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Apache Velocity DVSL

DVSL (Declarative Velocity Style Language) is a tool modeled after XSLT and is intended for general XML transformations using the Velocity Template Language as the templating language for the transformations. The key differences are that it incorporates easy access to Java objects and allows you to use the Velocity template...

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Apache Marmotta

The goal of Apache Marmotta is to provide an open implementation of a Linked Data Platform that can be used, extended and deployed easily by organizations who want to publish Linked Data or build custom applications on Linked Data

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Apache Chemistry

Apache Chemistry provides open source implementations of the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification. Libraries are available for Java, Python, PHP and .NET.

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[ANNOUNCE] Apache Commons JCS 2.2 Released

The Apache Commons Team is pleased to announce the availability of:
 
Apache Commons JCS 2.2
 
Apache Commons JCS is a distributed, versatile caching system.
 
The release notes...

The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman

[this announcement is available at https://s.apache.org/n7YT ]
 
At yesterday's Board meeting, Phil Steitz was named Chairman of the ASF. Steitz, a 12-year ASF Member and former Vice Chairman, succeeds...

[ANN] Apache Tomcat 7.0.81 released

The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache Tomcat 7.0.81.
 
Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language...

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The Apache Software Foundation Welcomes Phil Steitz as Chairman

At yesterday's Board meeting, Phil Steitz was named Chairman of the ASF. Steitz, a 12-year ASF Member and former Vice Chairman, succeeds Brett Porter, who has served as ASF Chairman...


Success at Apache: Meritocracy.

By Kevin A. McGrail

The Apache Software Foundation is not a democracy.

It's an elitist organization that does not support an innate right to vote. We aren't capitalists because you...


[ANN] Apache Isis version 1.15.0 Released

The Apache Isis team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Isis v1.15.0.

New features in this release include:

  • inline prompts: the ability to edit a property or invoke...

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