Weekly Roundup

Every week in the weekly roundup we list a few links and news stories that are interesting to software development professionals who are interested in free/open source software or the software development industry.

  1. Free book on software engineering, full of good war stories about developing Java applications at a company called Lifelock
  2. Zulip, a free/open source competitor to Slack and HipChat, very featureful group chat
  3. “Some astonishing truths about ‘job hopping’, and why the stigma is evil.”, an essay about job hopping and how it’s not much of an issue any more for software developers.
  4. “Why Schools Should Exclusively Use Free Software”, an essay about using free/open source software in schools and how free/open source teaches students to be capable, strong and independent.
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