VMware has released Java and Python open-source software development kits (SDKs) for the VMware vCloud API, making it easier for developers and ISVs to jumpstart their projects by flexibly leveraging private and public cloud services. The new Python and Java SDKs for the VMware vCloud API will simplify and accelerate developers’ ability to leverage VMware vCloud services.
Sun has announced the release of the Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server version 3 Prelude, a lightweight Web application server that is based on a modular OSGi architecture. Sun is also providing a preview of features that will be available in the upcoming Java Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE).
In his blog titled “Future Of Testing”, Aditya Dada talks of the novel open and community based approach to testing and software quality taken by the Glassfish Quality Team.
The source code for Net-SNMP 5.4 which includes the Python bindings is now available to the open source developer community through SourceForge.net. Net-SNMP project is consistently ranked among Sourceforge’s top 100 current projects.
ScienceLogic Announced the release of source code for Python developers to start using Net-SNMP tools and libraries for network management software development. Until ScienceLogic’s involvement, Net-SNMP APIs were not available for Python language programming.
The Google Summer of Code is an annual program first held during the summer of 2005. It’s a program that helps student developers to create new open source programs.
The goal of this program is to get university students familiar with open-source software development by working on a summer-long coding project. Participants not only have an opportunity to work on a challenging project, but also receive a stipend of $4500!
For several years, SourceForge has been the standard for open source projects. There wasn’t any competition as fulfilling the needs of a demanding open source community is anything but simple. SourceForge has done exceptionally well for so long, but now there’s an alternative.