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Hermes FTW

A lot of work got done on a lot of great projects at last weekend’s Random Hacks of Kindness; one of the most exciting was the Hermes Message Carrier, an ad ...
June 10, 2011

Summary of ICSE Panel

Jorge Aranda has posted a good summary of the panel session at at ICSE on “What Industry Wants From Research”. We hope to have more news soon…
June 09, 2011

Blueprints Are Not Architecture

As I wrote a couple of week ago, one of the reasons I started The Architecture of Open Source Applications project was to fill a gap I stumbled over while te...
June 07, 2011

Thanks, Google!

We are very pleased to announce that the Open Source Programs Office at Google has agreed to provide support so that Amy Brown can continue to work part-time...
June 04, 2011