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Linux on Lenovo, jdk transition to Git, and more industry trends

by thildred
2020-09-22 12:35:00 -0400

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As part of my role as a principal communication strategist at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends. Here are some of my and their favorite articles from that update.


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Run Linux apps on your Chromebook

by Don Watkins
2020-09-22 03:01:00 -0400

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Chromebooks have been a game-changer for PreK-12 school systems, enabling them to purchase low-cost laptop computers for students, teachers, and administrators to use. While Chromebooks have always been powered by a Linux-based operating system (Chrome OS), until recently, there was no way to run most Linux apps on one.


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Easily set image transparency using GIMP

by sethkenlon
2020-09-22 03:00:00 -0400

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Whether you're programming a game or an app with Python or Lua, you're probably using PNG graphics for your game assets. An advantage of the PNG format, which is not available in a JPEG, is the ability to store an alpha channel. Alpha is, essentially, the "color" of invisibility or transparency. Alpha is the part of an image you don't see.


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