Open source and business

This is an article I wrote (in spanish) a few days ago for the blog of Pulsar, an organization I’m part of that promotes the se of open source software. The original can be found here. En muchos casos se piensa del software libre como la contraposición al software ofrecido por compañías privadas. Si bien históricamente el software libre ha sido promovido por individuos y fundaciones para ofrecer alternativas abiertas a programas de código cerrado, esto ha cambiado en los últimos años. [Read More]

Web technologies

Intro In 1992, a scientist working at CERN created HTTP, a protocol to access files stored in remote computers, starting the Web as we know it. Since then, the scope of the usage of the Web has broadened greatly. For each new challenge, new approaches and technologies were introduced into the ecosystem. As a result, the Web nowadays is built on top of a very complex and heterogeneus set of technologies that developpers need to take into consideration when building or maintainning systems. [Read More]