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Open Source ABCs: Hacking

Welcome to our #100DaysOfOSS series. Until October 31, we'll be doing Open Source Software (OSS) terms from A to Z. We'll be diving into a different letter of the English alphabet, uncovering OSS concepts, and sharing our thoughts on them.

Today, we're covering the letter "H" for Hacking.

Hacking: Open source encourages the exploration and modification of software code, allowing for innovation and creative problem-solving. This creates a sort of "hacking" culture.

Now, we want to hear from you! What other OSS terms can you think of that start with the letter "H"?

Remember to use the hashtag #100DaysOfOSS if you share on social media, and don't forget to tag us @saucedopen so we can follow along.

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Prahlad Yeri • Edited
  • Hackintosh: Popular slang amongst Linux enthusiasts who experiment with installing Linux on Mac laptops!
  • Hadoop: Collection of open source software by Apache Foundation to facilitate a network of many computers to share storage and computing power to solve problems at scale.
  • Hacker News: A social network frequented by some of the best minds in software engineering.
  • Harmony (Apache): Another popular software by Apache Foundation, Harmony is an alternative Java implementation (now retired).
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These are great!

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Chinwenma Okorie • Edited

Hacktoberfest: Thisannual event inspires open-source contributions by offering rewards and recognition to participants who contribute to open-source projects during the month of October.

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P Sakthivel

OSS term: H for Hoppscotch

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Kudzai Murimi


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Kudzai Murimi