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WordPress As A Platform: The Three Components That Are Leading This Transformation

Some simple statistics: WordPress currently is behind 50% of the top 100 blogs, as well as 14.7% of the top million blogs worldwide. In the US alone, for every 100 new domains, 22 use WordPress. Although it began as a simple open source project and blogging platform, WordPress has evolved and grown significantly since. With increasingly sophisticated platforms and themes, by 2004 WordPress had become a fully developed content...

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TokBox Talks OpenTok API, Open Source, And That Mushy Feeling Inside

It’s no secret that there are a lot of video conferencing apps on the market. Between Skype, Google Voice, and FaceTime it can be hard out there for a startup that enters this part of the field. Yet TokBox is one of the rising stars, mostly due to their ability to focus, adapt, and change. I sat down with TokBox’s Vice President of Business Development, Janine Yoong to discuss the trials and travails of being open source, and the joys...

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Bootstrapping IT – Learn To Do IT Yourself Or Outsource IT

So you’ve got a great tech-startup idea, you’re motivated, energetic, have time on your hands, some funds for investing and absolutely no knowledge of coding what so ever. So you have a few hurdles to jump through, but nothing a concoction of time and sincere dedication won’t overcome.     Hurdles of IT The challenges facing startups are mainly with finding the right people (programmers) and ultimately the...

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GoCartdv.com – Open Source Shopping Cart

Built on CodeIgniter, GoCart is an online shopping cart that’s been created with one thing in mind: ease of use. This ecommerce solution is completely customizable by merchants, and the fact of being an open-sourced application gives all of its users the chance to share any improvements they’ve made with everybody else. If you download this cart and implement it, you’ll be able to create an unlimited number of...

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TaskJunction.com – Manage Software Projects

TaskJunction makes the organization of software projects something easy and pleasurable both for the ones who are in charge. and for the ones making up their actual teams. This service enables users to create an unlimited number of projects, and then begin distributing tasks to all their subordinates. A simple interface enables them to update their statuses as tasks are nearing completion, as well as commenting on all that needs to be...

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