Silverlight going open source, sort of...

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Last month, I blogged about Adobe Flex going open source. It seems Microsoft has taken notice, and is making some of Silverlight available as open source. Microsoft is also releasing the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) and IronPython on CodePlex under the Microsoft Permissive License. This allows developers and users... Read more

The most important open-source apps

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eWEEK Labs has named the 18 most important open-source applications. These are applications that have helped make open-source technologies integral enterprise tools. In no particular order, here they are: Apache Linux Kernel Nessus Firefox Perl Wireshark PHP VNC BSD Webmin Asterisk Nmap OpenOffice.org MySQL Nagios Eclipse Samba OpenSSH and... Read more

Adobe Flex going open source

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According to eWeek, Adobe Systems has announced that the Flex Web framework is being released to the open source community. Flex is a framework for building cross-platform rich internet applications for the web and also enables the new Adobe Apollo applications for the desktop. The next release of... Read more

Microsoft Malware Protection Center

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The portal officially launches in early July and will have additional features such as malware sample submission. In the meantime, it lists things such as the most active families and variants for malware, most active email threats, and the top adware/spyware removed. It also provides links to download the... Read more