Entries in open source (6)


Eric S. Raymond | Open Source

Eric S. Raymond was born on December 4, 1957 in Boston, Massachusetts. Raymond is an open source advocate. His essay turn book "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" has inspired many to embrace the open source movement and has become a classic resource in arguing its benefits in software development. Raymond's essay "How to Become a Hacker" is the definitive guide for anyone wanting to make a significant contribution as a programmer.









John Lilly | Mozilla

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John Lilly is the CEO of the Mozilla Corporation. The Mozilla Corporation is responsible for the open source web browser Firefox along with other open source software. Lilly attended Stanford University where he majored in computer science.






Linus Torvalds | Linux

image source: Wikimedia Commons Linus Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki Finland. Torvalds attended University of Helsinki where he majored in computer science. He is the developer of the open source kernel Linux.





Matt Mullenweg | WordPress

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Matthew Mullenweg born on January 11, 1984 in Houston, Texas. Matt is the founder of Automattic and open-source blogging software WordPress (WordPress.org) and WordPress.com.





Richard M. Stallman | GNU Project

Richard M. Stallman was born on March 16, 1953 in New York City, New York. He is the president of the Free Software Foundation. Stallman is the creator of GNU Project a free Unix-like operating system. He also is responsible for the copyleft licensing concept and developed the very respected text editor Emacs.