Clair

Introducing Clair: A Powerful Tool for Container Security

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By Martin Vrachev  I want to let you know about Clair, an open source tool that lets you scan containers and Docker images for potential security problems. It was developed initially at Coreos and is now around three years old with more than 80 contributors in total. I’ve been contributing to it recently and have Read more...
Halloween

The Top 10 Open Source Halloween Costumes

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You say you love open source, but how much do you really love it? Would you, for example, dress head-to-toe in an open source-inspired Halloween costume? If your answer is yes, we have great news. You see, we also love open source, and during a few team discussions, an interesting debate emerged. What are the Read more...
unbreakable kernel

[The Legacy of] the Unbreakable Kernel

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Dirk Hohndel, Chief Open Source Officer at VMware, sat down recently with Software Engineering Daily to talk through the history and evolution of open source. This podcast reflects on where it all started and presents an enthusiastic view of the possibilities. Code chunks categorized as best-practices predated even Linux, which is typically recognized as the start of the open source movement. The desire to create an unbreakable kernel by Linus Torvalds, in Read more...

How to Create Good Good-First-Issues

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By Nisha Kumar A good-first-issue, as you probably know, is a GitHub issue or pull request that has been marked by its creator as appropriate for beginners. Typically, it’s also given a good first issue label, making it easier for newcomers to find, although some projects use terms like easy-fix, beginner-friendly, or low-hanging fruit.  However Read more...