Developer Linux News for Sep 28, 1999
IBM developerWorks: Making application programming easy with GNOME libraries (Sep 28, 1999, 23:40)
"Why not just program directly with a GUI toolkit such as GTK+,
Motif, or Qt, without any other libraries? These tools have their
advantages, but I believe the advantages of using the GNOME
libraries far outweigh them. By using the GNOME libraries, you can
save a lot time, because a lot of code is already written, and a
lot of widgets are already created."
Kernel Cousin Wine #10 Is Out (Sep 28, 1999, 23:26)
InfoWorld: Corel and Borland band for Linux (Sep 28, 1999, 21:17)
"The accord between the companies also calls for joint marketing
and distribution efforts."
CNET News.com: Microsoft delays beta of Millennium OS (Sep 28, 1999, 21:01)
"...the company's final release in its Windows 98
GNOME Summary, September 21-28 (Sep 28, 1999, 18:58)
SRO: IBM Cranks Up Open-Source Bid (Sep 28, 1999, 18:30)
"With open source, why is alphaWorks relevant?" Wolpert asks.
"If it's open source, it's a product. So when technologies
graduate, we'll put them onto a true open-source site, like
LinuxPR: IceWalkers.com Announces Beta launch (Sep 28, 1999, 18:02)
"IceWalkers.com is intended to provide to authors a main place
to announce their last software release."
M2 Presswire: GraphOn breathes new life into UNIX and Linux applications (Sep 28, 1999, 17:43)
"The company's products enable users to access their
applications across any connection or network from any device using
the thinnest of desktops."
VNU Net: Inprise unveils Kylix RAD tool for Linux (Sep 28, 1999, 17:36)
"Pricing and packaging has not yet been decided, but the tool is
likely to be called Delphi for Linux."
IBM: developerWorks Creates Open Source Zone (Sep 28, 1999, 16:22)
"developerWorks is making the source code available for the very
popular Jikes compiler for Java and IBM Classes for Unicode, which
are used for Unicode-based international support for an
Linux.com: Linux equivalents (Sep 28, 1999, 16:12)
"Linux has moved on from being the latest IT fad. It is now a
viable development platform."
32BitsOnline: Dock Applications (Sep 28, 1999, 15:39)
"Naturally, no WindowMaker user would be caught dead without a
color co-ordinated desktop."
PRNewswire: Inprise Announces Commitment to Support C, C++ and Delphi Development on Linux (Sep 28, 1999, 14:46)
"Project Kylix is currently planned to be a Linux component
based development environment for two-way visual development of
graphical user interface (GUI), Internet, database, and server
PRNewswire: Webb Announces Expanded Partnership With Corel (Sep 28, 1999, 14:42)
"Webb will create a Linux-based Instant Message service, based
on the Jabber.org open source, XML-based instant messaging
BW: EBIZ Enterprises Engages Mesirow Financial for Investment Banking Services (Sep 28, 1999, 14:39)
"EBIZ is an innovator in the emerging Linux market, both as a
manufacturer of its Element-L branded family of desktop/notebook
computers and servers, as well as a leading full-service specialty
distributor of 'Everything Linux' through their e-commerce web
BW: Idealab! Announces Free E-commerce Software Offering... (Sep 28, 1999, 14:34)
"The free retailing catalyst, which can be deployed on Linux,
Solaris, UNIX and Windows NT platforms, is currently being used by
select Internet retailers and will be bundled with VA Linux Systems
servers later this year."
Salon: Do penguins eat apples? (Sep 28, 1999, 13:52)
"Once upon a time, Apple dreamed of killing giants. Today, that
hope belongs to a new generation -- of open-source
LinuxPR: Inprise and Corel Form Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Linux® OS And Application Adoption (Sep 28, 1999, 13:50)
"Companies Agree To Form R&D Alliance"
ext2: Pingus [Review] (Sep 28, 1999, 04:11)
"I'd like to dismiss any thoughts I had about open source
gaming. I must say, Pingus ends any misconceptions I ever had."
LinuxPR: Easy Software Products Releases ESP Print Pro Beta 8 (Sep 28, 1999, 02:12)
"ESP Print Pro is based on the Common UNIX Printing System and
provides PostScript and image file RIPs to support non-PostScript
Linux Today Summary, September 20 - September 26 (Sep 28, 1999, 02:02)
Here's a summary of the most popular stories posted to Linux
Today during the last week.
LinuxPR: Linuxcare To Provide 24x7 Technical Support Services For Macmillan's (Sep 28, 1999, 00:55)
"Leader in Linux Customer Services Teams with Leader in Linux
Retail Sales to Offer Comprehensive Solution."
LinuxPR: Ada Core Technolgies and Zentropix announce the development of GNATPRO (Sep 28, 1999, 00:08)
"The open source model of both the RealTime Linux operating
system and the GNAT Ada compiler, guarantees long term product
quality and maintainability. Under open source licensing, you
control the software."
LinuxPR: Corel Corporation and TheLinuxStore.com...Announce Distribution Agreement (Sep 28, 1999, 00:04)
"Under the agreement EBIZ will pre-load Corel®
WordPerfect® 8 for Linux® Personal Edition onto its
Element-L computer systems and the PIA (Personal Internet