SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Sourcetrail

This week’s open-source project of the week is Sourcetrail, a cross-platform source explorer that helps users get productive on unfamiliar source code.  It uses static analysis on C, C++, Java and Python source code and lets users navigate the collected information within a user interface that interactively combines graph visualization and code display. With the … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gitea

This week’s featured open-source project gives developers “Git with a cup of tea.” Gitea is a self-hosted Git service. “The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest, and most painless way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. Using Go, this can be done with an independent binary distribution across all platforms which … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Titan

Data is becoming more important than ever, and developers are beginning to realize they need better ways to harness and work with data. The problem, however, is that data isn’t handled the same way development is and therefore it can become a time-consuming and complex process.  “The rise of git, docker, and DevOps has created … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Ghost

The open-source blogging CMS with a modern intuitive editor and built-in SEO features just reached version 3.0. Ghost 3.0 integrates publishing<>subscriptions, which allows anyone to build a recurring revenue subscription business. The tool is managed by the not-for-profit Ghost Foundation. The developers of Ghost explained they embrace the JAMstack movement, which prefers to generate a … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Dapr

Microsoft announced the alpha release of its open-source, portable, event-driven runtime called Dapr. The aim is to make it easier for developers to build microservice applications. According to the company, microservices benefits of scalability, loose service coupling and independent deployments come at the expense of increased complexity of distributed systems. In addition, writing an application … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ABAP SDK for IBM Watson

IBM has announced that the ABAP SDK for IBM Watson is now available. The open-source project is designed to allow developers to use IBM Watson Developer Services within SAP environments and directly from Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) code.  “This kit specifically supports developers who want to embed capabilities from IBM Watson directly within their … continue reading

Microsoft reveals foldable Surface devices and new operating system

When Samsung first released its foldable phone model earlier this year, things didn’t go as planned. Users reported that the top layer of the screen, which looked like a screen protector, peeled off easily, damaging the display.  Even after extensive testing by robots, Samsung had failed to test what use would actually look like when … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: DroneAid

This week’s SD Times open-source project of the week is an IBM hackathon winning project that uses visual recognition to detect and count SOS icons on the ground from drone streams overhead to help first responders plot rescue actions.  DroneAid was developed by developer Pedro Cruz after he witnessed Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and … continue reading

Grace Hopper Celebration is more than just a tech conference

Two years ago, Lin Classon was attending a tech conference when she discovered the one perk of gender inequality in the tech industry: empty bathrooms. She took to Twitter, saying “Something serious for 1sec. Every ladies room I’ve been in was near empty. Although I’m grateful for the gender inequality that affords me quiet, empty … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Spacemesh

The SD Times Open Source Project of this week is Spacemesh, a decentralized cryptocurrency that people can buy without using local currency. It is designed to be fairly distributed and run by home desktop PC owners from around the world. “We believe that current methods for coin distribution, such as ICOs, airdrops, participation in mining … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: STL

The Microsoft Visual C++ compiler and libraries (MSVC) team announced this week that it would be releasing its implementation of the C++ Standard Library (STL) into open source.  The project will include all product source code, a CMake build system, and a README for more information.  “Working on the STL in GitHub will allow our … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Ballerina

The open-source programming language Ballerina hit 1.0 generally availability this week. Ballerina is designed for the cloud-era world, enabling developers to easily build for cloud native.  According to the team, Ballerina turns cloud native middleware into a programming language, opening up new opportunities for traditional centralized enterprise service buses.  RELATED CONTENT: Six steps for making … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Token4Hope

This week’s open-source project of the week is Token4Hope, a charity project powered by the DCore blockchain intended to draw transparency and security to charitable contributions.  “When we realized that often charitable donations lack transparency and people would donate substantially more if they knew where exactly their funds go, we decided to propose our version … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Coreboot

This week’s open source project of the week is coreboot (previously LinuxBIOS), an extended firmware platform that is aimed at replacing proprietary firmware (BIOS or UEFI) found in many computers. The coreboot project was started in 1999 in the Advanced Computing Laboratory at Los Alamos National Laboratory by Ron Minnich.  Coreboot leverages NSA’s open-source project … continue reading

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