Developer Linux News for Nov 30, 1999
Linux In Brazil: Browsing the browsers (Nov 30, 1999, 23:34)
"This article presents a list of all web browsers available for
Linux to date."
Internet Week: E-Commerce Tools Go Open Source (Nov 30, 1999, 23:11)
"OpenSales may be one of the first projects specifically for
creating a more ambitious, enterprise-scale retailing and
Inprise Developer News: Java, Competitive drama (Nov 30, 1999, 22:47)
"But I see the greatest potential for Linux desktop application
development in two forms: Java and Python. Java because of its
libraries and GUI builders and the huge forces behind it."
Linux Gazette #48 (December 1999) is available (Nov 30, 1999, 22:37)
"Linux Gazette...Making Linux just a little more fun!"
Reuters: V-ONE stock vaults after Linux software release (Nov 30, 1999, 22:03)
"Shares of V-ONE Corp. quadrupled on Tuesday after the maker of
network security software introduced... SmartGate... for...
Kernel Cousin Wine #19 Is Out (Nov 30, 1999, 21:58)
LinuxPR: LinuxComponents.COM is to sell enterprise Linux Solutions (Nov 30, 1999, 21:12)
"An online Linux retailer LinuxComponents.COM, widely known as a
cheap source for Linux hardware and software products, has just
announced that it will sell and support industry recognized
enterprise Linux Solutions."
LinuxPR: Magic Software Enterprises to Call Special Meeting of Shareholders to Approve Stock Split (Nov 30, 1999, 21:10)
"Increase in Share Capital Authorized by Board of
PRNewswire: MicroEdge Announces Release of Visual SlickEdit(R) v5.0 for Linux and UNIX (Nov 30, 1999, 18:36)
"Visual SlickEdit's unique architecture and
write-once-run-everywhere macro language allows Visual SlickEdit to
be easily deployed on every enterprise platform with the exact same
user interface and functionality."
BW: Bristol Technology Inc. Announces Wind/U for Linux and the First Linux Porting Center (Nov 30, 1999, 17:56)
"Wind/U for Linux enables developers to compile Microsoft Win32
API and MFC source code directly on Linux, and create native,
desktop and server-based Linux applications."
PRNewswire: SGI Introduces Linux Version of IRIS Performer...Visual Simulation API (Nov 30, 1999, 17:51)
"The release of IRIS Performer on Linux allows software
developers to leverage their investments in existing IRIX operating
system-based Performer simulations and databases while supporting
emerging Linux operating system-based systems, thus saving
considerable time and money."
Business Week: Software Hell (Nov 30, 1999, 17:29)
"...software, in its current form, may not be a match for the
voracious demands of the information economy. ...engineers around
the world are mounting coordinated efforts to find remedies. ...
Many programmers are encouraged by the successes of the
32BitsOnline: Corel's Relentless Rise on Takeover (Nov 30, 1999, 17:23)
"Corel has something that Red Hat wants - the retail and
end-user distribution channels. That alone fueled speculation that
Red Hat is considering buying Ottawa-based Corel Corporation."
GeekNews.org: Tiny COBOL complier for Linux update (Nov 30, 1999, 17:12)
"Tiny COBOL Project has a new home courtesy of VA Linux Systems
and has grown quite a bit since their inception. They are looking
for contributors as well as beta testers."
CNN: Take a peek at Communicator 5.0 (Nov 30, 1999, 15:48)
"Communicator 5.0 had better be outstanding, or it may share the
Titanic's fate, analysts say."
Tcl-URL! for November 30, 1999 (Nov 30, 1999, 15:24)
BW: eHatchery Announces the Development of eBox (Nov 30, 1999, 14:18)
"...eHatchery, LLC... today announced the development of
eBox(TM), an Open Source software application framework for
BW: Cygnus Announces New Version of Source-Navigator Software (Nov 30, 1999, 13:28)
"Enterprise Version of Source Code Comprehension Tool Supports
Open Source Projects and Development on Linux, Solaris, HP-UX and
PRNewswire: MultiGen-Paradigm Announces Vega(TM) for Linux (Nov 30, 1999, 13:04)
"MultiGen-Paradigm, Inc. today announced at I/ITSEC in Orlando
that the company is porting Vega, its industry-standard software
environment for realtime visual simulation, virtual reality and
visualization applications, to the Linux operating system."
BW: E-Gate Configured for Linux (Nov 30, 1999, 12:58)
"AlphaTrade.com... is pleased to announce that all of the
E-Gate... financial applications are now fully configured for the
Linux operating systems."
linuxnewbie.org: Corel Linux: Some First Looks Under the Hood (Nov 30, 1999, 06:46)
"The GUI is very similar to Windows, not that this is a bad
thing, I think windows looks pretty good. It's based on KDE, which
is pretty nice, but then Corel fixed some stuff up, so it looks
even more like windows. I like the improvements."
Ext2: Kernel Space SMP Programming (Nov 30, 1999, 03:30)
"Multi processor systems are becoming more and more common
place. Whilst most userspace code will run perfectly, and in some
cases take advantage of SMP features without adding extra code,
kernel space code should be written to be 'SMP aware' and 'SMP
safe'. This series of articles will explain how this is done."
LinuxPR: LinuxForKids.com keeps growing. (Nov 30, 1999, 00:23)
"Started as a personnal reference page for a volunteer at an
elementary school, LinuxForKids.com was made public, in the hope it
will fill the need of parents and educators looking for children
software running on Linux."