Hosted Apps Now Available at Sourceforge.net

Lora Bentley

No longer is Sourceforge.net simply a repository of open source projects and code. Monday, the development community launched what it's calling "Hosted Apps."

 

The first set of applications Sourceforge.net will host includes forum software, a wiki platform, and online survey tools. Sourceforge will maintain the apps and manage the infrastructure needed to provide them, according to CNNMoney.com. More programs will be added to the hosted lineup later.

 

The service will allow open source software developers "instant, virtualized access to popular...applications." Quick, easily scalable access to applications like phpBB, MediaWiki and LimeSurvey will enable developers to focus on their projects rather than on maintaining the applications they use to work on those projects.

 

Ross Turk, Sourceforge's community director is quoted as follows:

Using a combination of popular open source tools and virtualization, we're able to get new features to our users quicker than we ever have.




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