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Open Source Entrepreneurship

Steve Blank

agile engineering. The Slides/Video tab on the top of this page has all the open source course material for my classes. One of the great things about being a retired entrepreneur is that I get to  give back to the community that helped me. Free: Startup Tools. Specific links are: A list of startup tools is here. Find it here.

Why There Will Never Be Another Red Hat: The Economics of Open Source

Peter Levine

Open source software powers the world’s technology. Great for open source, a little disappointing for Red Hat.

How to Create an Open-Source Office

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

No one loves open-plan offices. But even though we work in open-plan offices, we know the format has plenty of flaws.

Open Source Spring Cleaning

Code as Craft

At Etsy, we are big fans of Open Source. Etsy as it is wouldn’t exist without the myriad of people who have solved a problem and published their code under an open source license. In every nook and cranny of our technology stack you can find Open Source code. engineering peopleGoing forward.

WP Engine Launches Development Labs, Dedicated to Open Source and Product Suite Innovation

Austin Startup

WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, today announced the launch of the new WP Engine Labs and its first innovation, S3 Mirror. The new WP Engine Labs will contribute to the Open Source community and serve as the innovation wing of WP Engine’s product suite.

Lessons Learned: Great open source scalability tools from Danga

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, September 5, 2008 Great open source scalability tools from Danga If you are trying to build a scalable LAMP service, its always best to start with the original and still quite relevant presentation, from Brad Fitzpatrick when he was at LiveJournal. You can find the 2005 version here. Expo SF (May.

mctop – a tool for analyzing memcache get traffic

Code as Craft

Once the key was confirmed engineers would look at alternate approaches to handling the data contained in the key. Diagnosing the Issue.

New investment: Upverter, a cloud-based platform for the hardware revolution

Version One Ventures

In the design phase, we believe that hardware engineering will follow a similar path as the open source software community that built GitHub. News Arduino GitHub hardware Open source hardware Raspberry Pi startup University of Waterloo Upverter Image via CrunchBase. Related articles.

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Crunching Apple Pay tokens in PHP

Code as Craft

Today we’re open sourcing part of our server-side solution, applepay-php , a PHP extension that verifies and decrypts Apple Pay payment tokens. Our search yielded a couple of open source projects, but none that fully complied with Apple’s spec. engineering infrastructure mobile Apple Apple Pay open source PH

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Putting the Dev in Devops: Bringing Software Engineering to Operations Infrastructure Tooling

Code as Craft

Operations engineers don’t think of ourselves as developers, but there’s a lot we can learn from our friends in the development world.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Below I discuss some of the challenging problems developers face and the open source toolkits that exist to help us solve them. Web 2.0

Aarhus Engineering Hub Supports Uber's Global Operations

ArcticStartup

Denmark Is Crucial For Uber’s Infrastructure. Finding The Best Talent In The Region.

Startup Investor Makes a Deal: Engineers for Equity

mashable.com

But a new angel fund is hoping that they’ll do the same in exchange for engineering talent. ); // Welcome to Mashable! Have an account?

Scaling CI at Etsy: Divide and Concur, Revisited

Code as Craft

engineering infrastructure continuous deployment continuous integration github jenkins open source testingEnjoy!

eCommerce: A VC Story [guest post]

VC Cafe

by Tomer Tzach, CEO, Zoara.com. What were they missing? Why weren’t they seeing what I was seeing? Here’s why …. The eComm-aissance. Why is this so?

mctop – a tool for analyzing memcache get traffic

Code as Craft

Once the key was confirmed engineers would look at alternate approaches to handling the data contained in the key. Diagnosing the Issue.

How To Fix Obamacare

Feld Thoughts

Many years ago I read Fredrick Brooks iconic book on software engineering – The Mythical Man-Month. One of his key messages is that adding additional software engineers to an already late project will just delay things more. Government cto government harper reed mythical-man month obamacare software engineering tech

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Yandex wedge ‘open-source’ Android open

ArcticStartup

Their phones will be available to customers in Russia in March where Yandex is the most popular search engine and a well know brand. Nobody.

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It’s Supergrep!

Code as Craft

After a long week two years ago with a number of site incidents, our then-CTO Chad Dickerson sent an email to our all-engineering mailing list about a new tool: For a few of the incidents we’ve had in the past week, we’ve found. obvious trails in the error logs leading directly to the source of the. open source supergrep

Lessons Learned: Customer Development Engineering

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, September 7, 2008 Customer Development Engineering Yesterday, I had the opportunity to guest lecture again in Steve Blank s entrepreneurship class at the Berkeley-Columbia executive MBA program. Its a nice complement on the product engineering side to his customer development methodology. for H.

