8 Open Source Projects from Google

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For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. Some of Google’s own open source projects, like Android, have become as common as their proprietary competitors, yet many do not even realize they are using software with free and open source components.

Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

Open source is a wonderful thing. But reading Matthew Ingram’s post last week about the lack of adoption for an open Twitter alternative highlighted the key reason why so few open source projects become mainstream success stories at the level of WordPress or Firefox. There’s a painful truth here for developers currently flocking to the latest cool open source project on Github.

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Is Open Source the new black?

The Way of the Web

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives → Is Open Source the new black? July 15th, 2010 · View Comments It seems as if Open Source is becoming fashionable, particularly when it comes to maps. Although I believe open source is a very useful and viable way to work, I do worry about companies leaping into it without some careful planning and research.

How the Open Source Makers revolution is continuing…

The Way of the Web

I’m obviously a big fan of the open source philosophy – in addition to using WordPress as a content platform, I’ve been heavily involved with the Jigoshop open source eCommerce project , worked with Magento for clients including Jigowatt , and take a keen interest in the use of Creative Commons and GPL licensing for content. Disruptive Technology Hardware 3d printing arduino makers open source electronics open source hardware

Open source development, forking and GP licences

The Way of the Web

I’ve spent the last 24 hours concentrating on some work for friends and clients, Jigoshop regarding their use of the GPL Licence V3 and the repercussions of ‘forking’ a project under that licence, so if you’re at all interested in open source, you might want to head over and read the latest post to see what’s going on. open source forking free software gps licence v3 jigoshop wordpress ecommerce

Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source

The Way of the Web

One reason is simply that it’s a really good product which I can easily recommend – as part of research I played around with the alternatives and I can honestly say that I’d already decided to use Jigoshop to power a couple of future projects before working with them. And the other is that it’s one of the first times I’ve been working on a project which is delivering something via Open Source, rather than using OS products as an end user.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. The price is right--FREE and OPEN TO ANYONE! to work, you have to be transparent, open to the web. Example: OASIS-DITA for Learning --open source XML standard that allows you to create technical documentation so that it can be re-purposed and re-used. Because everyone is hyper-connected and can create create content, can do their work in an open and public way. This open way adds value. Bloggers are more open, diverse, etc.

OSSCamp Summer Edition

The Marketing Blog

OSS Camp is a platform for promoting Open Source Projects from India. Name Topic Abstract 1 Sonali Minocha MySQL Optimization 2 Kinshuk Sunil Open Source Game Development A look at Tools & Technologies facilitating Indie and Open Source Game Dev 3 Vishwajeet Singh Subversion 1.5 an Insight An overview of Subversion project and capabilities of Subversion 1.5

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact – click to see my very first post!), Facebook Technology social Brewster Kahle Family history Hewlett Packard Internet Archive open source phil windley social networkOne of my favorite things to do is research my family history.

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact - click to see my very first post!), open source Technology social network Internet Archive Hewlett Packard Brewster Kahle social Facebook phil windley Family historyOne of my favorite things to do is research my family history.

49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

The Way of the Web

If you’re stuck for designers/developers I’m always happy to recommend several that I’ve enjoyed working with both on my own sites and client projects. And that’s before you get into the various projects built on top of WordPress – for example, Jigoshop, a client of mine who produce a frankly amazing WordPress eCommerce solution. Blogging open source wordpress domain names platforms setup wordpress hosting

Catching up on essential tech reading: Hackers and The Art of Intrusion

The Way of the Web

It’s interesting that the book ends with the lone figure of Richard Stallman, the ‘last true hacker’ and founder of the Free Software Foundation , as the rise of Free Software / Open Source has fueled a resurgence in open software and hacking which has again led to hardware innovation in 3D Printing, Drone aircraft and more. How can you motivate hackers and those who work on projects for the joy of them rather than pay?

