Three Laws for successful “Google Summer of Code”-like projects

(This post is aimed at mentors and organization coordinators of internship programs like Google Summer of Code. If you’re a student, you’re probably more interested in how to write a successful proposal, in which case, you better head over to this great post by Teo Mrnjavac.) It’s a very busy time for me, I’m in […]

First ownCloud lustrum

This weekend ownCloud turns 5 (5 years old, not 5.0 :P), congratulations to Frank Karlitschek and the entire ownCloud community! This date also marks (more or less) the third anniversary of my first encounter with the ownCloud community. Shamelessly, I date it back to a comment I posted on the Youtube video of Frank’s original […]

“Summer of ownCloud” accepted projects

Tomorrow is the day when Google Summer of Code students and Outreach Program for Women interns will begin coding for their projects. This is a good time to present the list of projects that have been accepted at ownCloud. You can follow the progress on their individual blogs, or on the ownCloud planet. Outreach Program […]

SO_oC — Summer Of ownCloud!

This is a heads up that ownCloud is participating in two internship programs this summer! Google Summer of Code 2014 (GSoC) Thanks to openSUSE for hosting us again! Check out the openSUSE GSoC portal and the ownCloud GSoC portal for more information Student application starts tomorrow. It’s important that you come up with a draft […]

ownCloud News App stable release

The News The first stable version (1.001) of the ownCloud News app is out in the ownCloud app store. Grab a copy, use it and tell your friend how awesome it is! If you’d like to stick to the development version, refer to the github page. Extensions It was amazing to see how much feedback […]

ownCloud News app Beta release

Good news everyone! We are happy to announce the Beta release of the ownCloud News app. You can download it from here or install it directly from your ownCloud instance. Remember to install the App Framework app first. This release is fully functional. We have implemented all the main features that we want in the […]

ownCloud News app alpha-2 release (guest post by Bernhard Posselt)

In this post I hand over the floor to the co-maintainer of the News app Bernhard Posselt (Raydiation). Bernhard is a software engineering student at University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. As an intern at ownCloud inc., he is the man behind the new ownCloud appframework. He is also involved in the coding and the […]

ownCloud projects for GSoC 2013

A Spring announcement: ownCloud will take part in Google Summer of Code 2013 under the organization openSUSE. You can find the list of ideas here:  We are very grateful to openSUSE for hosting us this year and to KDE for helping ownCloud with GSoC in the last years (including my own project!). Maybe next […]

Google Reader’s sunset is the dawn of ownCloud News

This post is dedicated to the memory of Aaron Swartz. Among all his contributions towards a more open Internet, Aaron was also one of the creator of RSS 1.0. Thanks, Aaron. The first news of the day is that the fantastic ownCloud community has released ownCloud Server 5.0.0. Congratulations everyone! The second news is that […]

Great Lakes ownCloud developer meetup

I am going to meet up with other North-American ownCloud-ers on October 27th–28th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The meetup will run in parallel with the main ownCloud developer sprint Fall 2012, which will take place in Berlin. Some of us couldn’t make to Europe, but we decided to meet anyway with a smaller money and […]