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  • JAXenter Puts Spotlight on Apache Allura in Interview with VP and SourceForge Chief Engineer Dave Brondsema
    JAXenter recently put the spotlight on Apache Allura by interviewing SourceForge Principal Engineer and VP at Apache Allura, Dave Brondsema. With this interview, JAXenter sought to get a better idea of what Apache Allura is all about and what makes it different from other software forges. In the interview, Dave Brondsema begins by talking about […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – November 2016
    The vote for November 2016 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until October 15, 2016 12:00 UTC. Hydrogen Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It’s main goal is to bring professional yet simple and intuitive pattern-based drum programming. [ Download Hydrogen ] […]

  • Projects of the Week, September 19, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: SQuirreL SQL Client SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical SQL client written in Java that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc. [ Download SQuirreL […]

  • Is that Really Good Quality Code You’re Writing?
    Have you given any thought to the quality of your code lately? If you’ve been coding for some time now, chances are the quality of your code may have taken a back seat. Perhaps it’s begun to deteriorate, or perhaps you’ve gotten used to coding a certain way that you’re no longer too concerned about […]

  • Projects of the Week, September 12, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Shareaza Shareaza is a very powerful multi-network peer-to-peer file-sharing client supporting Gnutella² G2, Gnutella, eDonkey2000 / eMule, DC++, HTTP, FTP and BitTorrent / DHT protocols for Windows or Wine. [ Download Shareaza ] TuxGuitar TuxGuitar is a multitrack guitar […]

  • 5 Things that Can Turn Open Source Users Away
    You’ve put so much work into your open source project, the last thing you want to do is to give users a reason to avoid it. Alas, this can happen unknowingly to a lot of open source projects. Amid all the things that must be taken care of in order to properly set up a […]

  • September 2016, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – FreeDOS
    For our September “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected FreeDOS, a free DOS-compatible operating system for IBM-PC compatible systems. Jim Hall, creator of FreeDOS shared some of thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the FreeDOS project please. Jim Hall (JH): The FreeDOS Project aims to create […]

  • Projects of the Week, September 5, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: NAS4Free The NAS4Free operating system can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share computer data storage over a computer network. ‘NAS’ as in “Network-Attached Storage” and ‘4Free’ as in ‘Free and open source’, NAS4Free is the simplest […]

  • September 2016, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – GnuCash
    For our September “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected GnuCash, an easy-to-use personal and small-business finance manager with a checkbook-like appearance. GnuCash is a highly-rated accounting software that’s freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Designed to be easy to use […]

  • Projects of the Week, August 29, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: VeraCrypt VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX (https://www.idrix.fr) and based on TrueCrypt 7.1a. It adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – October 2016
    The vote for October 2016 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until September 15, 2016 12:00 UTC. Battle for Wesnoth Android Port [ Download Battle for Wesnoth Android Port ] Simplicity Linux Simplicity Linux uses Puppy Linux and derivatives as a base, uses the XFCE window manager, and comes […]

  • Projects of the Week, August 22, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: OpenMandriva Lx OpenMandriva Lx is an exciting free Desktop Operating System that aims to cater to and interest first time and advanced users alike. It has the breadth and depth of an advanced system but is designed to be […]

  • Top Traits that Will Serve You Well in Open Source
    While the world of open source isn’t exactly what you’d call “dog-eat-dog”, it’s still a world that grants success only to those who work diligently at it. This work no doubt involves coding and related skills development, but there’s another type of work that has an even bigger impact on open source success: working on […]

  • Projects of the Week, August 15, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: ReactOS ReactOS is an open source effort to develop a quality operating system that is compatible with applications and drivers written for the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems (NT4, 2000, XP, 2003). [ Download ReactOS ] Super […]

  • Handling the Banes of Open Source Management
    We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. ~Albert Einstein Ah, the creation of an open source project. Where once all you had was an idea and a desire to satisfy a personal need, you now have a fully-formed project that numerous other people are finding useful and […]

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