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Why Open Source Software is NOT Free

A common misconception among customers, who are not necessarily clued in to the open source philosophy, is about the ‘free’ attribute of open source. Here is how author explains to them what OSS…

Amar Vir

Case Study-“We use open source technologies for agility, flexibility and affordability”

Think of a domain where technology is being used and you will find open source leading from front. We, at Open Source For You, are trying to explore the possibilities of open source…

Case Study- We do the necessary hardening before we use open source technologies: CTO, ING Vyasa Bank

When you have to check the security levels of any technology, the standard is that one should look at its implementations in sensitive sectors like BFSI, Telecom, et al. And most of the…

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BigBlueButton: The Handy Web Conferencing Software

BigBlueButton is open source VoIP conferencing software that enhances regular as well as distance learning. It can also be used to extend the effectiveness of Moodle. BigBlueButton is Voice over IP (VoIP) based…

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Explore LaTeX and Syntax Highlighting with Scilab

This article, the last of a four-part series on Scilab, takes a look at LaTeX and syntax highlighting with Scilab. It is aimed at readers interested in technical computation. Scilab (http://www.scilab.org) is open…

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Laravel 5: What’s New?

Laravel is a free, open source, PHP Web application framework. Laravel v5 was launched in February 2015. This article is about how different it is from the older versions. Earlier this year, PHP…

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An Overview of Apache Cassandra

This article explores Apache Cassandra, an open source distributed database management system that is capable of handling large amounts of data across many servers with high availability and no single point of failure….

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Sugar A Platform on which Kids Enjoy Learning

Sugar is an award winning learning platform for children, which promotes collaborative learning through activities that are conducive to fostering critical thinking. A consequence of the OLPC project, Sugar has been built from…

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Working with Data and Cache Storage in Drupal

Drupal is a popular and widely used content management system (CMS). This article exposes the reader to MySQL database solutions for Drupal, along with others like PostgreSQL and SQLite, and follows up with…

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Interfacing CouchDB with Python

Apache CouchDB is a database that is focused on ease of use. It can be interfaced with the versatile Python programming language, as shown in this tutorial. Apache CouchDB is a popular open…

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