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

If you are interested in a large scale, scaleable community that where one member may drop a development of opensource projects and another member will pick it, have a look at sourceforge. I also mentioned The Burrito Project on my “ Social NETWORKS are much more than Social MEDIA &# here is the wikipedia page. Crowdfunding of films through Fundable.com and other projects.

The two ‘gadget’ purchases I need to make in 2011

The Way of the Web

But they’re probably as important, if not, more important, than ever… An Arduino Kit : As they describe it, ‘Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software’ As I see it, it’s a great way for someone who isn’t particularly practical to finally play around with how things work in an relatively cheap way, without risking laptop or Xbox 360 destruction.

Entrepreneurial resources

The Marketing Blog

10 pm Entrepreneurial resources Jump to Comments Customer development methodology Good product manager bad product manager Customer development process Minimum Viable Product Project rifle Research writing methodology Conducting market research Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Leave a Comment Filed under Entrepreneur , Entrepreneurship Tags: Entrepreneur , presentation , research , video Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20

The Marketing Blog

Noel talks about his project Luck of Seven and in particular answers seven questions in the podcast. By the way Episode 20 of Luck of Seven project is out. Home About In the Media SmallBizPod – Episode 56 Asian Entrepreneurship News from Other Blogs October 18, 2007.6:51 51 am Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20 Jump to Comments C.C. Chapman’s latest podcast episode at Managing The Gray features friend, Drupaller & co-worker Noel.

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2013 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. The program works in a three-phase cycle, with organizations and mentors submitting proposals for their projects,” reported TheVerge.com. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”.

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Google Waves Goodbye To Wave…Should They Do The Same To Google+?

SocMed Sean

If you would like to continue using Wave, there are a number of open source projects, including Apache Wave. There is also an open source project called Walkaround that includes an experimental feature that lets you import all your Waves from Google. If you would like to continue using Google+, there are a number of alternative projects, including Facebook and Twitter. This morning I received a very cute email in my Inbox from Google.

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. The program works in a three-phase cycle, with organizations and mentors submitting proposals for their projects,” reported TheVerge.com. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. The program works in a three-phase cycle, with organizations and mentors submitting proposals for their projects,” reported TheVerge.com. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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Top programming Languages In High Demand At Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and other MNCs

BeingOptimist

This is an open-source language programming and is extremely easy to learn and requires you to have very few coding skills in comparison to other programming languages. Google , Microsoft, and Facebook are the biggest and most well-known tech companies in the world.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

Open Source Matters , Inc. Project , today announced that Joomla!, the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. Project. reached 15 million downloads,&# said Elin Waring, President of Open Source Maters, part of the Joomla! Project. Project include JEvents (1.8 Project. About Open Source Matters, Inc. Project.

12 of the Best Free Stock Video Websites for Great Footage

Hootsuite

The clips you download from Videvo will be licensed in a variety of different ways: some you may not be able to use for specific types of projects. Use these sweet clips in commercial video projects or personal ones, and copy or modify them to your heart’s content.

RockMelt – The Social Browser

Mindjumpers

It would require a lot to make me impressed with such a project. When the browser is open you have extra features in the right and left side of the window: – On the left side , all your Facebook friends are imported. RockMelt is built on Chromium, the same open source browser, which is also used by Google Chrome and you can feel the resemblance. Tweet RockMelt is a social browser that fuses social media profiles into the browser.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Twitter acquires password startup Mitro – Twitter acquired small password security startup Mitro, with plans to keep the team but not the product; Mitro’s product will live on as an open source project (TechCrunch). Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook.

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs. The use of sponsored content and native advertising also continues to increase as publishers look for additional sources of revenue.

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How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

Socialmedia.biz

AMP is a Google-backed open-source project that launched last February as an open standard to make it easier for any publisher to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. In an increasingly mobile world, AMP is a tool or open source framework that speeds up browsing when you’re using a mobile phone or or tablets. Facebook allows users to open pages without leaving the Facebook environment.

Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016

Kikolani

Portfolio functionality allows users to build product catalogs and project portfolios without having to use another plugin. PressWork is an open source, free WordPress theme framework designed with CSS3 and HTML5 and customized for various different categories such as publishers, designers, developers etc. Cherry Framework by TemplateMonster is yet another advanced open-source framework built on Bootstrap.

CentOS 8 Discontinued | CentOS 8 Replaced by CentOS Stream

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“CentOS project board announces the end of free CentOS line of Linux Distributions a.k.a. In the recent turn of events CentOS project board announced the end of CentOS line of Free Linux Distros, which were based on the Red Hat script.

19 productivity and time management apps for 2016

Kikolani

The tool is more than perfect for managing projects of all types. Basecamp lets you broadcast a common piece of information among teams, sort things out, initiate discussions related to project, organize and store files, keep track of progress, and ensure that things go as planned. With this tool you can keep track of time through tags or projects and share the detailed time-tracking report with clients and senior management. You know what they say, ‘time is money’.

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

“Betabrand is perfect because we have such an open, experimental approach to branding,” says Lindland. From its Model Citizen photo campaign to its Disco Open Source Project to its ThinkTank Community Idea Factory, Betabrand has built its brand around customer engagement. We recently ran a post covering the Facebook-powered sock insurance program from Betabrand, maker of geek chic such as the Executive Pinstripe Hoodie and the Nauseating Holiday Pants.

FedRAMP Certification: What Is It, Why It Matters, and Who Has It

Hootsuite

Source: FedRAMP. This marketplace is the first place government agencies look when they want to source a new cloud-based solution. It’s a great resource when they’re looking to source a secure cloud product or service. Source: FedRAMP.

The Future Of Books And Publishing

Twist Image

Along with starting one of the most interesting open source projects, LibriVox (for audio books based on books in the public domain), Hugh also works on book and publishing start-ups. Episode #279 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I wish more people would read (more) books.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social web has opened the communication floodgates. To wipe startup costs, check out a free open source solution like phpBB. If you want a scalable solution with plenty of feature options, Drupal is a great open source solution that requires some custom programming. In addition to founding and leading Chicago-based Duo Consulting , Michael Silverman has headed up a number of online community development projects for 15 years.

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3 Ways to Add Social Proof to your Magento Storefront

Pixlee

To keep up with this projected growth, e-commerce platforms, solutions, and CMS software will need to evolve to meet new customer needs. Magento’s open-source platform provides online sellers a flexible shopping cart system and full control over the design of their online shops. E-commerce growth is accelerating and is expected to continue to grow at a staggering pace. As it does, the internet as a retail distribution channel has become more and more powerful.

The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

Stay N' Alive

In those days, going open source and giving people the opportunity to own their own data stored on each blog was the equivalent of federating social connections would be today – instead of owning content people would now have the opportunity to own their own relationships and port those from site to site if they choose, or host the relationships themselves if they also choose (I’m kind of doing that at [link] ).

How to Level-up Your Visual Branding on Instagram

Later

The first step in almost every design project is to define what you want to say, and who you want to say it to. Even their Instagram feed can be a valuable source of inspiration: View this post on Instagram.

How is Bitcoin Evolving in Africa?

BeingOptimist

Ever since Bitcoin came in 2009, it has evolved in a big way, like an opaque open attempt to develop like a virtual coin. Many digital currency-based projects are working in Web 3.0.

Journalism And The New Media With Jay Rosen

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In July 2006 he announced the debut NewAssignment.net , his experimental site for pro-am, open source reporting projects. A second project was OffTheBus with The Huffington Post , for which he served as co-publisher with Arianna Huffington. Episode #265 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

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Anderson's latest book, Makers - The New Industrial Revolution ( Crown Business , October 2012) tells the amazing story of how 3-D printing coupled with open source design and the entrepreneurial spirit is beginning to take hold. Makers often share their designs and collaborate on projects at a global level. open source design. Something amazing happened this past Sunday.