Open Source Archive

Mozilla Firefox 6

Mozilla has just launched Firefox 6 with some new features, better performance and fixed bugs. Actually pre-release build of Firefox 6 was made available last week. Firefox 6 is coming with new developer tool called “Scratchpad tool” which makes it simple to quickly enter, execute, test and refine JavaScript snippets in Firefox

Download Mozilla Thunderbird 6 Beta

Mozilla announced Thunderbird new version “Thunderbird Beta, available now for download, is built on top of the Gecko platform. While this milestone is considered to be stable, it is intended for developers and members of our testing community to use for evaluation and feedback. Users of this latest beta version of Thunderbird

Yii PHP Framework

Yii is a high-performance, Fast, Secure and Professional PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. Whether you are one developer building a fairly simple Web site, or a team of distributed developers building an extremely complex Web application, using Yii is like augmenting your development team with additional experienced, professional, and

Mozilla launches Firefox 4

Mozilla is finally launched Firefox 4.0 without any official announcement. There’s still no official announcement, but you can check out air.mozilla.com to watch the live video stream of the launch event and even ask the team questions about Firefox 4.0 live. And without any offically announcement Firefox 4.0 has already gone past

WordPress 3.1 Is Finally Out

A couple of months after the first release candidate came out, WordPress 3.1 is now finally available. WordPress 3.1 “Reinhardt” is named in honor of the jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Version 3.1 is available for download, or you can update from within your dashboard. This release features a lightning fast redesigned linking

WordPress 3.1 RC4 Released

WordPress 3.1 RC4 build includes the security fixes and enhancements included in 3.0.5 and addresses about two dozen additional bugs. This latest release should be the final step before the stable version comes out. WordPress 3.1 has been in release candidate phase for about a month and a half now. This includes

eBay Launches Open Source Code “Turmeric”

eBay has made its first steps towards becoming involved with the open source world with the launch of a dedicated website and the release, in beta, of Tumeric, a service-oriented architecture platform used internally by the site. It’s the first big project the company has released as open source, but it will

16 million blogs hosted on WordPress.com as of December 2010

WordPress.com blogs are very popular. WordPress has recently updated its stats page and they show a very interesting trend, WordPress.com has been growing like never before. According to stats page wordpress are now 16 million blogs hosted by the service, up from only 10 million at the start of last year. What’s

Magento Highlights Stunning Growth in Q3 Report

One of the famous e-commerce platform Magento outdone itself in Q3 of 2010, posting spectacular results, highlighted in their quarterly “Magento Momentum Report.” Even if revenue went up 350% till 2009, the most interesting detail which can be found in the report does not involve any dollar signs. Velocity of Adoption: Revenue

Best Open Source in 2010

Packt Publishing just finished announcing their last winner in their 2010 Open Source Awards festivity. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with