The OpenPortal project is a community of users, developers, and partners who work to create an industry leading enterprise-class portal server. The OpenPortal project is derived from the Sun Java System Portal Server 7 product. As offered by the OpenPortal Project Web site, the objectives for the Portal Server open-source initiative include:
Expose Portal Server’s mature and proven enterprise-class capabilities to the community and evolve it there through active participation from the community of developers, users, partners, and like-minded individuals.
Build composable, decoupled, and lightweight components that can be used by the developer community and other projects, for example, components that serve as development or test runtimes in tools.
Collaborate with other portal, middleware, or similar open-source efforts in the software universe for the benefit of the community.
Short for Open Secure Shell, OpenSSH is a free suite of tools (similar to the SSH connectivity tools) that help secure your network connections. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking and other network-level attacks. The OpenSSH suite includes the ssh program that replaces rlogin and telnet, and scp which […]
Developed by Google Inc., OpenSocial is a set of common APIs for building social applications across multiple Web sites, including social networking sites (SNS). OpenSocial applications use Google’s gadget architecture but with extensions that provide access to social data within its container environment. Similar to Google Gadgets, OpenSocial apps are hosted XML documents with HTML […]
See under OpenSolaris project.
- OpenSolaris Project
The common term used to define the developer community around Sun Microsystems’ open source project for the Solaris operating system. The term OpenSolaris refers not only to the operating system but also to the source base and developer community as well. The OpenSolaris project included source for the kernel, networking, libraries, and commands from Sun’s […]
The OpenURL standard is a syntax to create Web-transportable packages of metadata and/or identifiers about an information object. OpenURL provides a mechanism for encoding a citation for an information resource, typically a bibliographic resource, as a URL. The OpenURL is, in effect, an actionable URL that transports metadata, or keys to access metadata, for the […]