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Is the End of the Benevolent Dictator for Life in Open-Source Software Here?

Is the End of the Benevolent Dictator for Life in Open-Source Software Here?

Unlike commercial software, open-source software is designed and built by communities of developers. Communities don’t have vice presidents, directors, managers or corporate committees to guide development. There are a number of open-source governance models. One of those is the foundation model, which supports community-led development.

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Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Sometimes it feels as if two diametrically opposed camps exist in the enterprise search space: commercial and proprietary; and open source. I'd suggest this is true across many types of software. Many — perhaps most — software products in use in organizations today are commercial and proprietary.

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SilverStripe Updates, NetlifyCMS 2.0 Launched, More News

SilverStripe Updates, NetlifyCMS 2.0 Launched, More News

Following the launch of SilverStripe 4 in Nov. 2017, SilverStripe have launched versions 4.1 and 4.2. The latest releases come with the following new features: A more redefined React-driven interface and better support for the latest versioning system to help developers build better products for their customers.

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Liferay Community Edition Portal 7.1 on the Horizon, More Open Source News

Liferay Community Edition Portal 7.1 on the Horizon, More Open Source News

Liferay Community Edition Portal 7.1 Alpha 1 is now available, which means it’s entering phase two of its beta program focused on reporting and fixing bugs within the software. Liferay has called on the open source software community to participate in the beta program to find bugs and report them

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Jahia Updates DX Platform, Magnolia’s New Financial Partner, More Open Source News

Jahia Updates DX Platform, Magnolia's New Financial Partner, More Open Source News

Jahia has kicked off 2018 by releasing Jahia DX 7220 — the latest edition of its digital experience platform. Jahia DX 7220 boasts a new user interface (UI), code-named ‘Anthracite’ which, “reflects feedbacks gathered from customers focus groups carried out along the development phase.

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Netlify 1.0 Launched, More Open Source News

Netlify 1.0 Launched, More Open Source News

On Dec. 7, 2017, Netlify announced its open source Netlify CMS project had hit version 1.0, boasting a fully-redesigned UI, a new media library and identity management. Mathias Biilmann, CEO of Netlify, told CMSWire Netlify 1.0, “provides an open source alternative to the rising number of proprietary headless CMS

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