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IBM Takes the Open Source Path to Server Chip Development The OpenPower Foundation , an open development community dedicated to accelerating data center innovation, has taken its first steps to deliver actual system designs based on IBM's new Power8 processor. Formed by Google, IBM, Mellanox Technologies, NVIDIA, and Tyan, the Foundation makes Power hardware and software available for open development, as well as Power intellectual property licensable to other manufacturers. As Re/code notes, "the move allows anyone with the technical chops to design and manufacture their own Power-based chip and add their own enhancements to it." The OpenPower Foundation has also presented its first white box server details including a development and reference design from Tyan, and firmware and an operating system developed by IBM, Google, and Canonical. Reports Say Google's "Stars" Project May Reimagine Bookmarking

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Engrade: An Open-Source Online Gradebook March 2008 — Volume 11, Number 4 On the Internet by Nina Liakos SIZE="-1">Maryland English Institute University of Maryland, College Park <nina.liakos> March of the Penguin: Ars looks back at 20 years of Linux The Linux kernel was originally created by Linus Torvalds, a Finnish computer science student, and first announced to the world on August 25, 1991—exactly 20 years ago today. At the time, Torvalds described his work as a "hobby" and contended that it would not be "big and professional" like the GNU project. But the Linux kernel turned out to be one of the most significant pieces of open source software ever developed. Over the past two decades, it has grown from a humble hobby project into a global phenomenon that runs on everything from low-cost e-book readers to a majority of the world's supercomputers. Here's how it grew. From Freax to Linux

Stacks Coming soon Vote for your favorite applications to become Bitnami packages on our wishlist page. We will add the most popular apps to the Bitnami application library. Photo Sharing,Video Sharing,Media sharing,Java,PostgreSQL,Ant,Apache Maven,Tomcat,Apache,dspace HTML5 Latest Published Version: Latest Editor's Draft: Previous Versions: Editors: Robin Berjon, W3C ListOfOpenSourcePrograms List Of Open-source Programs (LOOP) for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems What is the LOOP list? This is a list of the best open-source applications that run on Windows.

Top 50 Portable Open Source Apps If you travel frequently, it can be frustrating to have to use a system that doesn’t have your favorite open source software already installed. Fortunately, many of the most popular open source applications come in portable versions that you can take with you on a USB thumb drive or other portable media. What makes an application portable? These apps can run from any portable device (a thumb drive, CD, DVD, portable hard drive or other device) without needing to be installed directly on the hard drive of the system you're using. They also don't leave behind any files on the host system, and they don't interfere with other software installed on that system.

Tutorial — Bottle 0.13-dev documentation This tutorial introduces you to the concepts and features of the Bottle web framework and covers basic and advanced topics alike. You can read it from start to end, or use it as a reference later on. The automatically generated API Reference may be interesting for you, too. It covers more details, but explains less than this tutorial. Solutions for the most common questions can be found in our Recipes collection or on the Frequently Asked Questions page. Open Source How to Contribute Do you have an idea for improving Zimbra? Have you developed a great mash-up? Zimbra is excited to take contributions that advance the quality and innovation of its collaboration platform. Our principal reason for open sourcing Zimbra Collaboration is our hope to grow a thriving community around this technology.

100+ awesome free and open source applications - Software - Posted on Tuesday 27th of September 2011 at 13:05 in SoftwareIt has always amazed me quite how many incredible, varied and useful applications are available for free on the Internet. Be it free, open source, web-based or merely passive trials - the number of top quality items on offer is huge. The purpose of this list is to help people realise that the free and open source software communities are expansive and generous.

World of Free and Open Source Art Balloon Dog 1 by Rob Myers, model by Bassam Kurdali Glyphiti 2006: View of Glyphiti (2001-present), Andy Deck Lines by Virtual Theater (Canada) at the 090909 UpStage Festival, screengrab by Helen Varley Jamieson Collaboration and Freedom – The World of Free and Open Source Art Open source software architects provides enterprise development lessons and tips In the secretive and profit-focused world of proprietary software development, the open source community stands as the champion for doing things differently. The application architects and the midnight-oil burning software developers who make open source software (OSS) work believe that the driving principles of open source software success are the FACTS: The creation of consumable parts is a side effect of using the right approach to build software. Raymond Augé, Senior Software Architect at Liferay Freedom Accessibility Collaboration Transparency Sharing

15+ Awesome Open Source Graphics Software List Cenon – Cenon is a graphical tool of a special kind. Build upon a modular graphical core, Cenon offers a wide variety of possibilities and applications. The best of all, the Cenon core is free software, available with full source codes, and at home on many computer platforms. It is capable of doing Desktop publishing, vector graphic transformation etc. Dia – Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program ‘Visio’, though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams.

What is open source? The term "open source" refers to something that can be modified and shared because its design is publicly accessible. While it originated in the context of computer software development, today the term "open source" designates a set of values—what we call the open source way. Open source projects, products, or initiatives are those that embrace and celebrate open exchange, collaborative participation, rapid prototyping, transparency, meritocracy, and community development. 67 Open Source Replacements for Really Expensive Applications Why spend thousands or even hundreds or thousands of dollars on a closed source application when you can get a comparable open source app for free? Even if you need commercial support, many open source programs now offer paid support that costs much less than the alternatives. For this list, we looked for quality, open source alternatives to software that has a reputation for being expensive. Whenever possible, we included MSRPs for the expensive software, though in some cases, the pricing scheme is so complicated that it's nearly impossible to pin down. We published a similar list last year, and we've updated and expanded the list for 2011. If you have suggestions for next year's list, feel free to note them in the comments section below.

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