In this overview, we’ve rounded up top FOSSlife articles that offer useful insight and practical guidance to help you build a future with open source.
10 Guidelines for Secure Software Development from OpenSSF by FOSSlife
In line with the OpenSSF’s Open Source Consumption Manifesto, these principles “describe a series of foundational practices that, if followed, can help provide better assurance and security for organizations leveraging them.”
9 Open Source Tech Careers to Consider by FOSSlife
This roundup of Careers articles describes nine potential open source career paths.
7 Steps to Get Started with Git by John SJ Anderson
Git can be difficult to wrap your head around, so this article explains each step you’ll need to take to complete your first contribution.
6 Steps to Teach Yourself System Administration by FOSSlife
This Skills article provides a wealth of resources that will help you on your way to becoming a system administrator. If you’re unfamiliar with what a sysadmin does, we recommend starting with this introduction.
5 Easy Ways to Learn Rust by FOSSlife
If you’re ready to learn Rust, these five easy steps will get you up to speed in no time.
4 Ways to Improve Your Open Source Strategy by Amber Ankerholz
We outline ways to improve your open source strategy and offer resources to help you understand why and how to define your open source approach.
3 Questions to Ask Before Organizing an Online Conference by VM Brasseur
The ongoing pandemic offers conference organizers “a chance to rethink and reboot their existing event to serve their community better.” Vicky Brasseur outlines three key questions to help you build a purposeful path forward.
2 Simple Steps for Securing Your Linux Desktop by Chris Binnie
This article covers two main considerations for securing a desktop machine: frequently running package updates and configuring a few firewall rules to help keep the bad guys out.
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