Developer Linux News for Nov 04, 2010
Video: Linus Torvalds Dives Tonight: "If I Don't Come Back, Go On Without Me" (Nov 04, 2010, 22:05)
Linux.com: "Linus Torvalds just finished his
soon-to-be infamous scuba dive among the sea life in the Giant
Ocean Tank at the New England Aquarium. The tank simulates a
Caribbean coral reef, but I don't expect Linus felt quite that
Linux E-Readers are evolving into Android-tablets (Nov 04, 2010, 21:35)
Computerworld: "I have no doubt that
Linux-based tablets will eventually be winners. I've been
unimpressed though at how slowly the Linux tablet OEMs have been
about getting their products to market."
Google Speeds Up the Web with Apache Web Server Module (Nov 04, 2010, 21:05)
ServerWatch: "The open source Apache Web Server
has been the leading web server technology for over a decade. Now
thanks to Google, the tens of millions of sites that rely on the
Apache Web Server may soon benefit from a speed boost."
Ghosts of Unix Past: a historical search for design patterns (Nov 04, 2010, 20:05)
LWN.net: "A very appropriate starting point for
this exploration is the Ritchie and Thompson paper, published in
Communications of the ACM, which introduced "The Unix Time-Sharing
System". In that paper the authors claimed that the success of Unix
was not in "new inventions but rather in the full exploitation of a
carefully selected set of fertile ideas.""
Four Sane Solutions for PHP Debugging (Nov 04, 2010, 19:05)
PHPBuilder: "Few tasks are more tedious and
frustrating than debugging a Web application. Over the years, the
difficulty in doing so has grown along with the integration of
increasingly complex databases, elaborate user authentication and
privilege management solutions, and third-party Web services."
How to Build an Agile Dev Team - The GE Way (Nov 04, 2010, 05:05)
Datamation: "Building software in a waterfall
approach where there is a big milestone release at the end of the
process, isn't conducive to success in the modern world, according
to top executives from the NYSE and GE."
Making of Sintel Open Movie - Documentary Video (Nov 04, 2010, 03:05)
Tech Drive-in: "Sintel Open Movie was released
last month and it was an instant hit among developers and movie
lovers alike. Now it's time for some real learning."
Apache Mahout 0.4 adds new algorithms (Nov 04, 2010, 00:05)
The H Open: "The Apache Mahout developers have
released version 0.4 of their library of scalable machine-learning
algorithms now with a variety of new algorithms, including Spectral
Clustering, MinHash Clustering and a new Naive Bayes