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PortableApps.com at OSCON 2011 open source convention in Portland This Week

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Submitted by John T. Haller on July 27, 2011 - 12:56pm

OSCON open source convention 2011PortableApps.com is at OSCON this week in Portland, Oregon. Lead developer John T. Haller (that's me) will be hosting a session called Open Source Portable Apps: How and Why to Package Software for USB Drives, Cloud Drives and Mobile Storage on Friday at 11am in room D133.

PortableApps.com Status Update (2011-02-19): New Apps, Platform Progress, Site Progress and More

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 19, 2011 - 8:41pm

It's time for another 'PortableApps.com Status Update' on what's new in the last week. We've got new apps, an update on the platform progress, an update on site upgrade progress, and more. Read on for the details

Happy Holidays To All Portable App-ers!

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Submitted by John T. Haller on December 25, 2010 - 11:01pm

logoThe staff, developers and volunteers at PortableApps.com wish you, and each other, the very best this holiday season. If you were naughty, we've got the appropriate gift for you already posted. If you were nice -- and we hope you were -- your gift will be arriving this week. We made it ourselves, and we really hope you'll like it.

PortableApps.com On Computer America Radio Show Tonight at 10pm NY Time

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Submitted by John T. Haller on October 21, 2010 - 5:51pm

PortableApps.com's own John T. Haller [ aka me :) ] will be live on the Computer America Radio Show tonight at 10pm EDT, 7pm PDT. You can listen to a live stream online while the show is airing or listen to the archive tomorrow once it is made available. There is also a live online chat by entering your name on their site (homepage, left-hand side) where we'll be taking questions as well. Hope you can tune in!

Preview The 2.0 PortableApps.com Platform In Our Blog

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Submitted by John T. Haller on July 1, 2010 - 10:11am

We've just posted a PortableApps.com Platform 2.0 Preview blog post with detailed info on the upcoming platform release. You'll find screenshots of the new updater, new theming engine, some of the 30+ themes included, options windows, branding and unicode support along with details of the features and functionality. The new beta will be posted in the next several days and 2.0 final is scheduled to release later in July.

Read more in the blog post...

Ending Windows 95/98/Me Support

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Submitted by John T. Haller on April 27, 2010 - 3:08pm

PortableApps.com is formally announcing the end of Windows 95/98/Me support in the PortableApps.com Format, Installer, packaged apps and the PortableApps.com Platform. It's been a long time coming and has been discussed quite a bit internally and externally, so we'd like to officially announce the end of support as well as the reasons why.

Read on for more details...

Launch Party Tonight in NYC for the PortableApps.com Music Production Suite

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 19, 2010 - 12:46am

PortableApps.com and OpenSourceHipHop.org are proud to announce a launch party this evening at Sputnik Bar in Brooklyn, NY to launch the upcoming PortableApps.com Music Production Suite. At the party, there will be performances by:

Bonita Applebum - the1shanti and Shefali are next generation Native Tongues continuing on with the Love Movement

Heavy Pennies - NYC's next huge singer/songwriter

45 Shootout - Live band dance hall wonderfulness

ElekTro4 and DJ Alias will be spinning tunes the rest of the night.

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PortableApps.com at FOSDEM

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 5, 2010 - 11:04pm

PortableApps.com developer Steve Lamerton will be representing us at FOSDEM 2010 in Brussels on February 6th and 7th. He'll be giving a Lightning Talk on the PortableApps.com Platform on Saturday. You may be most familiar with Steve as the developer behind our popular Toucan backup, sync and encryption utility. Hopefully, you can drop in on Steve's lightning talk Saturday morning. If not, keep an eye out for a red PortableApps.com polo and say hi.

PortableApps.com at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, NV

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 5, 2010 - 1:25am

CESPortableApps.com will be at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. I'll be on the show floor, attending meetings with partners, and giving away flash drives loaded with portable apps. (For those who don't know me, I'm John T. Haller, the founder and lead developer of PortableApps.com.

Translations Urgently Needed for PortableApps.com Platform 2.0

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Submitted by John T. Haller on December 8, 2009 - 1:50am

We're coming up on the 2.0 launch of the PortableApps.com Platform and we again find ourselves in need of translators to get things up to speed. We have a full set of locales ready to be updated available in this forum post along with instructions on how to do update the translation. There are 49 languages, some have been updated for all but the latest strings. Some are in need of a great many translations, so all work is appreciated.

Thanks in advance for helping make this the best release yet!

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