Hello Friday and welcome, July! Here we go --the Apache Community has been productive over the past week with:

Support Apache –thank you in advance for helping offset the ASF's day-to-day operating expenses! Every dollar counts.
 - Corporate matching gifts can double your individual contribution to the ASF. Add the ASF to your corporate matching gift program today http://apache.org/foundation/contributing.html#CorporateGiving

ASF Board –management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 18 July. Board calendar and minutes http://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ApacheCon™ –the ASF's official global conference series. Join us!
 - 24-27 September: Sign up for ApacheCon today and SAVE $300 http://apachecon.com/acna18/
 - 8 October: Apache Roadshow and Open Source Job Fair/Fairfax, VA --Save The Date!
 - Seeking Media and Community Partners for ApacheCon: contact press@apache.org if you can help.

ASF Infrastructure –our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield stablized performance at 87.35% uptime. http://status.apache.org/

ASF Operations Factoid –this week, 451 Apache contributors changed 987,908 lines of code over 2,626 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Rakesh Radhakrishnan, Till Rohrmann, mxnet-ci, and Tellier Benoit.

Apache CXF™ –an Open Source services framework.
 - Apache Apache CXF 3.2.5, 3.1.16, and CXF Fediz 1.4.4 released http://cxf.apache.org/

Apache HttpComponents™ Core –a set of low level HTTP transport components that can be used to build custom client and server side HTTP services with a minimal footprint.
 - Apache HttpComponents Core 4.4.10 released http://hc.apache.org/

Apache Jackrabbit™ –a fully conforming implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR).
 - Apache Jackrabbit 2.8.8 and Jackrabbit Oak 1.8.5 and 1.9.5 released https://jackrabbit.apache.org/

Apache Jena™ –a framework for developing Semantic Web and Linked Data applications in Java.
 - Apache Jena 3.8.0 released http://jena.apache.org/

Apache Kafka™ –distributed, fault tolerant, publish-subscribe messaging.
 - Apache Kafka and released https://kafka.apache.org/

Apache Lucene™ Solr™ –a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java.
 - CVE-2018-8026: XXE vulnerability due to Apache Solr configset upload http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201807.mbox/%3C0e6d01d4145f%249ed40250%24dc7c06f0%24%40apache.org%3E

Apache OpenNLP™ –a machine learning based toolkit for the processing of natural language text.
 - Apache OpenNLP 1.9.0 released https://opennlp.apache.org/

Apache PDFBox™ –an Open Source Java tool for working with PDF documents.
 - Apache PDFBox 1.8.15 released http://pdfbox.apache.org/
 - DoS (OOM) Vulnerability in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201806.mbox/%3C2e123ab7-5492-d35a-1c85-7b13dbd438ec%40apache.org%3E

Apache Qpid™ JMS –pure java implementation of messaging broker supporting Advanced Message Queuing Protocols 1.0 (AMQP 1.0, ISO/IEC 19464).
 - Apache Qpid JMS 0.34.0, Qpid Dispatch 1.2.0, and Qpid Proton 0.24.0 released https://qpid.apache.org/

Apache Syncope™ –an Open Source system for managing digital identities in enterprise environments.
 - Apache Syncope 2.0.9 http://syncope.apache.org/

Did You Know?

 - Did you know that you can watch presentations from the Apache Roadshow and FOSS Backstage at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLDJ_V9KUOdOFSbDvPfGBxw ?

 - Did you know that Clojure MXNet has become part of the main Apache MXNet (incubating) project? http://mxnet.apache.org/

 - Did you know that you can meet members of the Apache community at the Apache booth at OSCON 18-19 July? http://oscon.com/

Apache Community Notices:

 - The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 19 Years of Open Source Leadership "The Apache Way" https://s.apache.org/gK4Q

 - Read "Open – For Business – At the ASF" by Merv Adrian, VP Research at Gartner https://blogs.gartner.com/merv-adrian/2018/03/27/open-for-business-at-the-asf/

 - The Apache Software Foundation 2018 Vision Statement https://s.apache.org/zqC3

 - Apache in 2017 - By The Digits https://s.apache.org/h8do

 - Foundation Statement –Apache Is Open. https://s.apache.org/PIRA

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the processes behind why the ASF "just works". https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/category/SuccessAtApache

 - Please follow/like/re-tweet the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-apache-software-foundation

 - Do friend and follow us on the Apache Community Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ApacheSoftwareFoundation/and Twitter account https://twitter.com/ApacheCommunity

 - The list of Apache project-related MeetUps can be found at http://apache.org/events/meetups.html

 - ApacheCon North America will be held 24-27 September in Montreal http://apachecon.com/

 - Save the Date: Apache Roadshow DC and Open Source/Government/Cyber/Job Fair - 8 October 2018 in Fairfax, VA http://apachecon.com/

 - ASF Quarterly Report: Operations Summary: November 2017 - January 2018 https://s.apache.org/UtBD

 - ASF FY 2017 Annual Report is available at https://s.apache.org/FY2017AnnualReport

 - Find out how you can participate with Apache community/projects/activities --opportunities open with Apache HTTP Server, Avro, ComDev (community development), Directory, Incubator, OODT, POI, Polygene, Syncope, Tika, Trafodion, and more! https://helpwanted.apache.org/
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