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New Software: Modernising the Web Frontend

With today’s post we continue the blog series about our “New Software”. 1. Rewriting the software driving our site 2. Modernising the Web Frontend 3. The Heart of Gold As outlined in the previous post there were quite a few things to decide upfront, which doesn’t make actual implementation any easier as we will see […]

CAcert at CeBIT 2015

German version below On the world’s largest computer fair, the CeBIT in Hannover, DE, CAcert should not be missing out. From March 16th through March 20th Assurers and Assurees are meeting each other at 12:00 CET outside Hall 2 in direction of the green. In case of bad weather the assurances take place directly at the glass front of […]

CAcert auf dem Erlanger Linuxtag 2015

CAcert wird auf dem Erlanger Linuxtag 2015 am 28. Februar 2015 vertreten sein. Es wird einen Vortrag zu CAcert und die Möglichkeit zur Assurance geben. Veranstaltungsort: Blauen Traube im Turnerbund Spardorfer Str. 79 91054 Erlangen http://www.erlug.de/erlanger-linuxtag-2015/

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