Developer Linux News for Oct 22, 2008
Debian Lenny Bug Sprint - Oct 25 to Oct 30 - Register and eat cookies (Oct 22, 2008, 20:31)
Debian Devel Announce: "we are currently very
close to release lenny which is most likely going to be absolutely
awesome. However, there are currently around 100 RC bugs remaining
that stand between us and this release."
Examining the Compilation Process. part 2. (Oct 22, 2008, 20:01)
Linux Journal: "And so, last time I had
concluded my article with a very light discussion of the linking
process. I intend to go a bit deeper into the linking process in
this article, as well as some discussion about some of the
optimizations that GCC can perform for you."
Moblin Linux Gathers Momentum (Oct 22, 2008, 19:47)
LinuxDevices: "The Moblin.org project, which
supports Intel Atom-based mobile Internet devices (MIDs) and
netbooks, continues to gain support, with Good OS (GoS), Mandriva,
and Turbolinux announcing they will contribute to the project.
Ericsson, meanwhile, announced it is working on HSPA chipsets for
next-generation Moorestown-based MIDs that run the Linux-based
Contest Winners Rig Up Wacky Linux Implementations (Oct 22, 2008, 15:01)
OStatic: "Launched a month ago, the contest
challenged users to come up with interesting, challenging
technology solutions leveraging Linux. Full results of the contest
including quotes from the winning contestants are found here. Here
are some of the more imaginative winning solutions."
Introduction to the Moblin Image Creator (Oct 22, 2008, 14:01)
OStatic: "Recently, there has been a lot of
buzz surrounding the Moblin Project, designed to bring open source
applications to mobile devices. Though the news generally focuses
on big name distributions getting involved, Moblin still features
the "community feel and involvement" that draws many to open source
Bash Script To Access Wikipedia (Oct 22, 2008, 10:31)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "This week's
Monday Linux/Unix bash shell script brings us one step closer to
the end of our "web-based-info-site command line program" project
(And we'll never again hire anyone to name a project for us that
gets paid by the word)"
Developing Intelligent Agents for the Semantic Web (Oct 22, 2008, 09:01)
IBM Developerworks:"The Semantic Web envisioned
by Berners-Lee, Hendler, and Lassila in 2001 was a grandiose vision
that involved the use of agents to book doctor appointments and to
find the best driving routes with the least hassle. The envisaged
system was built upon formal ontologies that had already achieved a
large following of scientists and agent developers."
Dojo Concepts for Java Developers (Oct 22, 2008, 04:31)
IBM Developerworks: "Dojo is being used more
and more in Web-based applications. Many developers have strong
skills in Java™ programming, but only limited experience in
strongly typed, object-oriented compilation language to a dynamic,
weakly typed scripting language. This confusion can make it
difficult for developers to correctly declare Dojo classes. This
article helps clear up this confusion, shows why it may be
necessary to set context, and describes how to go about it."