It’s (a)live: new Funambol Forge layout

After a lot of effort to develop a new and improved home page, we can finally say: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPmVhyHBRAM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Thanks to Alessandra for the new graphic layout and Davide for some crucial css workaround, the home page of the Funambol Forge is now more informative and rich. Directly from the home page you can see…

Legacy is good, but change can be hard

The new Funambol Forge opened registration to new members. It’s based on Collabnet, as other big free software projects like OpenOffice.org, NetBeans.org, java.net and eBay Dev. I feel comfortable and in good company πŸ™‚ Funambol has a very big community with lots of people that contributed to the project over its many years of life.…

Take the mailing list archives with you

I realized that it’s true what they say about email clients: they all suck. Some suck less, some (the majority) suck more than a Dyson vacuum cleaner.’  Mailing list archives are important for communities because they represent their collective knowledge. Having all archives all in one place is definitely better than having to redirect people…