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  • DNN (DotNetNuke)

    DNN, formerly called DotNetNuke, is a free, open source website builder and content management platform based on the .NET framework. The software was originally written by Brandon Hayes, based on an earlier application called IBuySpy Workshop. An 800... 

  • OAuth

    OAuth (Open Authorization) is an open protocol for token-based authentication and authorization on the Internet. OAuth, which is pronounced "oh-auth," allows an end users’ account information to be used by third-party services, such as Facebook, with... 

  • Android Open Source Project (AOSP)

    The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is an initiative created to guide development of the Android mobile platform. 

  • appliance computing

    Appliance computing is an Internet-based computing architecture where software applications reside on a Web server rather than on the end-user's workstation. 

  • native code

    Native code is computer programming (code) that is compiled to run with a particular processor and its set of instructions. 

  • Apache

    Apache is a freely available Web server that is distributed under an "open source" license. 

  • Rational Rose

    Rational Rose, is a object-oriented Unified Modeling Language (UML) software design tool intended for visual modeling and component construction of enterprise-level software applications. 

  • Personal Home Page (PHP)

    In Web programming, Personal Home Page (PHP) is a script language and interpreter, similar to JavaScript and Microsoft's VBScript, that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers. 

  • cybercitizen

    The term "cybercitizen" denotes a "citizen of the Internet" or a member of the "cybercommunity. 

  • Amaya

    Amaya is the Web browser that was developed by members of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as a practical tool as well as a testing ground for W3C ideas. 

About Open source Web services

Open source is a practice of production and development that promotes access to the end product's source materials. Normally the use of open source tools is free, as long as the products built with those tools are also open source. In SOA, open source can help ease the process and the cost of developing new services. Get the latest information on open source Web services basics, best practices and how-to resources for architects and developers working on SOA and Web services projects. This is the place for tips, articles and expert advice on Apache, Eclipse and Ruby on Rails.