In 2012 Apache OpenOffice ™ become an Apache top level project, and 30,687,795 downloads of Apache OpenOffice were served via SourceForge.
I look forward to further collaborate with OpenOffice, the Apache Software Foundation and all open source projects making everyday easier living open source!
Among SourceForge partnerships I have been working on, Apache OpenOffice has a special place in my heart, since before I have been a member of the original OpenOfffice.org community for almost 9 years.
Today I was supposed to be at the ApacheCon Europe, and give the OpenOffice Extensions and Templates talk, focusing on:
- how SourceForge re-engineered both Apache OpenOffice Extensions and Templates websites;
- how to create a simple Extension/Template;
- throw few ideas about how to improve both Extensions and Templates websites.
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Today the Apache Software Foundation announced that Apache OpenOffice ™ is a top level project, and I really wish to congratulate with the Apache OpenOffice Community to have achieved this important milestone.
It has been wonderful to have the rare opportunity to participate to a project both as volunteer and as Geeknet’s employee (now Dice, in case you missed the news).
I’m sure we are just at the start of a new journey!
Read more at SourceForge blog.
SourceForge just a forge? Not quite, not anymore. SourceForge is investing time and resources to help open source projects to grow, and we do that through numerous ways. Take our recent collaboration with one of the most famous open source projects: the OpenOffice project, now incubated at the Apache Software Foundation.
SourceForge helps the Apache OpenOffice by serving downloads for the Extensions and the Templates sites, as well as the shortly upcoming Apache OpenOffice 3.4 Release.
Read the full article at SourceForge blog.
The latest version of ”OpenOffice 3 Soluzioni a raccolta“ - an Italian OpenOffice.org FAQ built with the help of the community - is available for download at SourceForge, both in its slim and ‘fat’ version.
“Office Automation Suites, Interoperability and Migrations” event was eventually held last Friday in Rome at IBM’s office (sponsor of the event), presentations have been uploaded at the website.
Alessandro Chinnici (IBM) gave an introductory speech to explain IBM’s approach to open source and open standards, followed by David Pearson’s (IBM UK) keynote about migrations. David pointed the audience to some freely available resources, like the Free Office Suite ROI Calculator and the Visual Basic Macro Scan Tool.
Andrea Pescetti, mantainer of the Italian Native Lang project OpenOffice.org, gave an interesting talk around OpenOffice.org procedures and practices for QA, explaining what volunteers do and which tools they use (some created by Andrea himself and now maintained by the community). Andrea spoke also about interoperability theory and practices.
Fabrizio Marchesano (Frame) shared some practical advices and tips to run migrations.