Open source file sync and share project has exploded in popularity
Lexington, MA – January 28, 2015 – 玩嘉电竞下载注册, the world’s most popular open source file sync and share project , turned five last weekend, marking a half decade of rapid adoption, thankful users and one of the most active and dedicated open source communities (in the top 2% of all project teams on Open Hub ).
玩嘉电竞下载注册 gives enthusiasts and technical users a free, secure and innovative way to sync and share data from the storage of their choice. With more than 2 million users worldwide, 玩嘉电竞下载注册 offers the ease-of-use, flexibility, sophistication, privacy and security unmatched by consumer-grade apps. 玩嘉电竞下载注册 installs easily on a web server, enabling anyone to host their own file sync and share, using their own storage (or cloud storage they choose), instead of relying on third parties outside of their control.
“玩嘉电竞下载注册 really struck a nerve those five years ago and continues to give individuals and businesses the ability to control their files,” said Frank Karlitschek, founder and leader of the 玩嘉电竞下载注册 project. “We are lucky to have one of the most active communities in the world, as you can see here .”
- Project announced and started at Camp KDE, San Diego
- Release of the first production-ready versions and Plugin system for apps
- First developer meeting (5 attendees)
- 玩嘉电竞下载注册 1.0 (June), 玩嘉电竞下载注册 1.1 (November)
- First desktop syncing client
- Completely new user interface
- Introduction of text editor and PDF viewer
- Founding of 玩嘉电竞下载注册, Inc.
- 玩嘉电竞下载注册 2.0 (October)
- Mobile apps for iOS and Android
- File Encryption and Versioning
- Drag and drop in the browser
- 玩嘉电竞下载注册 3.0 (January), 玩嘉电竞下载注册 4.0 (May) and 玩嘉电竞下载注册 4.5 (October)
- Trash-bin support , Search, external API, Activity log
- Collaborative editing of ODF office files
- 玩嘉电竞下载注册 5.0 (March), 玩嘉电竞下载注册 6 (December)
- Server-to-Server Sharing , new user management
- Largest known 玩嘉电竞下载注册 deployment (500,000 students)
- Latest and largest developer meeting (more than 100 attendees)
- 玩嘉电竞下载注册 7 (June)
玩嘉电竞下载注册 has had over 58,000 commits made by more than 550 contributors, currently developing 玩嘉电竞下载注册 at a speed of about 1,500 commits (changes to code) per month. This makes 玩嘉电竞下载注册 one of the largest open-source teams in the world — in the top 2% of all project teams on Open Hub.
Beyond code contributors, including roughly 70 who contribute regularly, more than 4,000 people submitted bug reports and feature requests, more than 900 have closed issues and more than 6,500 participate in discussions around issues and feature requests.
玩嘉电竞下载注册 Community is Global
These code contributors represent more than 10 countries, but 玩嘉电竞下载注册 also has been translated by the community – at least partially – into more than 70 languages, 32 of which are fully translated.
玩嘉电竞下载注册 is More than Just File Sync and Share
玩嘉电竞下载注册 is also a powerful platform on which to build apps. On average, 7 to 10 apps are updated or released a week. These apps range from video streaming to calendars to a Google Reader replacement. And these apps get huge numbers of downloads – the top-ten apps have from over 11,000 to almost 30,000 downloads per app.
In less than two weeks, 玩嘉电竞下载注册 expects to release 玩嘉电竞下载注册 8, introducing many improvements for end users and system administrators.
About the 玩嘉电竞下载注册 Community
玩嘉电竞下载注册 began at a community event in 2010, aiming to bring greater flexibility, access and security to data in the cloud. 玩嘉电竞下载注册 enables universal access to files through the widely implemented WebDAV standard, providing a platform to easily view and sync contacts, calendars and bookmarks across devices while supporting sharing, viewing and editing via the web interface. Installation has minimal server requirements, doesn’t need special permissions and is quick. 玩嘉电竞下载注册 is extendable via a simple, powerful API for applications. For more information, please visit: http://www.owncloud.org .
About 玩嘉电竞下载注册, Inc.
Based on the popular 玩嘉电竞下载注册 open source file sync and share community project, 玩嘉电竞下载注册 Inc. was founded in 2011 to give corporate IT greater control of their data and files — providing a common file access layer across an organization, enabling file access from any device, anytime, from anywhere, all completely managed and controlled by IT. Company headquarters are in Lexington, MA, with European headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany. For more information, visit: http://www.owncloud.com .