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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 ›

Joyent Moves to Establish Node.js Foundation

February 10th, 2015

Joyent, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal, Fidelity, SAP and The Linux Foundation Join Forces to Support Node.js Community With Neutral and Open Governance, Resources for Developers SAN FRANCISCO, CA—(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2015)—Joyent, Inc., the container infrastructure software company and corporate steward of the Node.js open source project, today announced that it will move to establish a formal open governance model for Node.js with the creation of an independent foundation. Joyent will join forces wit… Read More ›


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