Press for Black Duck Software

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From a Twitter client for World of Warcraft to a natural language processing system for the clinical health care community, open source projects have the answer to an increasing range of development challenges, according to Black Duck Software, which today announced its 2009 open source 'Rookies of the Year' list.

Shattering growth records for Q4 and 2009 overall, Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, today announced a record Q4 and 2009 performance that saw the company achieve a 37 percent year-over-year growth in bookings for the year.

Koders.com, the leading software code search engine, today issued a summary of the most popular computer language keywords, files and projects used by developers in December, 2009. Analyzing search engine trends in a number of different computer languages, the "12 Days of Code Search" is based on hundreds of thousands of searches and downloads performed by thousands of users. Results were compiled and analyzed by Black Duck Software, the leading provider of products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software at enterprise scale.