Apache Foundation

Foundations, bright lines, and building successful open source ecosystems

As we continue to create new open source foundations, we need to be thoughtful in the how-and-why of such foundations.Read more

Joan Touzet on CouchDB and the Apache way

Radio microphone, interviews on open source
Joan Touzet of the Apache Software Foundation will keynote this year's Texas Linux Fest. in this interview, she tells us about the CouchDB community...Read more

RTFM? How to write a manual worth reading

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Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better...Read more

Apple's ResearchKit, npm private modules, and more open source news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of Apple's ResearchKit, the launch of npm private modules,...Read more

Web inventor predicts cultural shift, Apache powers half the Internet, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee on a cultural shift thanks to open...Read more

Forges and foundations: Chalk and cheese

Forges and foundations: Chalk and cheese
Black Duck Software and North Bridge Venture Partners, working with 451 Research, are conducting the sixth annual Future of Open Source Survey . I...Read more

Forks and spoons, OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more

Do you think Open Office and Libre Office will un-fork, or spoon, merging back into one project?

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more