LAS VEGAS, Nevada–Arana Software founder Jay Harris will appear as part of a panel of speakers at Microsoft Build on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Harris will join Andy Mallon, Fabian Williams of Adotob, and Heather Downing of Okta on a panel of Microsoft Most Valuable Provessional (MVP) awardees to discuss community involvement and efforts to use technology for social good.Continue reading this article
LAS VEGAS, Nevada— Arana Software is proud to announce it is sponsoring the fundraising event Dev Around The Sun. This online streaming conference will feature technologists from around the globe reconnecting with their colleagues, offering hope, raising awareness, and helping provide financial relief to people fighting the current global pandemic.Continue reading this article
LAS VEGAS, Nevada—Code Camp Vegas has announced that Arana Software founder Jay Harris will present the opening keynote for their upcoming conference in October 2018. Jay's keynote, titled "Celebrate Your Expert," will focus on topics surrounding self-worth and self-doubt, and how professionals in any industry struggle to celebrate their expertise when surrounded by other industry professionals.Continue reading this article
KANSAS CITY, Missouri—Arana partner Jeff Strauss has joined the board of directors for the Kansas City Developer Conference. This community-driven and developer-focused event is entering its ninth year as one of the premier software development, design, and architecture events in the United States. Hosted at the downtown Kansas City Convention Center on August 3-4, 2017, the organizers anticipate welcoming as many as 2000 people from throughout the United States and across the globe.Continue reading this article
LAS VEGAS, Nevada—Arana Software is pleased to announce that founding partner, Jay Harris, has been invited to join Microsoft's prestigious Regional Director program. The program, consisting of approximately 150 professionals globally, recognizes some of the world's leading innovators in software and information technology.Continue reading this article
In the first part of this Open Source blog series, I talked about the core meaning of what it is to be open source software. That post covered the Open Source Initiative and its definition of the requirement for certified Open Source licenses.
This time—after an admittedly lengthy delay—I am going to briefly consider the differences between the primary classifications of licenese: copyleft and permissive. While every license is unique in its own way, these two broad categories tell you a great deal about your rights and obligations as a consumer. In particular, knowing the classification alone often will be enough to determine whether incoprorating a piece of open source software into your project is acceptable.Continue reading this article
Over the last few years, I have traveled around to many conferences and user groups, speaking on various aspects of open source licensing and consumption. I imagine that I will continue to do so, here and there. I enjoy sharing this knowledge, and am energized by many of the discussions that come out of my sessions. As I start to give other talks, and the recent open source ones become less prevalent, I hope we can keep the conversation going by having a forum for discussion here.
So… as the New Year begins, welcome to the first in my upcoming series of posts all about open source.Continue reading this article
BRIGHTON, Michigan—Arana Software is proud to announce and welcome Jeff Strauss as co-owner, software consultant, and newest member of the Arana family. Jeff joins as equal partner to Jay Harris, who founded the company in 2008.Continue reading this article