InfoWorld awards Best of Open Source to LibreOffice

LibreOffice is one of the winners of InfoWorld BOSSIE – Best of Open Source – Awards 2011.

LibreOffice

OpenOffice.org desperately needed a rejuvenating shot in the arm, and it’s come in the form of the LibreOffice project, a variant of OO.o developed by the Document Foundation (the folks behind the ODF standard).

LibreOffice launches faster, runs more reliably, and sports an incrementally better set of features than OpenOffice.org – but what’s most important is the accelerated pace of development for the product.

LibreOffice Conference schedule is online

The LibreOffice Conference schedule is online at http://conference.libreoffice.org/programme/
In case you haven’t registered yet, let us know about your participation at http://conference.libreoffice.org/conference-registration/

LibreOffice launches extension and templates repository for public beta test

Developers invited to contribute their add-ons
Community-based review process ensures quality and reliability

LibreOffice, the free office productivity suite, can be enhanced with hundreds of extensions and templates. Users can download these smart extras to improve the suite’s functionality to fit their job or hobby, and developers can easily write their own add-ons and share it with millions of users worldwide.…

LibreOffice Portable 3.4.3 available

Thanks to the great work by PortableApps.com, LibreOffice Portable 3.4.3 is now available at http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/portable/3.4.3/

LibreOffice API documentation is now online

As a result of the LibreOffice Hackfest 2011 in Munich, the LibreOffice API documentation is now online at http://api.libreoffice.org

There’s another HackFest!

Shortly after our successful LibreOffice Hackfest in the city of Munich last weekend (pictures and blog post will follow), there will be another event for hackers and developers! Cor Nouws is organizing a Mini HackFest in Eindhoven on September 10th. If you’re around, have a look, and learn how the LibreOffice development process works.