FreeBSD Project iPhone app

Edwin Groothuis created a FreeBSD  iPhone app that provides general information about FreeBSD, news, upcoming events, videos from YouTube (BSD conference) and so on. May be useful if you have an iPhone. But the FreeBSD community is larger than just a map of the...

Google changes WebM License, now pure BSD

When Google first unveiled its WebM project, there were quite some concerns over its license. This license was incompatible with version 2 and 3 of the GPL, and was effectively a new license, causing unnecessary confusion. Google has now cleared everything up by...

FreeBSD Google SoC Projects started

The FreeBSD Project  received many applications from students  wanting to participate in Google’s Summer of Code program. This year 18 student proposals to work with the FreeBSD Project were accepted as part of this program. For those with projects that were not...
Google SoC 2010: FreeBSD Projects

Google SoC 2010: FreeBSD Projects

Google has just announced the projects it will be funding this summer during its annual Summer of Code Event : 6 FreeBSD related Projects are included : Jacub Klama : Generic DMA engine framework for FreeBSD The aim of this project is to provide a generic, flexible...
Development of Chromium (Chrome) for FreeBSD

Development of Chromium (Chrome) for FreeBSD

A new and alternative open source business model. Chromium / Google Chrome Google Chrome does not need much introduction any more, especially not to those interested in open source software. It is the best browser available. It is fast, secure, supports bookmark sync...
Google’s Go programming language

Google’s Go programming language

Google’s Go is now supported under FreeBSD (source) “Go, Google’s programming language, has now been with us for four months. Ridiculed at first, then named Programming Language of the Year 2009 by TIOBE for its rapid climb up its language index, Go...