive list of organizations, [...]





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10 Reasons Why You Should Use the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP)

The Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) is a new, government-funded project designed to make software assurance testing tools more easily accessible to all developers, free of charge.   SWAMP is a web [...]





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Open Source Wrap Up: Google’s Physical Web & the Bug in Bugzilla

Yet another open source bug was discovered and quickly patched this week, leaving the security of open source code as a continually trending topic. In other news, Google is seeking [...]





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Shining a Light on the Internet of Everything

One of the most surprising ‘light-bulb’ moments in technology in recent years involves, well, the light bulb.  While the modern light bulb is the product of major advances in materials [...]





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Unlocking Open Source Integration for the Enterprise

The communities behind open source technologies are what push them to be successful and truly innovative. The open invitation for skilled developers to collaborate and bring their ideas to community [...]





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Open Source Weekly Wrap Up: OPNFV & An Open IoT Stack for Java

Business is on the brain of the open source community this week.  Last week exposed us all to yet another security vulnerability with a trendy name.  Once again the security [...]





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The Path To Full-Time Open Source

Two years ago I released Sidekiq Pro, my commercial extension to Sidekiq, as an experiment to see if I could make OSS development financially viable for individual developers. I had no [...]





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How Shellshocked Banks Can Survive the Bash Bug

When news of the Bash (Bourne Again SHell) bug, aptly dubbed Shellshock, broke late last week, system administrators feverishly scrambled to patch this 22-year-old vulnerability. But as the Bash software [...]





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