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Microsoft To Release Open Source Security App

The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.

First Data Based Security Maturity Model Released

The BSIMM maturity model sheds light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts

SpringSource Targets Enterprise with Latest Groovy and Grails

SpringSource released updates to the dynamic programming language and the open source Web app framework last week.

Eclipse Launches Effort To Define Standard Mobile Dev Tools

Pulsar aims to create a standard mobile application development tools platform based on the open source Eclipse framework.

Open Source Project Gives Java Devs a 'Lift'

Open source Web framework Lift now available under Apache 2.0 license.

First Look: KDE 4.2 Windows Version

Running KDE apps on Windows XP is a nice idea, but the bugs aren't worked out yet.

Sun Expands GlassFish into Web Platform

Release combines the GlassFish app server with a number of open source projects, including the GlassFish Web Stack, GlassFish Web Space Server and GlassFish ESB.

Moonlight 1.0 Ships

Novell has released Moonlight 1.0, a plug-in based on Microsoft's Silverlight 1.0 RIA runtime.

WSO2 Componentizes SOA

On Monday WSO2 unveiled a new service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework built on the OSGi specification.

Letter to Obama: Consider Open Source

An industry coalition urged President Obama to make open source software a government consideration.

Mozilla Coming After Microsoft in EC Dispute

The foundation overseeing the Firefox browser wants to help the European Commission in its complaint against Microsoft.

Top MySQL Officials Leave Sun

After months of mounting dissatisfaction with the way Sun Microsystems was evolving the MySQL database, the founders of the popular open source vendor have decided to move on.

New PHP for Eclipse

PHP Development Tools (PDT) version 2.0 is a "major upgrade" according to project leads.

First Look: FreeBSD 7

The UNIX-like server solution adds some extra security features beyond what you'd find with typical Linux OSes.

Microsoft Opens Up Web Sandbox

The source code for Microsoft's Web Sandbox is now available under an open license.

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