CMSI 698/598

Special Studies: Open Source Software Development Workshop

Summer 2006, Session I

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Materials and Texts

Sampling of Open Source Projects and Sites

  • SourceForge: Home site for many open source projects
  • Java-centric open source projects
  • Open Bioinformatics Foundation: Starting point for open source bioinformatics projects
  • Eclipse: Open source software development platform
  • Mozilla: Wide variety of projects, typically net-centric (e.g., Firefox, Thunderbird)
  • Apache: Home of the open source Apache HTTP Server, among many others
  • Apache Jakarta: Java-centric projects by the Apache Software Foundation
  • Open source multiplatform office suite
  • MediaWiki: Home of the software that powers Wikipedia, among others
  • PostgreSQL: An industrial-strength, open source database management system
  • Hibernate: Open source object-relational mapping
  • Xdoclet: Open source code annotation and generation utility

Open Source Projects I’ve “Touched”

  • XMLPipeDB: Open source tool chain for importing XML data into relational databases; includes GenMAPP Builder, an application for creating GenMAPP database files from UniProt and Gene Ontology (GO) data sets
  • openSourcePACS: Open source image referral, archiving, routing and viewing system; includes Shag, a Swing user interface supplementary library, and Razor, a medical image viewer toolkit
  • Batchboard: Authoring/scripting application that exposes traditional command-line, stream I/O-based programs as graphical objects that can be operated upon using direct manipulation