The Open Source Cookbook: Prepping Your Kitchen

The Open Source Cookbook: Prepping Your Kitchen

Over the course of this adventure into the culinary world of software development, we have drawn comparisons between open source software and cookie recipes, and equated open source risks to spoiled ingredients. When cooking, it’s imperative that we prep our kitchen properly, stocking the tools and equipment, getting our timing ... Read More
The Open Source Cookbook: Understanding Your Software Ingredients

The Open Source Cookbook: Understanding Your Software Ingredients

As I introduced in my last article, where we explored the variance among open source components, distros, and forks, open source software and modern application development can be equated to baking. This analogy allows us to explore potentially complex topics through the more familiar lens of one’s unique take on ... Read More
The Open Source Cookbook: A Baker’s Guide to Modern Application Development

The Open Source Cookbook: A Baker’s Guide to Modern Application Development

It is often said that open source software is like a recipe. In this context, let’s discuss your grandmother’s favorite cookies. It’s quite possible your grandmother is known throughout the family as having the most famous chocolate chip cookies. Maybe she’s better known for her Pecan Sandies, or her Rich ... Read More
Coding bootcamps need to get real about secure coding practices

Coding bootcamps need to get real about secure coding practices

Coding bootcamps fill development seats fast—but the trade-off for speed is security. How do you fill the security training gaps in your developers’ education? It’s no secret that the world of software development has been thrust into the spotlight recently. Tech startups are popping up in “innovation districts” in cities ... Read More