Announcing Hound: A Lightning Fast Code Search Tool

Code as Craft

Today we are open sourcing a new tool to help you search large, complex codebases at lightning speed. We’ve been using it internally for a few months, and it has become an indispensable tool that many engineers use every day. engineering infrastructure We are calling this tool Hound. The Problem Hound Solves. That’s it.

SwRI Leads Open Source Consortium for Robot Makers

SiliconHills

Editor’s Note: Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio is a nonprofit research and engineering organization with more than 3,000 employees and revenue of $581 million last year. The post SwRI Leads Open Source Consortium for Robot Makers appeared first on SiliconHills. You can read more about the organization here.

Software eats software development

Chris Dixon

WhatsApp was able to disrupt the global SMS industry with only a few dozen engineers. Open Source. Open source dominates every level of the software stack, including operating systems (Linux), databases (MySql), web servers (Apache), and programming languages (Python, Ruby). Services. Programming languages.

Kevin Federline Search Engine

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Kevin Federline Search Engine Just saw a post - Sleep with a pop star, get your own branded search engine. talking about Prodeges Search with Kevin Site - [link]. actually think this is a pretty innovative model. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. and Ph.D.

Personalized Recommendations at Etsy

Code as Craft

data engineering matrix factorization personalization recommendations Matrix Factorization. favorites or purchases). Alternating Least Squares.

What the smartest people do on the weekend is what everyone else will do during the week in ten years

Chris Dixon

Prominent examples include the PC, the web, blogs, and most open source software. Engineers vote with their time, and are mostly trying to invent interesting new things. Many breakthrough technologies were hatched by hobbyists in garages and dorm rooms. But there is a reason why hobbies are so important. startups

Measure Anything, Measure Everything

Code as Craft

If Engineering at Etsy has a religion, it’s the Church of Graphs. data engineering infrastructureIf it moves, we track it. Why UDP?

The Cloud Computing Battle

Early Stage Adventures

Playing catchup has been Google Cloud Platform, which includes its IaaS Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. How is this playing out?

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Transitioning to SCSS at Scale

Code as Craft

With regards to performance, the Sass team prioritizes the development and feature parity of libsass , a C/C++ port of the Sass engine [2].

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Whither patents

The Equity Kicker

We believe that applying the open source philosophy to our patents will strengthen rather than diminish Tesla’s position in this regard.

The non-developer’s guide to hiring software developers

The Next Web

Embrace open source. I’m absolutely amazed by the number of non-technical hiring managers and CEOs who are still wary of open source developers.

How Software Developers Really Spend Their Time

readwrite.com

According to the survey, software engineers spend as much time waiting as they do brainstorming and collaborating. Shows what you know. waiting.

Sahale: Visualizing Cascading Workflows at Etsy

Code as Craft

If you know anything about Etsy engineering culture, you know we like to measure things. data databases engineering infrastructure monitoring

Hacking for Diplomacy – Solving Foreign Policy Challenges with the Lean LaunchPad

Steve Blank

Like its sister class, Hacking for Defense , our goal is to open-source this class to other universities. The U.S. The U.S. Support U.S.

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Re-Introducing Deployinator, now as a gem!

Code as Craft

Four years ago we open sourced deployinator for OSCON. engineering infrastructure continuous deployment deployinator

I-Corps @ NIH – Pivoting the Curriculum

Steve Blank

Agile Engineering” to have teams prototype, test, and iterate their idea while discovering if they have a profitable business model.

Google Summer of Code: 55 million lines of code released since 2005

The Next Web

Chris DiBona, the open source and public sector engineering manager at Google, was recently interviewed by Slashdot. Sounds good.

Lessons Learned: SEM on five dollars a day

Startup Lessons Learned

Trying to answer that question at IMVU led me to discover Google AdWords and the world of search engine marketing. You declare how much someone clicking an advertisement is worth to you, and then the search engine does its best to get you as many clicks as it can at that price. Labels: search engine marketing 4comments: Tauya said.

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3 Steps to Turbocharge Your Startup

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In response, the company, an open source software project management dashboard maker, hired Lou Shipley as CEO. Great.

Building a Winning Team through the Draft and Free Agency

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Sudip brings five years of investing experience and holds an ECE from IIT, an MBA from Wharton, and a PhD in Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech.

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