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LFD201
The Introduction to Open Source Software Development, Git and Linux training course from The Linux Foundation offers one of the best ways to gain open source fluency.

Get an Introduction to Open Source, Git, and Linux with New Training Course

Open source software has become the dominant model for how technology infrastructure operates all around the world, impacting organizations of all sizes. Use of open source software leads to better and faster development, and wider collaboration, and open source skills are an ever more valuable...
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For Kid's Day at Open Source Summit, Banks Family Tech organized a 4-hour long workshop to introduce children to coding. (Image courtesy: S. Bhartiya)

Kid’s Day at Open Source Summit

The Linux Foundation strives to make Open Source Summit one of the most inclusive tech events in a variety of ways, offering activities such as the “Women in Open Source” lunch, a diversity social, a first-time attendees get-together, and more. The have activities focused on children, too. Not only...
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Open Source Culture Starts with Programs and Policies

More than anything, open source programs are responsible for fostering “open source culture,” according to a survey The New Stack conducted with The Linux Foundation’s TODO Group. By creating an open source culture, companies with open source programs see the benefits we’ve previously reported,...
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Hollywood Formalizes Support for Open Source in Filmmaking

On August 10, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences—the same organization responsible for the Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars), not exactly an industry that's renowned for its openness—teamed up with the Linux Foundation to form the Academy Software Foundation(ASWF). The...
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OSSummit
The Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin welcomes attendees to Open Source Summit in Vancouver.

The Linux Foundation: Accelerating Open Source Innovation

The Linux Foundation’s job is to create engines of innovation and enable the gears of those engines to spin faster, said Executive Director Jim Zemlin, in opening remarks at Open Source Summit in Vancouver. Examples of how the organization is driving innovation across industries can be seen in...
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open source certification
Most types of open source certifications are performance-based, which means demonstrating your skills directly from the command line.

Tips for Success with Open Source Certification

In today’s technology arena, open source is pervasive. The 2018 Open Source Jobs Report found that hiring open source talent is a priority for 83 percent of hiring managers, and half are looking for candidates holding certifications. And yet, 87 percent of hiring managers also cite difficulty in...
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LF Energy
The new LF Energy coalition is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more.

The Linux Foundation Transforms the Energy Industry with New Initiative: LF Energy

We are thrilled to introduce the new LF Energy initiative to support and promote open source in the energy and electricity sectors. LF Energy is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more. Open source has...
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Take Our Survey on Open Source Programs

The New Stack is partnering with The Linux Foundation to investigate how many organizations either have a formal open source management program or are planning to create one. How is open source code managed in your organization? And does it affect how fast and efficiently new product development...
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Call For Code
The goal of Call For Code is to develop technology solutions that significantly improve disaster preparedness and benefit the initiative's charitable partners: the United Nations Human Rights Office and the American Red Cross.

Join Forces Against Natural Disasters with the Call for Code

The Call for Code initiative aims to harness the collective power of the global open source developer community against the growing threat of natural disasters. According to IBM, “the goal is to develop technology solutions that significantly improve disaster preparedness, provide relief from...
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The Field Guide to Aiding in Natural Disasters and Deploying Life-Saving Code

As an open-source and mobile developer, I’ve had the opportunity to work on some unique projects in places where both man-made and natural disasters have severely affected people and communities. During my time in Haiti working with organizations helping those impacted by the devastating 2010...
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