Developer Linux News for Sep 22, 2010
A developer looks at VMware/Novell (Sep 22, 2010, 23:03)
Likewise blog: "Last week, the word broke that
VMware is the most likely company to acquire Novell's SUSE unit.
This makes a lot of sense from a business perspective , but I tend
to see things from a developer's point of view."
Flex Builder for Linux Project Ending (Adobe) (Sep 22, 2010, 20:33)
Adobe blog: "After a long Labs alpha, Adobe is
stopping further development of Flex Builder/Flash Builder running
on Linux operating systems."
How Operator Precedence Affects MySQL SELECT Queries (Sep 22, 2010, 17:33)
Database Journal: "When joining tables on
common fields, if you're not diligent in the use of AND-OR
combinations in the criteria clause, be prepared for unexpected
results! Learn how to break filtering criteria into individual
steps and how to group AND-OR statements to most effectively
isolate the data that you wish to retrieve."
Python4Kids New Tutorial: Trivia Game Part 2 (Sep 22, 2010, 16:33)
Python4Kids: "ARTHUR: He is the keeper of
the Bridge of Death. He asks each traveler five
GALAHAD: Three questions.
ARTHUR: Three questions. He who answers the five
Mozilla Joins Open Invention Network (Sep 22, 2010, 15:33)
Mozilla blog: "This week Mozilla joined Open
Invention Network as a licensee. OIN is an organization which helps
protect the Linux ecosystem by building a variety of defenses
against patent attacks."
Qt gets faster, adds touch UI stack (Sep 22, 2010, 14:03)
Linux Devices: "Nokia's Qt Software subsidiary
released version 4.7 of its Qt cross-platform application and UI
framework, touted for offering much faster performance."
copyright assignments gone wild, or why i can not join Canonical's contributor agreement program (Sep 22, 2010, 13:33)
aseigo: "It is my personal opinion that
Canonical's Contributor Agreement program is, in its current form
(as of Sept 2010), flawed such that I can not participate in it due
to the risks it brings me and my Free software contributions."
What's Next for Java at Oracle? (Sep 22, 2010, 12:03)
Gamelan: "The future of Java under Oracle's
leadership is one that includes continued innovation across
multiple deployment areas including servers, desktops and mobile
devices. That's the message delivered by Thomas Kurian, executive
vice president, Oracle Product Development during a JavaOne keynote
address detailing the road ahead for Java."