The Prototype Fund

Funding initiative of the German government promoting development of open software. Anyone can apply for funding who lives in Germany, is self-employed, pays German taxes and publishes their source code on some sort of source forge. (You don’t need German citizenship.)

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A new programming language currently under development. The developers describe it as: “a systems programming language designed to be simple, stable, and robust” and “well-suited to low-level, high performance tasks.” Apparently it fits onto one 3.5 inch disk! 💾

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Worldwide free open source software community which creates all kinds of popular useful projects such as the Plasma desktop, Kdenlive, Krita and lots more.

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