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Open Source Node.js To Get its Own Foundation

John K. Waters for ADTmag | February 11th, 2015

Node.js, the popular open-source, server-side JavaScript runtime project, will soon be governed by an independent foundation, its chief commercial sponsor announced this week. Joyent, the container infrastructure software company behind Node.js, says it plans to work with IBM, PayPal, Microsoft, Fidelity, and SAP to establish the Node.js Foundation, which will be "committed to the continued growth and evolution of Node.js, while maintaining a collaborative environment to benefit all users." Read More ›

In bid to calm Node.js turmoil, Joyent plans independent foundation

Nancy Gohring for FierceDevOps | February 10th, 2015

Joyent plans to create an independent foundation to steward Node.js, the popular open source runtime used for server-side applications that has come under fire in the past couple of years for its opaque governance model. IBM, PayPal, Microsoft, Fidelity and The Linux Foundation are all involved in starting up the new foundation. Read More ›

Joyent Appoints Node.js Foundation as Sole Arbiter

Michael Vizard for ProgrammableWeb | February 10th, 2015

In the interest of making sure that all the stakeholders in Node.js have an equal say in both the technical and business dealings of the framework, Joyent today announced that it, along with IBM, Microsoft, SAP, PayPal, Fidelity and The Linux Foundation, is establishing a Node.js Foundation. The foundation was announced at the Node Summit conference. Joyent CEO Scott Hammond says that while the existence of a nonprofit Node.js Foundation would not affect how the technical committee that… Read More ›

Joyent Doubles Down on Support for the Node.js Community

February 10th, 2015

Introduces Certified Docker Images for Node.js, Enterprise-Grade Support, and Launches Node.js Incubator Program, Reinforcing Backing for Fast-Growing Open Source Project SAN FRANCISCO, CA—(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2015)—Joyent, Inc., the container infrastructure company and corporate steward for the Node.js open source project, today announced the launch of certified Docker container images for Node.js, increased Node.js support for the enterprise and the creation of the Node.js Incubator Pro… Read More ›

Joyent joins with IBM, Microsoft, & the Linux Foundation to form the Node.js Foundation

Jordan Novet for VentureBeat | February 10th, 2015

The trendy open source project Node.js could soon be getting a lot more open. Often referred to simply as Node, the server-side JavaScript framework has been influenced by corporate sponsor by Joyent for years. But that could be changing. Today Joyent announced that it’s teaming up with the Linux Foundation, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal, and Fidelity to launch the Node.js Foundation, to introduce open governance to the project. “What we’re really focused on is we want to make sure that the whole proje… Read More ›


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