Tag: linux

If You Use Linux, You Lose Out If You Can’t Do This #2 – Shell Variables Image for shell variables in Linux

In the last column, I introduced the history function. In this column, I’d like to discuss converting shell variables. Shell variables Bash shell variables can be used for arrays and associative arrays, which use strings for indexes. The index of an array begins from 0; for an associative array, arbitrary strings designate indexes. Array For […]

Becoming a Successful Programmer in Japan Becoming a Successful Programmer in Japan

My name is Tadashi Yoshimasa. I have a wide range of experience, including helping to establish Japanese certification tests for things like Linux, XML, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python and more. I have lead industry groups involved in OSS business activities.

The History of OSS in Japan Image for the Open Source Software's history in Japan

This article introduces how the utilization of open-source software, or OSS, has advanced in Japan, while giving a brief overview of the history of OSS itself. It’s very difficult to determine exactly when OSS first appeared, but in so far as its use in enterprises is concerned, the creation of Linux makes a good starting […]