Let face it, developer tools are boring. So how has this young Australian company grown to 18,000 customers and $100 million in annual revenue without salespeople? Word of mouth.
OpenSocial started out as a way to blend consumer Web application data over the Internet, but it also has use behind the firewall, as Atlassian found.
Google is increasingly courting developers, which means a move for developer-centric Atlassian could make a lot of sense.
As open source booms, those who provide the infrastructure critical to driving an open source business will thrive, too.
Mozilla launches contest to encourage additional and improved add-ons for Firefox.
Company expects to have updates late next week for Flash, Reader to fix critical hole being reportedly exploited in attacks.
Attackers turn unpatched bug in Flash into an exploit to drop Trojan on computers in latest attack on Adobe software.
Company is making widgets, which make application and Web site components portable across other sites, compatible with the business wiki product from Atlassian.
Microsoft needs to get its act together to create lust-worthy products before its customer base strays for Apple.
Most open-source companies are adept at finding bugs after a product release because their customers and system integrators - their community - discover these when trying to go into production. But getting qualified volunteers before a release to