Open Source Weekly #13

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Projects

RudderStack
RudderStack is a platform for collecting, storing and routing customer event data to dozens of tools. It can run in your cloud environment (AWS, GCP, Azure or even your data-centre) and provides a powerful transformation framework to process your event data on the fly.

Scuttlebot: Peer-to-peer database, identity provider, and messaging system
Scuttlebot is an open source peer-to-peer log store used as a database, identity provider, and messaging system. It features global replication, file-syncronization, and end-to-end encryption.

Frappe Books
Simple, well designed, desktop accounting software for freelancers and small businesses

GraphHopper
GraphHopper is a fast and memory efficient Java routing engine. By default it uses OpenStreetMap and GTFS data, but it can import other data sources.
Also, they just released 1.0

Supabase
Supabase adds realtime and RESTful APIs to your existing PostgreSQL database without a single line of code.

Lite
lite is a lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua. It aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either.

Devfreebooks.github.io
A huge collection of free books for developers.

Thdwb
The hotdog web browser and web browser engine.
A web browser written in Go, just for fun :)


Hardware

MNT Reform: Crowdfunding campaign
MNT Reform is a 100% libre and open source laptop. They just reached their crowdfunding goal (but it does not mean you no longer can’t participate).

DIY Ballistic Chronograph
An open source chrony 😮


Articles

Pine64 May Update: PineTab, PinePhone Qi charging & more
The Pine64 team is building Open Source tablets, phones and computers. As you can read in the blog post, they are making great progress toward production quality releases.
This is very exciting!

PeerTube v3 crowdfunding
Let’s pave the way to PeerTube live streaming in the v3.

I made a NES emulator in Rust
A really interesting blog post about building a NES emulator in Rust 🤓

Get rid of mobile ads with a Raspberry Pi Zero and Pi-hole
I hate ads.

First Krita Beta for Android and ChromeOS in Play Store
Krita, the open source Photoshop replacement, just got a working Android app!

How much Rust in Firefox?
8.7% (2.6M lines of code), and 27.1% (8M lines of code) of JavaScript.

Ask HN: Dear open source devs how do you sustain yourself
A very interesting hacker News thread about how Open Source developers get paid for their work.

Announcing Flutter 1.17 - Flutter
If you have to build a mobile app these days, I can’t recommend enough Flutter.

Towards decentralized code collaboration
In a world where nearly all software relies on open source code, maintaining the resilience and health of the free and open source ecosystem is more important than ever. That’s why we believe that dependence on centrally hosted platforms and corporations for the distribution of critical open source infrastructure is unsustainable.

A Decentralized Platform for Innovation
Secure scuttlebutt is not only a social network, it’s first of all a platform where developers can build encrypted and decentralized apps.


Stay safe ✌️
Sylvain

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