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  • Google's surprise: ODF support launches ahead of schedule

    Following the comments by Google's head of open source, Chris DiBona, last week in London, Google has today announced that support for ODF (OpenDocument Format) has now been added to its Google Drive suite of apps. In a post on Google+, the team announced immediate support of ODT (ODF text documents), ODS (spreadsheets) and ODP (presentations), which can now all be imported into Google Docs.

    Written by Simon Phipps17 Dec. 14 07:50
  • InfoWorld Bossies

    InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards

    Written by InfoWorld staff30 Sept. 14 07:21
  • Bossies 2014: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

    If you hadn't noticed, we're in the midst of an incredible boom in enterprise technology development -- and open source is leading it. You're unlikely to find better proof of that dynamism than this year's Best of Open Source Software Awards, affectionately known as the Bossies.

    Written by Doug Dineley29 Sept. 14 23:25
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  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

    Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.

    Written by Paul Rubens11 Feb. 14 13:44
  • How-to: Get started with MySQL

    An easy step-by-step guide to setting up a MySQL database server, along with phpMyAdmin, on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

    Written by Paul Venezia15 Nov. 12 11:13
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