Black Duck Reports 2012 Open Source Rookies of the Year
Feb 04, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Black Duck Software announced the 2012 Open Source Rookies of the Year recognizing the top new open source projects initiated in 2012.
In a release, the Company noted that now in its fifth year, the Open Source Rookies program utilizes data on open source projects from Ohloh.net and the Black Duck KnowledgeBase. Using a weighted scoring system, points were awarded based on project activity, commits pace, project team attributes, and other factors. Black Duck determined the top 10 projects following an audit of its findings and project scores.
Rookies of the year include:
-Ansible a simple configuration management, deployment, and ad-hoc task execution tool.
-GPUImage an iOS library that lets you apply GPU-accelerated filters and other effects to images, live camera video, and movies.
-InaSAFE produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities.
-Sidekiq provides simple, efficient message processing for Ruby.
-Syte packaged personal site that has social integrations like Twitter, GitHub, Tumblr, WordPress, Stack Overflow and more.
-Twitter Bower a package manager for the web that lets you install assets such as images, CSS, JS and manages dependencies for you.
-Honorable Mention: DCPUToolChain an assembler, compiler, emulator and Integrated Development Environment for the DCPU-16 virtual CPU.
Black Duck offers software and consulting.
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