Google's Open Source Acre Server-side JavaScript Application Platform

by Developer.com Staff

Freebase has released Acre as an open source project via Google Code and an Apache 2 license.

Acre is the open source backend for the Freebase Apps platform.

Acre provides hosted, social application developer using server-side JavaScript. Because Acre is open source, developers can run Acre on their own server too.

Google purchased MetaWeb, the makers of Freebase, last month and Acre is a result of that acquisition.

You can learn more about Acre and Freebase here.

This article was originally published on Thursday Aug 26th 2010
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