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5 PaaS Anti-patterns

By Steven Citron-Pousty
April 30, 2014

Today I am going to cover 5 ways developers may be on a Platform as a Service (PaaS) but have not really embraced the new platform effectively. If you have done any of these things below while building your application …

Top stories: July 18-22, 2011

Top stories: July 18-22, 2011
By Mac Slocum
July 22, 2011

This week on O'Reilly: We examined the deeper and broader implications of Google+, four solutions to the patent quagmire were offered up, and we learned about the "art of mass organizational manipulation."

FOSS isn't always the answer

By James Turner
July 21, 2011

James Turner says the notion that proprietary software is somehow dirty or a corruption of principles ignores the realities of competition, economics, and context.

Documents as miniature websites? - Plus: Legislation needed to protect and promote FOSS

By Rick Jelliffe
July 22, 2009

The most likely future for documents and their formats, is that each document will start to look/act/be implemented more and more like a tiny, self-contained website. There is a flip-side: as documents become more like tiny websites, the desktop application will become more become more like a browser with an internal web-server.

Announcing the date of the FOSS revolution: 2032!

By Rick Jelliffe
April 24, 2009

In the spirit of Bishop Ussher, I am prepared to announce the date the Free and Open Source Sofware revolution will be complete: it is the year 2032! Instead of SETI@home, we need a GERI@home project.


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