Developer Linux News for Sep 30, 2008
Script To Get Weather Forecasts For Your Zip Code (Sep 30, 2008, 21:34)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "Today's
Linux/Unix bash shell script is probably not the last follow up to
the growing stable of scripts we've written to mine the knowledge
on tap online. Today's info is grabbed from WeatherBug.com."
Review: Intellectual Property and Open Source (Sep 30, 2008, 14:31)
LWN: "Regardless of one's own feelings in the
matter, the fact remains that the legal system exists, it affects
our lives, and that we can only be better off if we understand it.
To that end, O'Reilly has published Intellectual Property and Open
Source by Van Lindberg."
Motorola Building Up 350-Person Android Team. Nokia Also Sniffing Around. (Sep 30, 2008, 12:31)
TechCrunch: "The iPhone may be the only game in
town for serious mobile Web developers right now, but that won't
last long. Next year, the iPhone will see some serious competition
from Google's Android platform."
Keyboards Must Die (Sep 30, 2008, 11:01)
Linux Today Blog: "The computer of the future
is almost here. It's a small handheld device with some pretty good
built-in muscle and storage, and that depends on the network for
most of its functionality. But it won't really be practical until
the keyboard goes away and we can talk to our computers."
Tip of the Trade: Make Perl Scripts More Readable With perltidy (Sep 30, 2008, 07:31)
Serverwatch: "I am of course sure that everyone
reading this is well aware of scripting best practices and always
writes beautifully neat and well-set-out scripts that will still
have meaning when you return to them in six months time. You might
not then need perltidy for your own scripts."
Installing Google Android SDK 1.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop (Sep 30, 2008, 00:01)
HowtoForge: "This guide explains how you can
install the Google Android SDK 1.0 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. With
this stable release of the Android SDK, you can now develop
applications for Android smartphones (like T-Mobile's G1) and offer
them on the Android Market."