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  • November 6, 2015 - Samsung Open Source Group

    Open Source Eats Governance, and More. This Week in Open Source

    Open Source Wrap Up: November 1 – 6, 2015 Linux Foundation Launches Open API Initiative The Linux Foundation continues to expand their reach in the tech industry by launching the Open API Initiative (OAI) aimed at creating a vendor neutral, portable, open specification for providing metadata for RESTful APIs.┬áThis specification will be built on top of Swagger: a description system that makes APIs autodiscoverable and self-documenting. Open APIs have become a key component when creating new technologies, and are particularly important for sectors like the banking and health care industries. Any effort to improve standardization will certainly be valuable. More information can be found at the project home page. Open Source Mobile Voter Registration System Developed for Libya If you have followed international news at all in recent years, you are certainly aware of the ongoing instability throughout much of the Middle East. Libya has been hit particularly hard by […]

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