BioWare Opens Up The "Orbit" Project
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 5 April 2015 at 08:28 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Making the rounds on the Internet this weekend is that BioWare -- which is owned by EA Games -- has released their first open-source project.

At the end of March, BioWare announced the open-source Orbit project. Orbit is critical to BioWare's next-generation online tech platform.

Orbit is a Java framework for making it easy to maintain and build out online services. Orbit was opened up by BioWare under a BSD license.

Those wishing to find out more about this open-source Java services framework can read the original announcement by Conal Pierse of BioWare or find all of this open-source code over on GitHub.
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