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Black Duck Lists Top Open-Source Projects of 2011

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Black Duck Software has announced its 2011 Open Source Rookies of the Year list of the top 10 new open-source projects to hit the streets.

The list, released Jan. 18, features two open-source cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) projects, two projects tailored to the needs of game developers and a toolkit to aid social media application developers in the creation of Web apps. The Black Duck Software 2011 Open Source Rookie of the Year list is the fourth annual run of the company’s rundown of the top new projects out there.

Using data on open-source projects from Ohloh.net and the Black Duck KnowledgeBase, Black Duck reviewed thousands of open-source projects started in 2011 to select the Open Source Rookies of the Year.

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