Lanka Software Foundation (LSF) was established in 2003 as a company limited by guarantee and as “not for profit” organization with the vision of positioning Sri Lanka as a “global Free and Open Source (FOSS) Research & Development hub”.
We have successfully incubated global open source projects such as; Apache Axis 2 C++, Apache Axis2 Java; a Disaster Management System by the name of Sahana and we also contributed to Apache Geronimo.
Our projects, have been funded by global organizations such as SIDA, Google, IBM, Globus, and locally – ICT Agency.Over the years, LSF has provided fellowships and internships to over 100 software developers.
Karsha is a research project related to financial industry. “Karsha” is a word obtained for Sanskrit which means cash.The Karsha project aims to develop next generation financial cyberinfrastructure tools to support data science for finance.Read More
Sahana is a Free and Open Source Disaster Management system. It is a web based collaboration tool that addresses the common coordination problems during a disaster from finding missing people, managing aid, managing volunteers, tracking camps effectively between Government groups, the civil society (NGOs) and the victims themselves. Read More
Ninithi is a free and opensource software developed to visualize and analyze the carbon allotropes used in nanotechnology. Ninithi can be used to visualize Carbon nanotubes, Graphene/ nanoribbons and Fullerene and Read More
Open Grid Computing Environment (OGCE) E-Science toolkit provides a platform for scientists to compose, execute, monitor and share their experiments as scientific work flows. E-Science projects are often conducted Read More
SOAP is an industry-standard XML-based communication Protocol for communicating between applications. The Apache Axis Java project develops the most widely recognized and used, open source Java SOAP implementation.Read More