The Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) is a data format whose design goals include the possibility of extremely small code size, fairly small message size, and extensibility without the need for version negotiation. CBOR is defined in an Internet Standards Document, RFC 7049. The format has been designed to be stable for decades. The objectives […]

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GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies. The GitHub Arctic Code Vault is a data repository preserved in the Arctic World Archive (AWA), a very-long-term archival facility 250 meters deep in the permafrost […]

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free-for.dev is a list of software (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.) and other offerings that have free tiers for developers. With this list the developers and open source authors can make informed decisions on the services. The scope of this particular list is limited to things infrastructure developers (System Administrator, DevOps Practitioners, etc.) are likely to […]

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