Developer Linux News for Jan 20, 2011
Expect Script Tutorial: Expressions, If Conditions, For Loop, and While Loop Examples (Jan 20, 2011, 22:35)
The Geek Stuff: "Expect scripting language is
easy to learn. It expects specific string, and sends (or responds)
strings accordingly. If you are new to expect, read our 6 expect
script examples (including hello world example) to get a jump
The last 12 months in Ubuntu (and a brief look ahead) (Jan 20, 2011, 21:05)
Linux User and Developer: "This has been an
interesting year for Ubuntu with two on-schedule releases. Ubuntu
community leader, Ubuntu Developer and general a good egg Dave
Walker takes a look back at the last 12 months of Ubuntu"
Supporting OOXML in LibreOffice (Jan 20, 2011, 20:35)
LWN.net: "An extensive and sometimes bitter
debate on whether LibreOffice should write files in the OOXML
format is a good example of differing views of how this project
(and free software in general) should work."
Qt apps on Ubuntu (Jan 20, 2011, 14:35)
Mark Shuttleworth: "As part of our planning for
Natty+1, we'll need to find some space on the CD for Qt libraries,
and we will evaluate applications developed with Qt for inclusion
on the CD and default install of Ubuntu."
Debian Squeeze to release Feb 5th or 6th (Jan 20, 2011, 13:05)
Debian devel-announce: "Once again, and
hopefully for a final time, I'm writing to you with a release
Use jQuery to Build a Newsletter Subscription Popup with a MySQL/PHP Backend (Jan 20, 2011, 10:35)
PHP Builder: "More recently, websites have
taken a more aggressive approach in terms of inviting visitors to
subscribe to a newsletter or consider some other special offer. The
approach involves displaying a popup window the very first time a
visitor navigates to the website."
FFmpeg turmoil (Jan 20, 2011, 07:35)
LWN.net: "A group of FFmpeg developers has
announced that the project has a new set of maintainers - news
which came as a surprise to existing maintainer Michael
Top 5 Considerations for MySQL Administration in the Cloud (Jan 20, 2011, 00:05)
Database Journal: "Cloud deployments of
internet sites are becoming much more prevalent everyday. Let's
take a look at what type of special considerations we'll need to
make for hosting MySQL successfully in the cloud."