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Engine Yard Launches Grant Program to Support Open Source Developers
By Lisa Hoover Posted on 01/24/11 0
One of the biggest conundrums in open source software development is how to fund a project. It's tough to attract and keep OSS contributors or sustain long-term project growth with little to no cash flow, but open source projects are rarely moneymakers during the critical early days of developmen...
Open Source Trends to Watch in 2011
By Lisa Hoover Posted on 01/11/11 0
From open source mobile platform development to the continued rise of public open source companies like Red Hat, 2010 was a banner year for the open source industry. To be sure, there are plenty of trends to watch in 2011. Let's take a look at a few: Mashable's Jolie O'Dell predicts Ruby will get...
Linux Adoption on the Rise in Enterprise
By Lisa Hoover Posted on 01/03/11 1
A recent survey by the Linux Foundation indicates the adoption of Linux is overtaking Windows enterprise level at quite a rapid clip. Indeed, nearly 80% of the 1,948 survey respondants plan to add more Linux to their business' infrastructure within the next five years, while only 21% plan to add ...