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Earth Day 2020 Winner!

Earth Day 2020 Winner!

Congratulations to Daniel Wei of Houston, Texas for being the winner of our 2020 Earth Day challenge and for being the proud owner of a brand new System76 Thelio Linux workstation. Daniel is a student at Seven Lakes High School, founder of TeenHacksHTX and several...
Earth Day 2020 Contest

Earth Day 2020 Contest

Happy Earth Day from The Mad Botter! Our annual free and open source software contest for students is back! To enter to win, we are asking you to create and share an open source project that addresses climate change and/or pollution. This years winner will get a...
3 Reasons Most Software Development Projects Fail

3 Reasons Most Software Development Projects Fail

IEEE and the Standish group have both reported that less than fifty percent of software projects are actually completely successfully. This has to do with the way that both customers and vendors approach going into software projects and structure their relationships....
Now Sponsoring Avalonia

Now Sponsoring Avalonia

We are happy to announce that The Mad Botter INC is now sponsoring Avalonia. Avalonia is an open-source project that brings .Net and XAML to a wide range of desktop and mobile platforms including Linux. WPF and Xamarin developers will immediately find Avalonia and its...
Code Values Open Source

Code Values Open Source

“Part of the answer certainly lies in the fact that using software does not decrease its value. Indeed, widespread use of open-source software tends to increase its value, as users fold in their own fixes and features (code patches). In this inverse commons, the grass...
Code Values

Code Values

There are a lot of software development firms out there and many of them are just fine but many of them are less than great. The difference is values. A development firm without values is like a ship without a rudder; it certainly can occasionally get to the right...