The Linux Foundation introduced several important collaborative partnerships to consolidate the development of several open source projects that feed much of the Web.
About the OpenJS Foundation
The search for a neutral home is one of the years of fierce government struggle within the Node.js community.
In August 2017, a third of the members of the technical steering committee that oversees the day-to-day management of Node.js projects would have left.
In a press release, The Linux Foundation announced that the OpenJS Foundation would eliminate operational redundancies between the two organizations and streamline the experience of companies that provide financial support.
After six months of careful consideration and a considerable amount of community feedback and collaboration, the Node.js Foundation and the JS Foundation merge to form the OpenJS Foundation.
While The goal is to allow projects to easily join the OpenJS Foundation and take advantage of technical models offered from the community.
Continuous Delivery Foundation
In addition to the aforementioned merger, The Linux Foundation also announced the creation of the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF).
CDF aims to serve as a platform for providers, developers and users to participate and share information and best practices frequently to promote the development of open source projects.
As the name implies, Continuous Delivery Foundation builds on a seamless delivery and integration model which enables all stakeholders to collect feedback, implement changes, and deliver them much faster.
CDF launches with 19 members, including major brands such as Google, Netflix, Red Hat, Alibaba, Autodesk, SAP, Huawei, and GitLab.
The open source system Jenkins, Jenkins X, Spinnaker (created by Netflix and jointly managed by Netflix and Google), and Tekton are some of the first projects hosted by CDF, said the Linux Foundation.
The parent foundation said it expects more projects to be added to the CDF once it has formed a technical oversight committee, CDF will maintain an open model.