The United States White House and the federal government have already been widely reported to have adopted a degree of open source software, tools and platforms -- but this trend is now officially set to increase.
Microsoft has made Xamarin free -- Xamarin is a 'offshoot sprout' of the Mono cross-platform software programming tools project, developers can use Xamarin to write native iOS, Android and Microsoft Windows apps with native user interfaces and share code across multiple platforms.
Much has been made recently of large scale (previously proprietary) firms adopting new uber open stances and suddenly getting the open source religion. As we have commented before... there's a big difference between 'making your product available on Linux' and truly being an open source...
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There's DevOps and then there's fake DevOps i.e. this 'new term' (it's all spin really, well kind of) attracts a lot of fakers.
Bouncing business extrovert Steve Ballmer has softened on his stance with regard to the Linux operating system, which he had famously previously derided as a cancer.
Pentaho (let's remember to call it a Hitachi Group company) has announced news of its labs team now completing development of native integration for Python. So what?
Java runtime solutions company Azul Systems has announced that Zulu Embedded is now available to download on the Wind River Marketplace. Zulu Embedded? Zulu Embedded is Azul's open source Java Virtual Machine (JVM) based on OpenJDK developed for manufacturers in the embedded,...
Do software application development leaders need a new year's resolution?
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