Is Drupal the best CMS or is it Joomla?

When I read forums, sometimes I see people asking for advice on which CMS would be adapted for their particular project, and often there are replies of what looks like Joomla fanatics who answer without any argument that Joomla is the best CMS. I can’t stand it because I know it’s wrong, but then I’mContinue reading “Is Drupal the best CMS or is it Joomla?”

Drupal 6.0 released

After one year of development, Drupal 6.0 is ready to release to the world. Thanks to the tireless work of the Drupal community, over 1,600 issues have been resolved during the Drupal 6.0 release cycle. These changes are evident in Drupal 6’s major usability improvements, security and maintainability advancements, friendlier installer, and expanded development framework.Continue reading “Drupal 6.0 released”

Document Freedom Day DFD

26 March: A global day for document liberation Sign up your DFD team today! The Document Freedom Day (DFD) is a global day for Document Liberation with grassroots action for promotion of Free Document Formats and Open Standards in general. The DFD was initiated and is supported by a group of organisations and companies, including,Continue reading “Document Freedom Day DFD”

WinMerge – powerful FOSS visual tool for files/folders differencing and merging

WinMerge is an Open Source visual text file differencing and merging tool for Win32 platforms. It is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. Key Features: Visual differencing and merging of text files Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap Handles DOS, UNIX andContinue reading “WinMerge – powerful FOSS visual tool for files/folders differencing and merging”

New Features for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.0

Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 5, 2008 – Zimbra, a Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) company, and the leader in open source, next-generation e-mail, today announced the availability of Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) 5.0. ZCS 5.0 includes hundreds of enhancements that expand Zimbra’s access across desktops and devices while setting the standard for Web-based productivity in a businessContinue reading “New Features for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 5.0”

Top 50 Proprietary Software and their Open Source alternatives

Basics 1. Windows Vista OS to Ubuntu OS 2. Internet Explorer Browser to Firefox Browser Office Suites 3. Microsoft Office to OpenOffice 4. Mactopia to NeoOffice Office Tools 5. MathWorks MATLAB to Scilab 6. Microsoft Access to Kexi 7. Microsoft Word to OpenOffice Writer 8. Microsoft Excel to OpenOffice Calc 9. Microsoft Visio to DiaContinue reading “Top 50 Proprietary Software and their Open Source alternatives”

Microsoft and Sun, the Real Story

So one day, Scott McNealy, founder and chairman of Sun, read in his morning newspaper how the use of Java was rapidly diminishing, courtesy of something called ‘The LAMP Stack’. Furiously, he called his accountant. Scott: “I knew this Java thing was a bad idea in the first place! I see only one solution. WeContinue reading “Microsoft and Sun, the Real Story”