Open Source


LibreOffice Writer is a Viable Alternative to Microsoft Word (Premium)

While I have turned to a Markdown editor to solve the enshittification issues with Microsoft…

Microsoft Will No Longer Ban Paid Open-Source Apps in its Store

Microsoft quietly revealed that it will reverse its ban of paid open-source apps in its…

LibreOffice 7.2 Arrives with Improved Microsoft Office Document Support

The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 7.2, the latest version of its…


Thinking About an Open-Source Windows (Premium)

The Free Software Foundation is petitioning Microsoft to open-source Windows 7. That sounds crazy. Until…

Microsoft to Acquire jClarity

Microsoft announced today that it will acquire jClarity to help drive increased performance for Java…

GitHub Now Lets You Financially Support Contributors, Introduces New Enterprise Features

GitHub is testing a new Sponsors feature that lets you financially support creators and contributors…


Use the Inner Source, Luke (Premium)

In what is now Microsoft’s ancient history, the software giant was perhaps best-known for its…

The city of Barcelona plans to switch to Linux and other Open Source software solutions by the end of 2018.

Barcelona Will Be the Next Major Open Source Failure (Premium)

The city of Barcelona plans to switch to Linux and other Open Source software solutions…

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