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Why Developers Contribute to Vendor-Owned Open Source Projects
23 December, 2022
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The Art of Community: Why Developers Contribute to Vendor-Owned Open Source Projects

Open source software (OSS) development is deeply ingrained in the developer culture, representing a distinct and inclusive collaborative ecosystem. In this chapter, we will explore the motivations behind vendor-owned OSS contributions through the lenses of experience, global region, and the use of Stack Overflow. 

OSS projects represent the power of community: collaborative efforts to develop code and software which positively impacts a wider audience than the individuals involved. Vendor-owned OSSprojects, e.g. TensorFlow and Visual Studio Code, combine this sense of community with financial backing from the world’s largest tech companies – a powerful combination of stability and open cooperation.

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open-source game development
30 June, 2021
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Interview: What is it like working on open-source game development?

I had a chance to speak with Liam Arbuckle, the acting CTO of the game/web development studio/collective (100% open-source) called Signal Kinetics. Liam is based in Australia.

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What do developers value in open source?
18 December, 2020
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What do developers value in open source?

Open-source software (OSS) is used by 92% of developers, so what exactly do they value in it? We find that developers value OSS’s ability to supersede any single contributor and live on almost eternally. We highlight some uncertainty around OSS’s future by showing trends from geographic regions and sectors.

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How we made a cool data visualization video using just BigQuery and Flourish
01 July, 2020
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Top Companies Contributing to Open Source

Who are the top companies contributing to open source? This blog post looks at how CodersRank used publicly shared data to answer this question, and how they created a series of data visualization videos.

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Open source
17 June, 2020
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Infographic: Who is behind open-source software?

In our 18th survey wave, we’ve asked developers whether they contribute to open-source software, and if so, why? In this post, we’ll explore who the contributors to open-source software are, their reasons for contributing, and finally what open-source support they expect from companies. Open-source contributors tend to be younger than non-contributors. More than a third […]

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The latest topics developers are reading
03 October, 2019
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What have developers been reading

While novel readers were busy paging through murder mysteries and historical fiction this past spring, developers were checking out data and analytics, Jakarta, cloud-native articles, Kubernetes and open source.

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javascript charting library
30 September, 2016
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Choosing a Javascript charting library in 2016

In this article I aim to help with the above challenge by means of a slightly unconventional approach: In my research I tried to quantify the merits of the most popular libraries, given a series of “developer-friendly” metrics.

Sounds weird and subjective? It is. Read on.

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google announces
21 September, 2016
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Angular team announces final release of version 2.0

In this edition, Angular team announces the release of Android Studio 2.2, Oracle confirms rumours of a Java EE 8 delay and Microsoft has been crowned the new king when it comes to open source contributors.

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Bash in Windows
13 June, 2016
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Using Bash in Windows – today

The soon-to-be-released Windows Subsystem for Linux is a brilliant. Nevertheless, there is no need to wait for Microsoft to make WSL available to everyone. I’ve been using Bash in Windows – in my daily workflow – for the last 5 years and it’s working like a charm. If you want to do the same, read on.

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open source
02 September, 2015
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Developers: builders or explorers?

What do you think about when you hear the word “software developer”? Most people probably imagine a duffy engineer, turning his boss’s requirements into code. A software builder, so to speak.

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