Success at Apache: Contributing to Open Source eve...

by Anthony Shaw I believe in the mission of the ASF for many reasons, but the first is the reason why I got into open-source software- free and open access to knowledge. Back when I was age 12 (1998), I started to learn to program in dBase 4. dBase 4 and the compiler Clipper were not cheap, especially for a $5-a-week paper-round.... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 23 February ...

We're closing out the month with the following activities from the Apache community: ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.  - Next Board Meeting: 21 March. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html ... [Read more...]

[ANN] Apache Isis version 1.16.1 Released

The Apache Isis team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Isis v1.16.1. This is primarily a bugfix release.  Nevertheless there are a couple of new features: * checkboxes for parented collections.  The selected rows are used as the defaults for any associated actions with collection parameters * infrastructure to... [Read more...]

Apache Maven Resolver, Version 1.1.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Resolver, version 1.1.1 Apache Maven Artifact Resolver is a library for working with artifact repositories and dependency resolution. Maven Artifact Resolver deals with the specification of local repository, remote repository, developer workspaces, artifact transports... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 16 February ...

Happy Friday --let's review what the collective Apache community has been up to: ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.  - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement  https://s.apache.org/zqC3  - Next Board Meeting: 21... [Read more...]

[ANNOUNCE] Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Beta r...

The Apache NetBeans team is proud to announce the release of Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Beta. Apache NetBeans 9.0 Beta (incubating) constitutes all the modules in the Apache NetBeans Git repo, which together provide the NetBeans Platform (i.e., the underlying application framework), which was released as Apache NetBeans 9.0 Alpha (incubating), as... [Read more...]

Announcing Apache JSPWiki 2.10.3

We're pleased to announce the availability of Apache JSPWiki version 2.10.3 —the fourth major release made as an Apache Top-Level Project. This is a hugely exciting release, packed with great features. Let's look at some of the highlights. Updates to the Haddock template Haddock is our next generation template. It's... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® C...

Mature Open Source Enterprise Cloud platform powers billions of dollars in transactions for the world's largest Cloud providers. Wakefield, MA —12 February 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache ® ... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 9 February 2...

We've had a great week! Here's what happened:: "Success at Apache" –the blog series from the Apache Community that focuses on why the ASF "just works".  - A Newbie's Narrative by Kuhu Shukla https://s.apache.org/A72H ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the... [Read more...]

Community Development News - January 2018

Welcome to our monthly blog update about what is happening in Apache Community Development (ComDev)! This month we have news about ApacheCon North America and also our Apache EU Roadshow, we register for GSoC, we report on our experience at the Open Source Summit Paris, we introduce Apache Community Business Cards, and we welcome two new PMC Members. ... [Read more...]

Apache OFBiz News - January 2018

Apache OFBiz News January 2018 Welcome to our regular monthly round-up of OFBiz news. This month we have news about our new OFBiz release, OFBiz volunteers for community metrics, we discuss the implementation of a documentation framework within OFBiz itself and we look at participating in Google Summer of Code. 16.11.04 Released! In early January... [Read more...]

Apache OFBiz News - December 2017

Apache OFBiz News December 2017 Welcome to our regular monthly round-up of OFBiz news. This month we have news about our usual end of year tasks to create a new branch but this time it's two instead of one!. New Framework and Plugin 17.12 Branches If you have been following our list of monthly fixes and improvements then you may have noticed... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: A Newbie’s Narrative

by Kuhu Shukla As I sit at my desk on a rather frosty morning with my coffee, looking up new JIRAs from the previous day in the Apache Tez project, I feel rather pleased. The latest community release vote is complete, the bug fixes that we so badly needed are in and the new release that we tested out internally on our many thousand strong... [Read more...]

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 2 February 2...

Hello, February. Let's review what the Apache community have been busy with over the past week: ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.  - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement  https://s.apache.org/zqC3  - Next... [Read more...]

Over 3.2 million downloads of Apache OpenOffice 4....

Since the release of Apache OpenOffice 4.1.5 end of 2017 we got over 3.2 million download requests . And this is only for the newest release. There are more for other versions that the users download due to their special needs. And not included are the many others from news magazins - online or on CD/DVD. Another impressive number is: 250 million .... [Read more...]

Meltdown and Spectre patches show negligible impac...

As promised in my  initial blog post on this matter, Apache Ignite community applied security patches against the notorious Meltdown Spectre vulnerabilities and completed performance testing of general operations and workloads that are typical for Ignite deployments. The security patches were applied only for  CVE-2017-5754  (Meltdown) and ... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® K...

Open Source tools used for collecting, aggregating and visualizing software project activity. Wakefield, MA —30 January 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache® Kibble™ as a Top-Level Project (TLP). ... [Read more...]

The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Stateme...

The Apache Software Foundation describes its Vision Statement,  the basis for the 5-year strategic plan in development. Our mission is to support communities that create and distribute Open Source software at no charge under the Apache License, per our Bylaws . To this end we provide mentoring, virtual collaboration space, and resources for... [Read more...]

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces ApacheCo...

World's largest Open Source foundation expands conference participation to serve Apache's diverse projects and their growing communities. Wakefield, MA —29 January 2018— The Apache ® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, today... [Read more...]

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