Wednesday, June 30, 2010

jAPS Community: new tools to share idea and to discuss

We decided to share with the jAPS Community new tools that allows users to submit idea and to discuss about technical points related to jAPS 2.0 Platform.

On is available a tool to share idea about jAPS 2.0 project. People are able to:
- Contribute: share ideas on jAPS 2.0 Project
- Discuss: brainstorm ideas with other to make them even better
- Vote: check out other people's ideas, and vote on the ones you like best
The best ideas bubble up to the top.

Another tool available to the community is Google Group.
The new official mailing list,, is dedicated to:
- users who want to use the back office of jAPS 2.0 Platform
- developers who want to discuss technical aspects of the project. It is the place to ask technical questions.

So people have different ways to participate to jAPS 2.0 Project and become an active member of the community.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Open Source e Accessibilità

Ecco i link di un interessante, e brillante, intervento sull'accessibilità di William Glelfi alla IV Conferenza sul Software Libero.

Willy (parte 1)
Willy (parte 2)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Mind the Bridge Italy Tour - Tzente admitted to the Gymnasium in Cagliari

Mind the Bridge Italy Tour will bw held in Cagliari on Friday, 25th of June.
Every year Mind the Bridge runs an annual business plan competition with the purpose of selecting the best innovative business ideas among all the potential Italians talents.
One of the newest activity of Mind the Bridge is the Gymnasium, a mentoring and coaching program that takes place in Silicon Valley and Italy.

In the afternoon companies will present their business plans in front of a panel of venture capitalists and seasoned entreprenuers. Ultimate goal is fine tuning the business idea (what and where it works, where and what doesn't) and making the value proposition more effective.

Tzente, the jAPS 2.0 maintainer, is selected for the Gymnasium.

More information here:

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Free software and business in Sardinia

An interesting post from Giuseppe Maxia,"The Data Charmer" about the event held on June 10th and 11th in Cagliari related to the Italian Free Software conference.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

jAPS Workshop: a great success

Yesterday was held the first jAPS workshop, a great success!!!

Many people attended to the event and the presentations were very interesting and funny.
The focus of the event was on jAPS 2.0 World and Ecosystem.

The chair of the event was Favia Marzano.

The program started with a presentation of the jAPS Ecosystem.
Then Ingres, MySQL and Pentaho, the jAPS technology partners, described their project and solutions integrated in the Platform.
The second session started with a speech of lawyers Gallus and Micozzi who spoke about the legal issues related to open source license of jAPS and its possible developments.
Then system integrators described how and why they use jAPS 2.0:
- Collaboration Intranet and Augmented Reality
- certification of the contents through the Content Managements System integrated in jAPS
- aDOC: a document management system and information protocol solution built on jAPS 2.0 Platform
- web accessibility
- jAPS as a model of collaboration
- myoT: an Internet of Things solution based on jAPS
- jAPS as a framework for the integration of services for health
- jAPS and WhereIsNow: update information for citizens

In the last session some governments told about their experiences as jAPS users, very interesting.

Thanks to all participants for their enthusiastic support, the event was very great!!!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Accessible Sites and CMS: an obligation and a social commitment

In recent months there are on the web a lot of interesting article about web accessibility and national and international standards and laws. This shows the relevance that accessibility is having in both social and technological life.

Web sites and web application should be designed to ensure that everyone, including users who have difficulty seeing, hearing, and making precise movements, can use them.

All the jAPS team efforts go to the development of the Platform, always with the goal of the accessibility and inclusion principle in mind.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

jAPS Workshop Program

In the latest weeks we are working to define all the details for the jAPS workshop that will be held in Cagliari, the 11th of June, from 14:30 to 18:30.

The final program is publihed: many speeches related to different domains are planned. Many jAPS Partners and Governments using jAPS 2.0 Platform will attend.

This will be an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge and to present the different experiences, so we invite all to participate.