Ulitzer.com, which will be launched in February 2009, with 6,000 authors and
more than 850,000 original articles, is looking for enterprise software
architect(s), programmer(s), and Web app developer(s). The site will offer
original content in more than 2,000 topics ranging from AJAX to Zebra.
Ulitzer claims that by 2010, three out of 10 books on any subject will be
published at Ulitzer.com, and Time Magazine, The New York Times, Scientific
American, and the rest of today's magazines and journals will be replaced by
Ulitzer in the next five years.
Ulitzer is looking for talent who will work on the conversion of its
proprietary CMS to a new, open source, LAMP-based system. Ulitzer Website
advertises that if you have one of the following qualification points in your
resume, to apply for one of the open job positions. All applications will
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Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 requires two oboes. Instrumenting Symfony only
required one liboboe!
Here at AppNeta we’re still recovering from an immensely
productive DrupalCon Portland 2013. Our partnership with Acquia and our
continuing support for the contrib TraceView Drupal module made sponsoring
the event a natural decision. We’re glad we made the long flight out West,
as there was a lot of interest in TraceView. In fact, on the plane ride back
to Boston I brought back not only three Voodoo Dozens but a stack of business
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This is part 4 in a 5-part series on performance in the upcoming Drupal 8.
Check out part 3, on performance in Twig templating, here.
Views is one of the most installed Drupal modules with over two thirds of
Drupal sites reporting that they have it installed. Soon, though, that number
will go up: as of Drupal 8, Views is a core module! This effort started as
a community effort and was announced as an official Drupal 8 initiative in
a post by Dries explaining why this change is so exciting.
One of the reasons that Views is so popular is that it provides an
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…all this and more in this week’s compendium of open source news!
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
Sounds like a Strauss Waltz? Almost. After 10 years the city of Munich’s
love affair with open source may be coming to an end. Despite saving $16
million by using the custom Linux distribution LiMux, the city is considering
switching back to Windows due to user complaints. Read more about the
motives surrounding the discussion at Network World.
Governments on GitHub
Governments across the globe have long been dabbling with open source
software. Use of Open Source products like... (more)
Splunk announced that the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSUOSL)
is using Splunk, the industry's first search software for fast moving IT
data, to help in its mission to manage systems that support thousands of open
source developers worldwide. With Splunk's advanced log file search
capabilities saving many man-hours, the lab has been able to maintain
staffing levels while still tripling in size.
OSUOSL was developed to accelerate the adoption of open source software
across the globe and aid the community that develops and uses it. The lab
provides hosting for the most ... (more)