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What is Open Source Plus? Innovation on top of the open source ecosystem. Learn more.

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Join the MQ Light Beta

Help shape the products we release by trying out the beta code. We are now testing MQ Light, a configurable messaging runtime with a simple – yet powerful – API.

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Code Rally

Play the Game: Code Rally

Code Rally is a free, open source racing game with a twist -- instead of racing around a track using a controller, you program an AI (artificial intelligence) controlled car to race for you!

Join the Codename: BlueMix Beta

Built on open standards and taking advantage of Cloud Foundry, Codename: BlueMix is where developers can act like kids in a sandbox - except this box is enterprise grade.

What Will You Do With Watson?

Teams from around the world are using Watson to build, train, and test their apps. See the 3 winners from the IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge.

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