Above is a video sharing some of the Open Source accomplishments and work done by Google last year. It’s a fascinating (and sometimes slow) interview but perhaps worth a look.
There are 5 parts. Here are some highlights:
1. GoogleCL, Android, Chromium, Chrome OS, and WebM and Linux.
Make Open Easy, License Defragmentation, What Makes Open Source Projects Succeed
Google Summer of Code
Silicon Valley Linux Users Group
5. Shares thoughts on his career and being the Open Source Program Manager at Google.
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It’s vitally important that you trust and believe me when I say that you should
never download any “free” WordPress Themes via a search return for those keywords in Google.
You’ll get stuck with a corrupt and perhaps malicious piece of software, despite how “cool” the Theme really looks! Please read this
great article diving deep into the reasons why for more info.
Drupal 7.0 has been released and it’s got the normal marketing copy that you see when a new release is set free into the wild:
Except for the last one, of course.
For those that are using WordPress more as a CMS than a blog application then perhaps this plugin is for you, especially if you have
tons of pages: CMS Tree View WordPress Plugin.
See the above video for it in action.
Zotonic is a fast, open source, and easy to use CMS. It was built witih “rich internet apps” in mind. Released under Apache2 license you have the ability to do really anything you want with it.
Check out this overview vid after the jump:
published a statement that they are dropping support for the H.264 codec in the Chrome web browser and replacing it for their WebM codec.
This is highly significant because one of the largest proponents of H.264 is Apple. The codec is specifically used within iOS for most of the video functionality.
Locomotive, a free open source CMS build on Rails, is actively in BETA right now but apparently is pretty stable. It’ll integrate with Heroku or even AmazonS3.
Ruby has been an ever-increasing interest for me as well as my team and we’ve even begun developing apps in it.
It was only a matter of time, right?
Learn how to do this for yourself (once you get the Google notebook) and hack away.
I love the part of creating a “business” and separating it from the Open Source community. Brilliant (and risky).