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Open Source Projects and Foundations: A User’s Guide - Part 2

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Even companies that were very hesitant to embrace open source a few short years ago are now seeing the value of actively participating in open, collaborative communities and, in some cases, even starting their own projects.  In order to get the most out of your participation and avoid missteps you need to understand community norms and expectations in general as well as with respect to the specific projects in which you chose to participate.  It is a different way of thinking about value - both in terms of what you give and what you receive.  Giving back to the open source community is not a charitable contribution; it is a savvy business practice.   But recognizing that the coin of the realm in an open source community is trust is key to understanding its operation. 

Wherever your company is on the continuum of open source adoption and whatever your company’s role in the community — contributor, consumer, participant or founder — it important to understand the function of projects and foundations.

Join Karen Copenhaver, Partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation and Mark Radcliffe, Partner at DLA Piperand General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in the last of this two-part series that will focus on projects and foundations from the perspective of a consumer: 

  • Contribution structures
  • How to evaluate a project
  • When it makes sense to get deeply involved and when it makes sense for your company to financially support a project or foundation.
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Categories: Vendor

Building Scalable OSS Workflow Approvals with FINRA

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Open source software (OSS) helps development organizations work faster and more securely while reducing costs. Knowing what code is used and approved for use and reuse lets developers write the most innovative, secure code while avoiding potential legal, operational, and security risks.
FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, developed its own OSS approval workflow process to manage the development of hundreds of internal applications. As OSS use continued to grow, the workflow process itself and the lack of intelligent code cataloging became a hindrance to developers. Join this webinar with Kostas Gaitanos, Senior Director at FINRA, and Black Duck Software, who will discuss:

  • The challenges and benefits of achieving OSS compliance
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow
  • Manual vs. automated approval processes
  • Creating and maintaining a code catalog – how to inventory your code
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Categories: Vendor

Speed Development, Gain Control, Manage IP and Security Risk

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Join JFrog and Black Duck Experts for a Discussion on Seamless Build Integration

As organizations continue to increase their use of open source software to speed development, the dependency on external code adds new challenges to the development process. Common issues that get in the way can be easily avoided with effective open source usage and management practices.

The integration between Black Duck Code Center and Artifactory offers you an automated, non-invasive approach to the open source component approval process. It also allows proactive monitoring for security vulnerabilities that may be associated with specific binary components. License, security vulnerability, and approval status information are pulled from the Black Duck Knowledge Base.

Join Baruch Sadogursky, Developer Advocate at JFrog, and Richard Sherrard, Senior Product Manager at Black Duck, in this last of athree-part series, as they review strategies for ensuring the right open source binaries end up in your build, quickly walk through the integration of Artifactory Pro and the Black Duck Suite, and take audience questions on integration strategies and best practices.

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Categories: Vendor

Talk Back: Voice Response Workflows with Speech Server 2007

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Speech Server 2007 lets you create sophisticated voice-response applications with Microsoft .NET Framework and Visual Studio tool integration. Here’s how.
Categories: .NET

Performance: Scaling Strategies for ASP.NET Applications

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Performance problems can creep into your Web app as it scales up, and when they do, you need to find the causes and the best strategies to address them.
Categories: .NET

Silverlight: Building Advanced 3D Animations with Silverlight 2.0

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Animating with Silverlight is easier than you think. Here we create a 3D app that folds a polyhedron using XAML, C#, and by emulating the DirectX math libraries.
Categories: .NET

Interview++: Bjarne Stroustrup on the Evolution of Languages

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Howard Dierking talks to the inventor of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, about language zealots, the evolution of programming, and what’s in the future of programming.
Categories: .NET

Office Development: Manage Metadata with Document Information Panels

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Here the author uses Document Information Panels in the Microsoft 2007 Office system to manipulate metadata from Office docs for better discovery and management.
Categories: .NET

Editor's Note: A Service-Oriented Editor's Note

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Here is what Howard Dierking has to say about the differences between services and distributed applications and how he has approached services in his projects.
Categories: .NET

Toolbox: Logging Web App Errors, Learning LINQ, and More

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

See how to log Web application errors for better health monitoring, what to read if you’re thinking about LINQ, and which blog Scott recommends reading this month.
Categories: .NET

Sustainable Computing: Imagine Cup 2008: Competing for Change

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

For the 2008 Imagine Cup, students have been challenged to use technology to enable a sustainable environment. Finalists in the U.S. competition recently presented their solutions in Los Angeles, and MSDN Magazine was there to see the innovative ideas participants have come up with.
Categories: .NET

CLR Inside Out: Measure Early and Often for Performance, Part 1

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

In this month’s column, get the inside scoop on how to build performance into your apps from the start, rather than dealing with the fallout after you deploy them.
Categories: .NET

Basic Instincts: My Namespace Extensions with My Extensibility

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

In this month’s column, learn how to integrate your own My Namespace extension into the Visual Basic development environment using the My Extensibility feature.
Categories: .NET

Cutting Edge: ListView Tips and Tricks

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

This month, use nested ListView controls to create hierarchical views of data and extend the eventing model of the ListView by deriving a custom ListView class.
Categories: .NET

Foundations: Code Access Security in WCF, Part 1

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Here we discuss code-access security in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and present a solution for enabling partially trusted clients for WCF services.
Categories: .NET

Test Run: Testing SQL Stored Procedures Using LINQ

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Language Integrated Query makes lots of things easier. Here we put LINQ, or more specifically the LINQ to SQL provider, to use testing SQL stored procedures.
Categories: .NET

Service Station: Building a WCF Router, Part 1

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Here we take a look at WCF clients and services, and explain how to tweak the addressing and message filtering behaviors so you can route services between them.
Categories: .NET

Windows with C++: Windows Imaging Component Basics

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Windows Imaging Component (WIC) is an extensible framework for encoding, decoding, and manipulating images. See how to use WIC to encode and decode different image formats.
Categories: .NET

Going Places: Provisioning Mobile Devices

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Learn how you can set up every mobile device in your company with a few lines of code and some XML--thanks to the provisioning APIs in the Windows Mobile SDK.
Categories: .NET

{ End Bracket }: The Magic of Software

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:14
April 2008

Are the transparent computer screens in the movie Minority Report or the flashy fingerprint analysis software programs used on CSI closer than we think? Maybe so.
Categories: .NET