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Developing for the social web

http://geekybodhi.net

So you're fresh out of college with a degree in computer science. As you gleefully wait for that one phone call, you discover the computer isn't just what you were taught it'd be. It has metamorphosed into the pervasive social web. You have the tools, and the know how. All you need is a little tete-a-tete with the ways of the social web.

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No, Virginia! APIs, Visual Studio, and Apple Are Not Open Source

http://techrights.org

Latest dangers to the identity of "Open Source", which increasingly means all sorts of things that depart completely from software freedom (or from software as a whole)

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Is Microsoft really any more trustworthy?

http://www.linux-watch.com

Lately, Microsoft has been trying really, really hard to appear as open source's best friend. All I can say is: "With friends like these, who needs enemies?"

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Microsoft’s Open Premise: Divide and Conquer?

http://www.gatchev.info

There is a lot of discussion around the new Microsoft premise to offer freely documentation about its protocols and interfaces, and to not sue developers who use it to create code for non-commercial goals, even if they violate Microsoft patents. Some people think that this is done to avoid further pressure from the European Commission. It could be so - but there could be also a different rationale for it.

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Microsoft makes boldest move yet embracing open source

http://www.linuxworld.com

In a major turnaround for Microsoft, the company Thursday promised "greater transparency" in its development and business practices, outlining a new strategy to provide more access to APIs and previously proprietary protocols for some of its major software products, including Windows and Office.

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OpenSocial targets social apps API 'balkanization'

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google's OpenSocial initiative to establish common, standard APIs for creating social-networking applications is still in its early days. But its impact for end users, developers, Web site owners, social-network operators and even business application vendors could be huge in the long run.

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