Developer Linux News for Jun 27, 2001
LinuxProgramming: Gnome-- 1.2.0 (Jun 27, 2001, 22:00)
"Gnome-- provides C++ wrappers for the gnome-libs widgets, such
as GnomeApp, Canvas, Dialog, Druid, MDI, MessageBox, etc."
GNOME: Gnumeric 0.66 available (with Bonobo as default) (Jun 27, 2001, 21:30)
"This is a _development_ release. Although the code is stable,
packages will definitely need work to cope with the switch to
Bonobo. It is possible to build without Bonobo (--without-bonobo),
and will continue to be possible for the foreseeable future."
Linux Journal: Moneydance Personal Finance Manager review (Jun 27, 2001, 21:00)
Stew Benedict reviews Moneydance Personal Finance Manager, a
personal finance manager package, much like Quicken, but it's
written in Java. It runs on a number of platforms, including Linux,
FreeBSD, and Solaris.
Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #96 by Paul Emsley (Jun 27, 2001, 20:30)
Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for
the previous week.
LinuxProgramming: Bonobo 1.0.6 released (Jun 27, 2001, 20:00)
"This release is a load of small fixes and some nice UI
acceleration work from Alexander that should speed up Nautilus
window opening noticably."
15 Seconds: Microsoft Joins Corel to Develop Shared Source C# (Jun 27, 2001, 17:00)
Microsoft details how it will release a shared-source
implementation of C# in conjunction with Corel. Note: the
implementation will be designed for FreeBSD and Windows.
Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac19 (Jun 27, 2001, 15:57)
Multiple updates in the latest -ac release of Linux 2.4.5.
ZDNet: .Net to support Linux? (Jun 27, 2001, 12:45)
While the idea isn't new, there's new evidence to support the
notion that Microsoft may support Linux with .NET: apparently the
second beta of Visual Studio .NET supports Linux as a target
platform. This article doesn't indicate that Visual Studio .NET
itself is being ported to Linux: rather that there may be a Linux
.NET runtime out there somewhere against which software can be
built using the Visual Studio .NET tools.