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December, 2016


December 22, 2016  10:58 AM

Bloomberg’s top 5 open source contributions in 2016

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Bloomberg has published a blog post detailing its top five open source contributions of 2016 from a real commit history perspective.

Is that Bloomberg as in Bloomberg?

Well yes, that's Bloomberg L.P. and its technology drives many of the world’s financial markets. Over 4,000...

December 19, 2016  8:08 AM

Real-time useful geospatial map data ‘surfaced’ by eeGeo

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

There's support (in terms of platform and standards compliance) these days... and then there's 'first-class support', is this the way the industry is going?

eeGeo thinks yes... and the firm has just built out what it claims...


December 12, 2016  11:05 AM

Refracta 8.0 is an ‘average’ Linux distro, that’s what’s great about it

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

With what amounts to literally hundreds of Linux distributions out there, Refracta version 8.0 and its suitability for the so-called "average user" might just be what makes it an above average contender. Could Refracta be your next...


December 7, 2016  10:09 AM

Financial tech-ops chief: open source is a recruitment talent imperative

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog 'penned' by Dr. Andy Phillips in his role as director of technical operations at LMAX Exchange -- the company is a specialist...


December 6, 2016  12:10 PM

Fuzzy Duck? Google OSS-Fuzz creates positive buzz for Black Duck security fuzz

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Google is making news this week in developer circles. The search giant has come forward with a software fuzzing tool designed to fuzz open source code.

What is fuzz (testing)?

Fuzz testing or fuzzing is a software...

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