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7 Java tips for new developers

If you’re just getting started with Java programming, here are seven basics you need to know. Source:  Seth Kenlon (Red Hat) https://opensource.com/article/19/10/java-basics Java is a versatile programming language used, in some way, in nearly every industry that touches a computer. Java’s…

7 steps to securing your Linux server

By Patrick H. Mullins https://opensource.com/article/19/10/linux-server-security This primer will introduce you to basic Linux server security. While it focuses on Debian/Ubuntu, you can apply everything presented here to other Linux distributions. I also encourage you to research this material and extend…

Why to choose Rust as your next programming language

By Ryan Levick https://opensource.com/article/19/10/choose-rust-programming-language Selecting a programming language can be complicated, but some enterprises are finding that switching to Rust is a relatively easy decision. Choosing a programming language for a project is often a complicated decision, particularly when it…

System76 will ship Coreboot-powered firmware, a new OS for the apocalypse, and more open source news

Source: By  Lauren Maffeo https://opensource.com/article/19/10/news-october-13 In this edition of our open source news roundup, we cover System76 shipping Coreboot-powered firmware, a new OS for the apocalypse, and more open source news! System76 will ship 2 Linux laptops with Coreboot-powered open source…

Make your Python code look good with Black on Fedora

Source: Posted by Clément Verna https://fedoramagazine.org/make-your-python-code-look-good-with-black-on-fedora/ The Python programing language is often praised for its simple syntax. In fact the language recognizes that code is read much more often than it is written. Black is a tool that automatically formats your Python source code…

Command line quick tips: Locate and process files with find and xargs

by Ben Cotton https://fedoramagazine.org/command-line-quick-tips-locate-and-process-files-with-find-and-xargs/ find is one of the more powerful and flexible command-line programs in the daily toolbox. It does what the name suggests: it finds files and directories that match the conditions you specify. And with arguments like…

Fedora projects for Hacktoberfest

by Ben Cotton https://fedoramagazine.org/fedora-projects-for-hacktoberfest/ It’s October! That means its time for the annual Hacktoberfest presented by DigitalOcean and DEV. Hacktoberfest is a month-long event that encourages contributions to open source software projects. Participants who register and submit at least four…