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QualiPSo Project opens four Competence Centres on Free and Open Source Software

The Qualipso project funded by the European Commission is establishing a world-wide network of Competence Centres, starting in early 2009 with four centres located in Berlin, Madrid, Rome, and São Paulo (Brazil).

New study notes growing adoption of free software

Open World Forum

A new study by Forrester Consulting,by request from Bull, was brought up at the Open World Forum. This study notes a large growth of free software adoption in Europe and to the intention of several companies to increase usage of free software, pointing to a generalized tendency towards free software and reaffirming its professional potential. Several industry sectors were surveyed, such as business services, financial services, manufacturing, telecom and the governmental sector.

Online course on gnu/linux

For those interested in learning the basics of free software and linux, an online course on gnu/linux (in Portuguese) will start on 09/15.

Rails Summit Latin America

Ruby on Rails is a new software technology that alows the creation of flexible database-centered web systems with great ease. Lately, the CCSL at IME has been using this framework, which is free/open source software, in some projects, both for education and research.

INdT Mobility Week at CCSL IME-USP

The IME-USP FOSS Competence Center and the IndT (Nokia Institute odf Tecnology) promote at IME-USP, from 08-25 to 08-29, the Mobility Week with lectures and training on the platform maemo (languages C and Python).
The novelty will be the involvement of designers who will speak on design for software (mobile applications and open source).


3rd Free Software Paraná Circuit at CCSL IME-USP

The IME-USP FOSS competence center receives CELEPAR, informatics enterprise of Paraná government, one of the most active institutions in the production and dissemination of free software in the public sphere, to promote the Paraná Free Software Circuit on August 22 and 23. The event has been done for more than two years itinerantly around Brazil. This year, the stage of São Paulo has the endorsement of IME and the CCSL. Participate!

CCSL's AcMus Software is presented in important German Acustic Institute

Acoustic research at Universidade de São Paulo and presentation of the AcMus software Kolloquium am Institut für Technische Akustik der RWTH Aachen, 14.08.2008, 11:00 Vortragender Prof. Fernando Iazzetta, School of Communication and Arts, University of São Paulo

CCSL promotes choice of the new Sun Ambassador at IME/USP

CCSL is to participate on the choice of the new Sun Ambassador at IME/USP.

Archimedes migrated to the Eclipse RCP

Archimedes has been migrated to the Eclipse RCP.

CCSL projects on IME undergraduate couse

IME/USP students attending the eXtreme Programming Laboratory course will work on CCSL projects.