Develop in the Cloud with Project Kenai

Want to start developing in the cloud? Project Kenai is the onramp for Sun’s developer “cloud” efforts. Having gone live back in September of 2008, it now exceeds over 7,000 members and surpassed 500 publicly hosted open source projects.

Project Kenai currently offer an integrated suite of productivity services for developers to host their open source code or connect with peers of like mind, and will be enable additional cloud services and collaboration features very soon. Today, every project started at Kenai.com gets the following:

  • Evolving integration with NetBeans
  • (5) Source Code repositories (Subversion, Mercurial, and Git in any combination of 5)
  • (2) Issue Tracking systems (Jira or Bugzilla)
  • (1) Wiki
  • (5) Forums
  • (5) Mailing Lists
  • (1) Download facility for documents

Anyone can join by going to http://kenai.com. And if parties are ready to start hosting a project, they simply need to send an invitation request with a description of their project to: kenai-admin@sun.com.

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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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