Sun Supports Software Freedom Day : Sep 20 2008

Join the celebration on Sep 20 2008.

What is Software Freedom Day?

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Our goal in this celebration is to educate the worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, and in business -- in short, everywhere! The non-profit company Software Freedom International coordinates SFD at a global level, providing support, giveaways and a point of collaboration, but volunteer teams around the world organize the local SFD events to impact their own communities.

http://softwarefreedomday.org/about

Sun Supports Software Freedom Day

http://www.sun.com/events/softwarefreedomday/index.jsp

Sun sees the promise of open source software as the perfect way for society and business alike to forge a world of expanded opportunity, increased flexibility, and continual innovation. Software Freedom day is a global celebration of these virtues. So join in, release your ideas, launch a community, explore new code, ... have fun!

How Do I Get Involved? It's Easy:

1. Pick an event from the map above
2. Invite your friends
3. Have fun and spread the word!

Celebrate With Our Communities

  • OpenSolaris
    A new generation OS that is simple to install, and has a familiar, easy-to-use update environment.

  • OpenOffice.org
    A leading open source productivity suite that you can play with, modify, add to, and shape!

  • GlassFish
    An easy, fast, and industry-leading application server based on Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technology for developing and delivering web applications and web services.

  • MySQL
    The popular open source database.

  • NetBeans
    An award-winning IDE available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris, that lets you rapidly create web, enterprise, desktop, and mobile applications.

  • OpenJDK
    The ubiquitous Open Source Java SE implementation.
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