Developer Linux News for Jul 28, 2004
OSNews: Opinion: How Desktop Linux Should Behave (Jul 28, 2004, 23:30)
"Today, DL is still nothing more than a UNIX-clone with a task
bar, a start menu, and a desktop with some icons on it. But why has
DL evolved at such a glacial pace...?"
Linux Journal: Creating Games with Pygame (Jul 28, 2004, 13:00)
"A tutorial explaining how to use Pygame, a wrapper built on
Python and SDL, for game development and improved execution..."
Web Hosting Industry Review: Zend Launches PHP Certification Program (Jul 28, 2004, 07:00)
"Zend Technologies, which released PHP 5 last week, announced on
Monday that it has launched the Zend PHP certification program
Release Digest: KDE, July 27, 2004 (Jul 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's KDE apps: kload 0.2a, TypingTrainer 1.0rc2, KGeography
0.2, Media-Detect 0.53, G System 0.2, KSysMonApplet 0.2b, Syntext
Serna 2.0.b2_1, Kbioritmi 0.6.2, KDigest 0.3, KNetLoad 2.2.2, KVBA
0.5, PG Calculator 2.2-4, PwManager 1.0, TagLib 1.2, TuxCards 1.2,
Klusters 1.4.1, and kmodemlights 0.2.
Release Digest: GNU, July 27, 2004 (Jul 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNU app: GnuPG 1.2.5.
Release Digest: GNOME, July 27, 2004 (Jul 28, 2004, 04:45)
Today's GNOME app: gcalctool v5.5.0.
O'Reilly: Worried About Perl 6 (Jul 28, 2004, 02:30)
"I'm a big fan of perl--I've written lots of code in perl and I
plan to write a bunch more this fall. But now that I am browsing
the OSCON convention program, I am starting to worry about perl
IT Manager's Journal: The Long Now: Why 'Slower' is the Unnoticed New Frontier (Jul 28, 2004, 00:30)
"If you've been questioning whether open-source projects can
move beyond mimicry and 'me-too' products to create significant
innovation, you might want to take a long look at The Long Now
Foundation's open-source Timeline/Calendar project..."