Browsing articles in "FOSS"
Aug
18
2009

Web Content Management Systems

Content management systems are more popular these days, even those with little knowledge about Internet & Web making can create fully-fledged websites with the help of content management systems. This article intends to introduce some of the pioneer Open Source web content management systems. Web-content-management system (WCMS or Web CMS) is content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a Web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control [...]

Apr
23
2009

CVS : Concurrent Versions System

I started learning some courses using MIT Open CourseWare, some of the courses need to have softwares like Eclipse,CVS etc. Let’s see how to install a CVS Server in your Ubuntu Machine. Concurrent Versions System (CVS), is a free software revision control system. Version control system software keeps track of all work and all changes in a set of files, and allows several developers to collaborate. Install and Configure CVS Server You can install CVS [...]

Apr
10
2009

Inkscape : An Open Source Vector Graphics editor

Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community [...]

Apr
4
2009

Arduino – Open source electronics prototyping platform

Exceptionally boring classes made me think about some alternatives, so that I can get myself engaged in something. And some how I ended up googling about electronics. Amazingly my fingers led me to Arduino – an Open Source electronics prototyping platform. Arduino Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino can sense the [...]