Open Source licenses explained

A software license grants specific permissions for others to use your work. Licenses allow your source code to be used under defined terms and conditions and they also protect the licensor( you, owner of the code) from litigation. There are a number of Open Source software licenses to choose from and the differences between these … 

 

Contributing at Mozilla

I’ve always wanted to be an  active contributor to an OpenSource Project. I took some time to learn some of the technologies necessary to be able to contribute(Languages, software, Linux etc). When I felt confident in myself, I started hunting for an OpenSource project….while I was searching,the  Google Summer of Code program came up a … 

 

Windows Applications and Ubuntu

Windows Applications and Linux I’ts been a few days since i installed Ubuntu and all I can say is that I love it!! My knowledge base of the commands is growing fast and I’m beginning to understand how and why things are different on Linux.. There is one little problem however, like most people, when … 

 

The Editor Chooses Terra!

After a few days of trying out the different editors out there, i think i’ve finally found one that i’m comfortable with. First, i tried Notepad…but like most of you will agree, this makes your job even more difficult as it is just a text editor, nothing more. I switched to gedit which came as …