Category Archives: open source

Twitter Takes TextSecure, Texting App for Dissidents, Open Source




A technology that helped start a global movement is now being put into the hands of the people. TextSecure, an Android app that encrypts text me… Continue reading

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HP: WebOS is Now an Open Source Project




WebOS may be more tenacious that we thought. The Linux-based OS with a rocky history has officially risen from the ashes of HP’s TouchPad… Continue reading

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HP: WebOS Is Now an Open Source Project




WebOS may be more tenacious that we thought. The Linux-based OS with a rocky history has officially risen from the ashes of HP’s TouchPad… Continue reading

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How Open Source Development Is Becoming More Social





Most people do not think of software developers as being high on the “social” scale. In fact, the (misinformed) stereotype for a typical de… Continue reading

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Banishing Browser Address Bars — a UI Step Too Far?

531-banishing-url-barGoogle and Mozilla may remove the address bar from Chrome and Firefox. Craig discusses the reasons for the proposal and the risks it poses. Continue reading

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How to Make WordPress Easier for Clients By Removing Unnecessary Menu Options

In Craig’s latest WordPress tutorial he explains how to write a custom plugin which removes items from the main administration menu. Continue reading

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Internet Archive Now Supports HTML5 for a Half Million Videos

The Internet Archive’s entire stash of digital videos — that’s more than 500,000 assets — now supports HTML5 as well as… Continue reading

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How to Make WordPress Easier By Removing Widgets, Meta Boxes and Options

ThumbnailIn Craig’s latest WordPress tutorial he explains how to write a custom plugin which disables update notifications and removes unnecessary dashboard widgets, page and post meta boxes. Continue reading

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Mozilla Release Firefox 5

328-firefox-4Firefox 5 has arrived three months after version 4 was released. Craig looks at the new features and discusses Mozilla’s rapid update schedule. Continue reading

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How to Write Your Own Easy-Administration WordPress Plugin

286-easier-wordpress-1-thumbCraig provides a simple tutorial which explains how to write a plugin which makes the WordPress administration panels easier for your clients with custom branding and support messages. Continue reading

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