FOSS United Blog

Thoughts and Stories about Free and Open-Source Software in India

Celebrating a month of Open Source love: DigitalOcean Hacktoberfest - Cover Image
FOSS Hack 2021 Sponsor
Celebrating a month of Open Source love: DigitalOcean Hacktoberfest

Hacktoberfest encourages participation in the open source community, which grows bigger every year.

FOSS - The foundation of Capillary Tech - Cover Image
FOSS Hack 2021 Sponsor
FOSS - The foundation of Capillary Tech

Why is FOSS so important to the community ?

Working with non-profit organizations - Cover Image
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Working with non-profit organizations

I have always been looking to work with non-profits organizations to help them in whatever way I can.

FOSS United 2020-21 report - Cover Image
Report
FOSS United 2020-21 report

Report of FY 2020-21.

Doing my Post Graduation at FOSS United - Cover Image
Personal
Doing my Post Graduation at FOSS United

Working at FOSS United feels like I have joined for Post Graduate program after my Bachelor's degree.

A Note on Blockchain - Cover Image
Technology
A Note on Blockchain

In recent times, blockchain as a technology have been proposed as silver bullet solutions to a wide range of problems. We think this claim is exaggerated.

In conversation with Shivani Bhardwaj, Developer at Suricata IDS  - Cover Image
Interview
In conversation with Shivani Bhardwaj, Developer at Suricata IDS

Read our interview with Shivani Bhardwaj. She currently works at The Open Information Security Foundation and contributes to Suricata IDS.

FOSS inside India's tech unicorns - Cover Image
Interview
FOSS inside India's tech unicorns

India's tech unicorns may not be publicly acknowledging the role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in their success, but there is a lot of action under the hood.

FOSS events happening in Feb 2021
FOSS Events
FOSS events happening in Feb 2021

Here is the list of FOSS events happening in February 2021 in India.

In conversation with Liyas Thomas, author of Hoppscotch - Cover Image
Interview
In conversation with Liyas Thomas, author of Hoppscotch

Read our interview with Liyas Thomas, author of Hoppscotch.

FOSS events happening in Jan 2021 - Cover Image
FOSS Events
FOSS events happening in Jan 2021

Looking for FOSS events happening in Jan 2021? Here is the list of events you can look at and participate in.

In conversation with Abhas Abhinav, a Free Software activist - Cover Image
Interview
In conversation with Abhas Abhinav, a Free Software activist

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In Conversation with Anand B Pillai, Founder of BangPypers, one of India’s earliest programming language communities - Cover Image
Interview
In Conversation with Anand B Pillai, Founder of BangPypers, one of India’s earliest programming language communities

In this interview, Anand shared how he started one of India's earliest programming language communities

In conversation with Pranav Raj S, Author of Chatwoot - Cover Image
Interview
In conversation with Pranav Raj S, Author of Chatwoot

Chatwoot, started as proprietary software, reborn after two years being in a private repository when Pranav and his teammates decided to choose an open-source license.

What is the state of adoption of FOSS in India? - Cover Image
FOSS in India
What is the state of adoption of FOSS in India?

India now is becoming a hub of startups, around 700 million smartphone users - who are looking for innovative software and growing developer communities.

What does empowering FOSS means from an Indian POV? - Cover Image
FOSS in India
What does empowering FOSS means from an Indian POV?

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) has, always, been a matter of pride among various developer communities owing to the fact the free and collaborative contribution