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Have you seen the

2011 Open Source CMS Market Share Survey?




open source

A Peek Under the Hood: Mambo & osCommerce

In last week's Web@Work column I took on a bit of an apples and oranges comparison:

One of the challenges of working with open source software is dealing with the variations that exist from product to product. osCommerce and Mambo, two of my favourite open source products, provide a classic example of variations in standards and fundamental approaches to software development.

The Open Source Ecosystem

More than half of the large firms in North America are employing Open Source software in some fashion, and another 19% are planning to use it by years' end, according to Forrester Research. In a new report, entitled "How Firms Should Work With the Open Source Ecosystem", Forrester Research outlines the history and drivers behind the trend and looks forward to the development of what they label the "Open Source Ecosystem."

Review: Mambo Open Source CMS

A review of the Mambo Open Source Content Management System -- one of the brightest technologies on the web today.

After months of development and testing, what I feel is one of the most exciting projects on the Internet has reached final public release: Mambo Open Source. Mambo is a website framework that enables anyone with basic coding knowledge to build highly complex and functional websites, complete with a wide variety of features.

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