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Tutorial – Gaming with Godot

Build a complete game with the Godot game engine

Feb 02, 2021

Creating a game requires a wide set of skills to combine graphics, animations, sound, double-clicks, and meticulous coding. The free and open source Godot game engine provides you with all the tools you need to get started.

The Latest Challenge to Copyleft

Copilot

Jul 16, 2021

GitHub's Copilot takes code autocompletion to a new level but raises copyleft licensing issues.

Expert Stitching

Create panoramic images from single shots with Hugin

Feb 02, 2021

Hugin is a tool for creating panoramic images, with many additional functions that make it a powerful supplement to your image editing toolbox.

Decoupled and Secure

Secure decoupled messaging with DANE and the TLSA resource record

Feb 02, 2021

Decoupled application design gets in the way of secure communication, but a little known feature of DNS can provide message security.

Double Your Security

Smartphone-based two-factor authentication

Feb 02, 2021

Protect your system from unwanted visitors with two-factor authentication.

What happens if the FSF collapses?

The Future of the FSF

Jun 21, 2021

With the controversy surrounding Richard Stallman’s reinstatement to the Free Software Foundation board refusing to go away, Bruce contemplates the future of the FSF.

Deep Dive

Exploring the kernel's mysterious Kconfig configuration system

Feb 02, 2021

The Kconfig configuration system makes it easy to configure and customize the Linux kernel. But how does it work? We'll take a deep dive inside Kconfig.

The Plot Twists

Real-time plots in 20 lines

Feb 02, 2021

Use Gnuplot with command-line utilities.

Secret Delivery

Secure communication over the unreliable UDP transport with DTLS

Apr 28, 2021

TLS encryption is wonderful if it is running over a reliable transport protocol like TCP; but if your needs call for the less reliable UDP transport, you'd better start learning about DTLS.

Visual Cues

Visual Studio Code for programming a Raspberry Pi

Dec 23, 2020

Professional and casual Python developers save time and keystrokes in a Visual Studio Code development environment for remote coding of a Raspberry Pi.

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