Nadav Weissman

  • The Octocat That Changed The World

    The Octocat That Changed The World

    The facts don’t lie. GitHub is a global giant. With around 32 million monthly visitors, this is a software-building platform unlike any other. To get a real sense of its impact, analytics site...

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  • The Hidden Stories Behind the Open Source Logos We All Love

    The Hidden Stories Behind the Open Source Logos We All Love

    Ever wanted to know the stories behind the logos of some of our favorite open source tools and technologies out there? Well, we here at WhiteSource are all about open source! In this week's...

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  • The Difference Between Continuous Integration, Deployment and Delivery?

    The Difference Between Continuous Integration, Deployment and Delivery?

    Do you remember in high school it seemed like all the cool kids seemed to be speaking in their own code? Well, it’s a bit like that in DevOps circles today. Everybody’s talking about Continuous...

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  • Shift Left Testing in Agile Development: a Seismic Shift

    Shift Left Testing in Agile Development: a Seismic Shift

    The software development process has been shifting left due to the growing challenge of developing and delivering software releases faster and faster. Agile methodologies and new roles, such as...

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  • I Didn’t Believe It Either. Microsoft No.1 for Open Source!

    I Didn’t Believe It Either. Microsoft No.1 for Open Source!

    I don’t know about you, but I like to play ‘word association’ from time-to-time. Let’s have a quick game now. Technology-Computer-Software-Microsoft-Open Source! Although it may be hard to...

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  • A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ransomware, Open Source and IoT

    A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ransomware, Open Source and IoT

    Has this ever happened to you? You click on a link or open an attachment, and then suddenly a ransom a note hovers onto your screen saying that all your files have been encrypted. You...

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  • 7 Essential Steps to DevSecOps Success

    7 Essential Steps to DevSecOps Success

    The heart of Rugged DevOps is taking the DevOps mindset to the next level by adding security to the mix. This means collaboration between development, operations and security, allowing security to...

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  • Rugged DevOps Invites Security to Join the Party

    Rugged DevOps Invites Security to Join the Party

    Whether you are in development, operations or even security, DevOps is no doubt on your radar – and if it isn’t, it definitely should be. In our age of cloud computing, Big Data and the ever...

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  • Why Open Source Dependencies Are Your Blind Spot?

    Why Open Source Dependencies Are Your Blind Spot?

    Dependency Hell to Thousands of npm Users   Not more than two months ago, JavaScript developers worldwide saw their applications failing to build or compile. It was soon learned that the outages...

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  • What is the difference between open source and free software?

    What is the difference between open source and free software?

    “Free” and “open source” are two terms commonly used interchangeably in the software industry. Yet, for many developers, the difference between the two is not always clear. This can lead to...

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  • Tips and Tools for Open Source Compliance

    Tips and Tools for Open Source Compliance

    Open source is becoming indispensable to businesses and its usage continuously rises. The reasons why are clear: open source components are free, stable, and enable you to focus your resources on...

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  • What You Don’t Know About Android Application Security…

    What You Don’t Know About Android Application Security…

    Serious security threats keep hitting the Android platform. In response, both Google and device makers like Samsung and LG have recently made several proposals and initiatives to remedy this...

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  • The Open Source Revolution

    The Open Source Revolution

    The open source journey started back in the ‘50s with free software. It had many stops along the way until it became what we know today as open source. Open source finds its roots in the U.S....

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  • How to Keep Your Top Developers Happy

    How to Keep Your Top Developers Happy

    Let’s admit: great developers are hard to find. But what if your top-performing developers were to walk up to you today and say that he or she has decided to move on? You'd feel terrible,...

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  • Are You Aware of Artificial Intelligence Going Open Source?

    Are You Aware of Artificial Intelligence Going Open Source?

    What started in the 1970’s with the computer system ‘expert system’, continue in the 1990’s with IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ defeating chess world champion Garry Kasparov, turned into a race to dominated...

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  • How Temenos Saves Time & Resources by Automating Their Open Source Management

    How Temenos Saves Time & Resources by Automating Their Open Source Management

    Temenos, the world's leading banking software vendor, serves over 500 million customers each day. And just like other companies that use open source, Temenos too started finding it increasingly...

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  • When Is It the Right Time to Upgrade Your Open Source Components?

    When Is It the Right Time to Upgrade Your Open Source Components?

    The open source community is continuously reporting issues and improving the quality of existing open source components. That’s why you see new versions getting released constantly. These frequent...

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  • Are All Bugs Shallow? Questioning Linus’s Law

    Are All Bugs Shallow? Questioning Linus’s Law

    In Eric S. Raymond's seminal essay on open source, The Cathedral and the Bazaar, he defines Linus's Law, which states that "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." In other words, if enough...

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  • Top 10 Open Source Myths Busted

    Top 10 Open Source Myths Busted

    Open Source has been in commercial usage since the 1970s, but sometimes the picture painted by the media tends to be superficial and simplistic. For anyone developing software professionally, all...

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  • 3 Hidden Costs for Not Managing Your Open Source

    3 Hidden Costs for Not Managing Your Open Source

    Utilizing open source components in your software reduces your total cost of ownership (TCO) as it is free and enables your developers to focus on the differentiating features in your product....

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