Developer Linux News for Jan 30, 2000
Linux Gazette: Use the Source, Luke: Compiling and installing from source code (Jan 30, 2000, 16:36)
"One of the greatest strengths of the Open Source movement is
the availability of source code for almost every program. This
article will discuss in general terms, with some examples, how to
install a program from source code rather than a precompiled binary
IBM developerWorks: GNOMEnclature: Graphics made easy using the GNOME Canvas (Jan 30, 2000, 16:31)
"GNOME Canvas is a powerful graphics tool that can help you
present data, build games, and much more."
Linux Gazette: Linux From Scratch HOWTO (Jan 30, 2000, 16:27)
"This document describes the process of creating your own Linux
system from scratch, using nothing but the sources of needed
IBM developerWorks: Java, threads, and scheduling in Linux, Patching the kernel scheduler... (Jan 30, 2000, 16:16)
"This paper examines the performance of the Linux kernel when
the system is running a Java program using the IBM Developer Kit
for Linux, Java Technology Edition, Version 1.1.8."
O'Reilly.com: The Eighth Annual Python Conference: Day Two (Jan 30, 2000, 16:11)
"Python is ideally suited for this task, Frank believes, because
it is clean and simple; the syntax doesn't get in the way of the
programming logic. Also, much to its credit, Python is also a
practical language that students can use to accomplish real
O'Reilly.com: The Eighth Annual Python Conference: Day One (Jan 30, 2000, 16:05)
"Companies are demonstrating their Python-based products. There
is venture capital here. There are people here because they want to
learn about Python. This year, mark my words: Python is here to
Linux.com: Staffing Your Linux Solution (Jan 30, 2000, 16:00)
"So...you are considering trying Linux in your office. You know
it could benefit your IT department from a technical standpoint.
The price is right. What is left to consider?"
InfoWorld: Linux lands a top-tier Java IDE (Jan 30, 2000, 15:51)
"The package looks and feels like its Windows cousin -- right
down to the keyboard accelerators -- so if you're familiar with
JBuilder for Windows, you won't have any difficulty using the Linux
Linux Journal: T/TCP: TCP for Transactions (Jan 30, 2000, 15:44)
"For my final-year project, I implemented T/TCP for Linux at the
University of Limerick in April 1998."
Identical Software: Open Game Source: Freeciv (Jan 30, 2000, 15:35)
"Freeciv includes a hacking guide to help new developers."