The latest "Microsoft vs. open source" wave is washing the blogosphere. Seems like Microsoft just can't win...
The news is circulating since a few days, but I was suprised to not see discussions about it but in a few forums.
It should reveal the real Microsoft's attitude towards open source (think of .NET, Mono, SilverLight etc...) - no criticism here, I believe in freedom, including the right of corporates to pursue their own strategies.
But when we, weaker or stronger opensource advocates, criticize...
Open Source Java can be closer than you expect, and you can wake up next week with the free world at your hands
Welcome to Opensville, Population Zero is a blog that's been referenced by Slashdot right now. It's an interesting blog posting. I've never heard of this William Hurley, but he has an interesting thing to say.
When I started with open source, in the 1980's before the phrase "open source" had even been coined and Eric Raymond was still living in Texas (if I remember right) ... there was little...
The project spring-annotations is moving from java.net, and starting the release of the version 1.1 beta, please help testing this release.
Hibernate, Genuitec and LGPL in between. Today both sides agreed on something, and it doesn't look good for Genuitec.
Thoughts on the use of UML/MDA tools these days.
One of the questions that came up in yesterdays debug hunt was this ...
"what to do when the query does not match the data". Lets see what the code has to say.
For the last couple of months the GeoTools community has been
creeping around a problem ... one of quality. I am going to
wade in and do something about it; a code reivew. The catch? It is
probably going to be my own code.
"Java Power Tools" is a new book that I'm currently working on about open source (mostly Java) software tools and techniques that can contribute to improving development projects.
roupThink is a behavior pattern that results in inferior decision making by a group of smart people when the cohesiveness of the group is too high. In this blog, I describe GroupThink and explore its application to open-source projects.
Five technical experts at Sun expound on the first open-source CPU.
Coming up next week, January 16-19.
The first edition of Jazoon is an open space for innovation. The conference is calling for papers, asking the community expectations and waiting your participation.
Thoughts on an Open Technology Development Model that rewards contributors with equity stakes in the project that could then be used as a basis for revenue sharing: making open development models profitable for contributors, and providing the motivation for developers to invade new markets
The Zettabyte File System, an addition in the Solaris 10 OS update called 6/06, is praised by an eWeek article.
Let's celebrate Open Source Java!
Read about the library formed by the Portlet Repository: goals, content, process, also the guidelines for contributors.
Lots of progress since the JavaOne announcement! Read a summary.
Several recent articles summarize the latest of the OpenSPARC project.