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.
- Free book on software engineering, full of good war stories about developing Java applications at a company called Lifelock
- Zulip, a free/open source competitor to Slack and HipChat, very featureful group chat
- “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.
- “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.