Happy New Year! The Apache community kicks off 2017 with the following activities:
ASF Board –management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws.
– Next Board Meeting: 18 January 2017. Board calendar and minutes available at http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html
ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on four continents keeps the ASF’s infrastructure running around the clock.
– 7M+ weekly checks yield smashing performance at 99.92% uptime http://status.apache.org/
ApacheCon™ –the official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation.
– CFP OPEN: Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon North America 16-18 May 2017/Miami http://apachecon.com/
– 2016/Seville’s session recordings continue to be processed and posted at Feathercast http://feathercast.org
Apache Incubator –projects and communities intending to become fully-fledged projects under the auspices of The Apache Software Foundation do so through the Apache Incubator.
– Call for Entries –Apache Incubator Logo https://s.apache.org/rFii
Apache Attic –provides process and solutions to make it clear when an Apache project has reached its end of life.
– Apache DeviceMap retired http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201701.mbox/%3CCALGG8z3wZ3iSii15BdgVx6SnfVwVuNFMQD3mQuVOQCqWi5CG9A%40mail.gmail.com%3E
Apache Ant™ –a Java library and command-line tool that helps building software.
– Apache Ant 1.9.8 and 1.10.0 released http://ant.apache.org/bindownload.cgi
Apache Commons™ JCS –a distributed, versatile caching system.
– Apache Commons JCS 2.0 released https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-jcs/download_jcs.cgi
Apache Guacamole –a clientless remote desktop gateway that supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH.
– Apache Guacamole 0.9.10-incubating released http://guacamole.incubator.apache.org/releases/0.9.10-incubating/
Apache log4net™ –a tool to help the programmer output log statements to a variety of output targets.
– Apache log4net 2.0.7 released https://logging.apache.org/log4net/download_log4net.cgi
Apache OpenNLP™ –a machine learning based toolkit for the processing of natural language text.
– Apache OpenNLP 1.7.0 released http://opennlp.apache.org/cgi-bin/download.cgi
Apache Tomcat™ –a Web server that is an Open Source software implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies.
– CVE-2016-8745 Apache Tomcat Information Disclosure http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201701.mbox/%3C04ead0cb-c989-1386-0fd1-a51ef80f7b57%40apache.org%3E
Did You Know?
– Did you know that in 2016 Apache projects comprised 797 Repositories; 205,167 code commits by 3,314 Committers; and 60,327,418 lines changed. https://projects.apache.org/
– Did you know that over the past year, Apache communities sent 2,003,919 emails by 27,940 authors on 1,127 lists with 789,825 topics. Prolific!
– Did you know that ASF Infrastructure have upgraded and improved blogs.apache.org? https://blogs.apache.org/infra/entry/blogs-a-o-moved-upgraded
Apache Community Notices:
– "Success at Apache" is a new monthly blog series that focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". First article: Project Independence https://s.apache.org/CE0V
– Feedback from The Apache Software Foundation on the Free and Open Source Security Audit (FOSSA) https://s.apache.org/romf
– ASF Operations Summary – Q2 FY2017 https://s.apache.org/oTOF
– The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://apache.org/events/meetups.html
– Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities –opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, Zest, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/
– ApacheCon North America and Apache:BigData will be held 16-18 May 2017 in Miami http://apachecon.com/
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