Developer Linux News for Dec 29, 2009
Mozilla Firefox 3.5.7 will fix updates and top crash (Dec 29, 2009, 20:32)
Netstat -vat: "Mozilla developers are now
testing the next stable build of the Firefox 3.5.x series. Firefox
3.5.7 is now available as a beta build for testers to try out."
The Future of Unix Standards: Unix 10? (Dec 29, 2009, 17:32)
Serverwatch: "For the last 40 years, Unix
operating systems have helped to power mission-critical IT
operations around the globe. Now, as Unix enters middle age, its
backers are busily developing the new specifications that they hope
will carry the OS forward into the next age of computing"
Western Digital�s Advanced Format: The 4K Sector Transition Begins (Dec 29, 2009, 16:17)
Anandtech: "We had a chance to talk to Western
Digital last week about a new hard drive technology they have
coming down the pipe called Advanced Format."
Random Number Between Two Integers (Dec 29, 2009, 13:17)
Safe Coding: "This is a topic that is quite
easy and doesn’t need much explanation but still many people
manage to mess it up. Not going into a hyperbole, I’ll get
straight to the point."
Mean Time to Repair (Dec 29, 2009, 11:37)
Linux Pro Magazine: "The other day I read an
article on the web that said that "Firefox, Adobe top
buggiest-software list" and which stated that Firefox had reported
the most "vulnerabilities" of all the "application programs"."
Globalize your Web Applications: PHP's Locale Formatting Classes (Dec 29, 2009, 05:37)
WebReference: "Today, we'll be covering PHP's
two remaining I18N Libraries, the I18N_Number and I18N_Currency
classes, both of which are subclasses of the I18N_DateTime
Evangelism is War -- The Mono/Moonlight Agenda (Dec 29, 2009, 00:17)
Pwnage: "After reading the information
contained in the documents I am even more convinced that Mono and
Moonlight do nothing but help Microsoft win against competing