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At this week's JBoss World and Red Hat Summit, Red Hat announced the final released the final version of the JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 5.0.  The EPP is a middlware framework for developing, deploying, and managing web portals.  A new site publisher module is powered by open source partner eXo, which lets non-IT people handle content management.  EPP 5.0 includes new features such as a gadget container, Portlet Bridge 2.0, JBoss Cache, JBoss Web Services, JBoss Microcontainer, and a redesigned UI.

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Open Source Cocoa for Windows/Linux
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