First there were modules, then there were Features, and now there are Apps. Apps is the next generation of extensibility and interoperability for Drupal. They provide a much better user experience of extending your Drupal site by providing facilities to download modules and all of their dependencies in one easy step.
You can hear more about Apps at the following Drupalcon Presentations
- Introducing OpenPublic (Chicago)
- Drupal as a mature software industry (Chicago)
- Building Drupal platforms (Chicago)
- Building Drupal Apps for Distributions (Denver)
The apps module is committed to working within the Open App Standard that is currently in development.
The following Distributions are using Apps