[Ian Varley] Does Salesforce create and contribute new open source releases? Historically, yes, although typically not core platform features… But, this is changing. With over 4 million custom apps written on our Platform, and 1.5 million developers in our community, the importance of open sourcing core platform technologies is critical for continued success. In the last year, Salesforce has open sourced two large libraries, Aura and Apache Phoenix. – Learn more at Salesforce Developers Blog