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Groovy — kurz & gut Groovy — kurz & gut
Ebook: $13.99

Java kurz & gut Java kurz & gut
Second Edition
Ebook: $15.99

NFC mit Android und Arduino NFC mit Android und Arduino
Ebook: $32.99

Die elektronische Welt mit Arduino entdecken Die elektronische Welt mit Arduino entdecken
Second Edition
Ebook: $43.99

Hands-On Sencha Touch 2 Hands-On Sencha Touch 2
by Lee Boonstra
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $19.99
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Make: Wearable Electronics Make: Wearable Electronics
by Kate Hartman
Print: $34.99

SVG Essentials SVG Essentials
by J. David Eisenberg, Amelia Bellamy-Royds
Second Edition
Print: $39.99

Sensor Networks Sensor Networks
by Patrick DiJusto, Emily Gertz
Print: $29.99

Getting Started with Arduino Getting Started with Arduino
by Massimo Banzi
Third Edition
Print: $14.99

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Radar Report

Open Source in the Enterprise - Radar Report

Open Source in the Enterprise

An O'Reilly Radar Report

Using open source in the enterprise — the question is no longer "if," but "how?" The low cost, easy access, and expansive license terms of open source are certainly attractive — especially since IT budgets have decreased 3-5% every year, while software costs have increased, and IT staffs have been tasked to create web services and pursue Web 2.0 initiatives. Get the report.

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Online Courses

Certificate Series
Open Source Programming Certificate — The course series targets students who want to acquire the skills needed for programming on any Linux or Unix platform. The Open Source Programming Certificate series is comprised of five courses that span programming skills from intermediate to complex. Students learn the core technical skills necessary for a complete understanding of programming using open source operating systems, languages, libraries and databases. Enroll today!

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Open Source Answers

O'Reilly Answers: Clever Hacks. Creative Ideas. Innovative Solutions.

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Open Source News & Commentary

Four short links: 25 July 2014

July 25, 2014

What is Public? (Anil Dash) — the most cogent and articulate (and least hyperventilated dramaware) rundown of just what the problem is, that you’re ever likely to find. talon — mailgun’s open sourced library for parsing email signatures. Signals from …

Signals from OSCON 2014

July 24, 2014

Experts and advocates from across the open source world assembled in Portland, Ore. this week for OSCON 2014. Below you’ll find a handful of keynotes and interviews from the event that we found particularly notable. How tiny satellites and fresh …

OpenStack creates a structure for managing change without a benevolent dictator

July 24, 2014

When does a software project grow to the point where one must explicitly think about governance? The term “governance” is stiff and gawky, but doing it well can carry a project through many a storm. Over the past couple years, …

Four short links: 23 July 2014

July 23, 2014

Talking to Big Machines (Jon Bruner) — “Selfless machines” coordinate across networks and modify their own operation to improve the output of the entire system. Docker Security — Containers do not contain and Stop assuming that Docker and the Linux …

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Open Source Experts

Federico Lucifredi Federico Lucifredi is the maintainer of the man suite, the primary documentation-delivery tool under Linux, a graduate of Boston College and Harvard University, and a software engineer-turned-manager at the Novell corporation.

Andrew Stellman Andrew Stellman comes from a programming background, and has managed teams of requirements analysts, designers, and developers. He and Jennifer Greene formed Stellman & Greene Consulting in 2003, with a focus on project management, software development, management consulting, and software process improvement.

John Mertic John Mertic is a software engineer at SugarCRM. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Kent State University, has several years of experience with PHP web applications. An avid writer, he has been published in php|architect, IBM Developerworks, and in the Apple Developer Connector. He has also contributed to…

Gerald Carter Gerald Carter currently works for HP, working on embedded printing appliances. He has published articles with various web-based magazines and teaches instructional courses as a consultant for several companies and conferences.

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