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Learn how the llnode plugin lets you inspect Node.js processes and core dumps in this preview of Node+JS Interactive.

Troubleshooting Node.js Issues with llnode

The llnode plugin lets you inspect Node.js processes and core dumps; it adds the ability to inspect JavaScript stack frames, objects, source code and...
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Learn about building a secure ecosystem for Node.js, including how to teach basic security practices, in this preview of Node+JS Interactive.

Building a Secure Ecosystem for Node.js

At Node+JS Interactive, attendees collaborate face to face, network, and learn how to improve their skills with JS in serverless, IoT, and more....
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Learn how writing can help build new skills and improve your career in unexpected ways.

How Writing Can Expand Your Skills and Grow Your Career

At the recent Open Source Summit in Vancouver, I participated in a panel discussion called How Writing can Change Your Career for the Better (Even if...
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OS Jobs
Technologies like containers and edge computing are hot and the demand for developers and sysadmins who can integrate, collaborate, and innovate in this space is exploding.

Open Source Networking Jobs: A Hotbed of Innovation and Opportunities

As global economies move ever closer to a digital future, companies and organizations in every industry vertical are grappling with how to further...
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Tor onion router
Learn how to put your old Raspberry Pi to good use by turning it into a perfectly functioning Tor relay node in this tutorial.

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Tor Relay Node

If you’re anything like me, you probably got yourself a first- or second-generation Raspberry Pi board when they first came out, played with it for a...
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Get going with Git
Get trained and get going with Git and open source development with this new course from Linux Foundation training.

Get Essential Git, Linux, and Open Source Skills with New Training Course

Git, the version control system originally created by Linus Torvalds, has become the standard for collaborative software development and is used by...
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SBC survey
Complete the survey of hacker-friendly SBCs that run Linux or Android and be entered to win a free board.

Vote for Your Favorite Linux SBC and Be Entered to Win a Free Board

Vote for your favorite open-spec, Linux- or Android-ready single board computers priced under $200. It’s time again for LinuxGizmos’ annual reader...
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Free Resources for Open Source Leadership, AI, Networking, and More

May was the month for learning at and The Linux Foundation, and we covered a range of topics and offered an array of free resources to help...
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disaster relief
The Linux Foundation, IBM, the United Nations, and others band together to use code to better anticipate natural disasters and help with humanitarian efforts.

This Week in Open Source News: The Linux Foundation Joins IBM In Pledging to Help Combat Natural Disasters

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation joins IBM, the United Nations, and others in supporting an effort to use technology to...
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Cloud Foundry
Our recent Cloud Foundry tutorial series provided an overview of Cloud Foundry and how to get started using it to develop applications. Catch up on the whole series here.

Catch Up on the Cloud Foundry Training Series

We’ve been talking a lot about the cloud on lately, with a look at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Copenhagen and new Linux...
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