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Apache River

Apache River software provides a JINI service, which is a service oriented architecture that defines a programming model which both exploits and extends Java technology to enable the construction of secure, distributed systems consisting of federations of services and clients. Jini technology can be used to build adaptive network systems...

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Apache Bloodhound

Apache Bloodhound has been created to be an open source collaboration tool to track the progress of and help distribute tasks within a project. With a particular focus on software development it includes integration with popular source control software including Apache Subversion, Git and Mercurial.

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[ANNOUNCE] Apache Commons JCS 2.2 Released

The Apache Commons Team is pleased to announce the availability of:
 
Apache Commons JCS 2.2
 
Apache Commons JCS is a distributed, versatile caching system.
 
The release notes...

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman

[this announcement is available at https://s.apache.org/n7YT ]
 
At yesterday's Board meeting, Phil Steitz was named Chairman of the ASF. Steitz, a 12-year ASF Member and former Vice Chairman, succeeds...

[ANN] Apache Tomcat 7.0.81 released

The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache Tomcat 7.0.81.
 
Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language...

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The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman

At yesterday's Board meeting, Phil Steitz was named Chairman of the ASF. Steitz, a 12-year ASF Member and former Vice Chairman, succeeds Brett Porter, who has served as ASF Chairman...


Success at Apache: Meritocracy.

By Kevin A. McGrail

The Apache Software Foundation is not a democracy.

It's an elitist organization that does not support an innate right to vote. We aren't capitalists because you...


[ANN] Apache Isis version 1.15.0 Released

The Apache Isis team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Isis v1.15.0.

New features in this release include:

  • inline prompts: the ability to edit a property or invoke...

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