Short Bytes: Technology pioneer IBM has open sourced 50 tools and apps. These tools cover a large interest area varying from Cloud, Analytics, IoT, Mobile, Security, Social, Watson and more. The company has also launched developerWorks Open, a community to empower open source and IBM’s homegrown technologies.
Technology pioneer IBM is contributing to the open source community by adding the free access to more projects and platforms. Last week, IBM made this announcement. The company has launched developerWorks Open, a community to empower open source and IBM’s homegrown technologies. Now, developers will be having access to these tools apart from the educational resources.
This tool covers a large interest area varying from Cloud, Analytics, IoT, Mobile, Security, Social, Watson and more. “Our open-source software is all built on top of Bluemix–IBM’s cloud platform–which developers have free access to $120,000 worth of cloud services,” IBM general manager Cloud Ecosystems and Developers, Sandy Carter told Eetimes. “But they are also available to high schools, colleges and universities who want to learn from the open-source community–to hone fine their open-source skills, and we hope to draw from for the next-generation of IBM coders,” she added.
Some of the open sourced projects are:
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Activity Streams, Agentless System Crawler, Node Application Metrics, i18n4go, Clampify, IBM Design Language Web Animation Components, Object Storage for Bluemix, Mule, Gaian Database, IBM Design Language Mobile Animation Components, Node-RED, IBM Bluemix Mobile Services SDKs, libsecurity, Cognitive Catalyst for Watson etc.
IBM already contributes to 150 open-source projects such as OpenStack and Linux. The source code of the projects is stored on GitHub.
For more, visit IBM’s website.
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