The seasons are changing, the temperature is dropping, and the world of open source continues to turn. Here are your open source news highlights from this past week:
- Julie Bort’s NetworkWorld article, “Sam Ramji: Cloud makes open source ‘inevitable’ for Microsoft, others,” shares the former Microsoft employee’s views on how the cloud will lead to wider adoption of open source by proprietary vendors.
- The PCMag.com article, “Google Reveals Dart, New Open-Source Programming Language” by Jill Duffy, covered Google presenting the details of the programming language, Dart, that’s used to create structured Web applications.
- “Fixing your community one click at a time” was posted on opensource.com, by Jason Hibbets, on the SeeClickFix open source, community reporting platform.
- Andrew Yu and Marshall Vale of Modo Labs wrote the blog, “Universities foster the next big tech innovation through open source,” on ZDNet about open source innovations that are bread in the inherently collaborate environments of college campuses.
- Wired published an article by Cade Metz on Microsoft’s plans to integrate the Hadoop platform with Windows and eventually release its work back to the open source community: “Microsoft Embraces Elephant of Open Source”
Now the only thing this post needs is…more cowbell!