Open Source Insider:

November, 2012

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November 26, 2012  8:01 AM

Santa Claus, Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy go open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
animation, DreamWorks, Movies, Open source

DreamWorks has released its OpenVDB open source C++ library for general community consumption and adaption. The animation studio has used the technology itself on its "Rise of the Guardians" fantasy film that features a whole group of childhood legends including Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and...

November 22, 2012  5:47 AM

DevOps must be Developer-first, not Operations

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, DevOps, Operations

The rise of social enterprise tools intended to facilitate workplace collaboration have naturally impacted the software application development function in terms of user interconnectivity and integration. Specifically here we see the popularised term "DevOps" coming to the fore. Used to express...


November 20, 2012  8:40 AM

Open source identity management: can 250,000 users be wrong?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ForgeRock, Identity management, Open source

Identity management specialist ForgeRock has launched a 100% open source software stack intended to secure applications and services across enterprise, cloud, social and mobile environments. Boasting claims of more than 250,000 downloads in less than 24 months, the ForgeRock Open Identity Stack is...


November 19, 2012  11:06 AM

Is enterprise Android a BYOD hell?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
devices, Mobile, Security

Google's release of Android Jelly Bean 4.2 has come at a time when somewhere around 50 manufacturers now support the open source mobile-focused operating system. Looking across the...


November 16, 2012  10:12 AM

Apple Mac open source fantasy video game

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, Open source

In a week filled with big data and predictive analytics at what is an undeniably fairly heavy enterprise level, the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog today turns to the equally important subject of community driven fantasy video games. Battle for Wesnoth is available for Apple Mac from its...


November 15, 2012  6:54 AM

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean arrives

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Google, Mobile, Open source

Google has released the source code for the next version of Android. The open source operating system's next iteration will be known as Android Jelly Bean 4.2. NOTE: Jelly Bean comes in alphabetical order in the Android family of naming convention which has previously seen...


November 9, 2012  1:33 PM

Mozilla director: We’ll make content more webby

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, mozilla, Open source, page, Web design

Holiday season is just around the corner, but this week it's festival season. To be more accurate, it's time for the Mozilla Festival. A gathering of web-centric happy geeks that features peer learning time as well as hands on coding and tool experience sessions, plus a chance to hear from...


November 8, 2012  11:40 AM

Cross-device cross-platform incompatibility incongruence

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Cross Platform, interconnectivity, Interoperability, Open source

There is now, it seems, a cross-device compatibility imperative rising. We know this of course. Windows 8 is very much positioned as a 'desktop, to tablet, to mobile handset' cross-device operating system and Apple's iOS has (arguably) already been in this space for some time already. Carrying...


November 6, 2012  10:39 AM

3D BlackBerry games to span Android & Apple iOS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, Cross Platform, Developers, Games, Open source

In the shadow of dark industry mutterings relating to the firm's wider position in the mobile device market, there are healthy sections of the RIM technology stack garnering interest from developers and users alike. RIM (Research In Motion) has not long launched the Gameplay open source...


November 5, 2012  7:34 AM

Made in Hong Kong: Linux rising in China?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Linux, Red Hat, RedMonk

Red Hat is reported to be eyeing the Chinese market as a key propagation ground for revenue growth. CEO Jim Whitehurst is quoted on USA China Daily saying that most of China's stock exchange market systems are based on the Linux system. "The open-source Linux system is the hero behind the scene,"...


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