Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 29, 2011
Android's fragmentation and Microsoft's and RIM's battle for relevance (Apr 29, 2011, 22:14)
InfoWorld: "A recent survey of 2,760 mobile
application developers using Appcelerator's cross-platform
development environment reveals challenges for Google around
fragmentation and for Research in Motion, Microsoft, and
Hewlett-Packard around access to developer time and mind
Bellingham's LinuxFest Northwest offers information about open source software (Apr 29, 2011, 20:02)
The Bellingham Herald: "It'll still have the
robot demonstrations and Web developers talking about new software
applications, but LinuxFest Northwest is adding a business
component this year."
Kubuntu Returns to Glory with 11.04 (Apr 29, 2011, 18:02)
J's Corner: "Since I have been testing Kubuntu
for around a month now, I figured it would only be fitting that I
follow up with a full review. The verdict? This is the best Kubuntu
release in over three years. Read on to find out why."
In-depth Interview With Dries Buytaert (Apr 29, 2011, 14:02)
Drupal Watchdog: "Drupal is developed by
thousands and used by millions of people around the world, powering
a diverse range of web sites. It continues to grow rapidly in
popularity. In this interview, I visit with Drupal's creator, Dries
Buytaert, who tells how Drupal evolved over the past ten years out
of a simple message board written in a college dormitory in
Tech Comics: "For Those Without an iPhone" (Apr 29, 2011, 13:36)
Datamation: "How do you know your location if
your iPhone doesn't track it?"
When will Linux games become more mainstream? (Apr 29, 2011, 10:03)
Unixmen: "Linux has had quite a challenging
history of games and their development. These are notably due to
technical and practical reasons. While sometimes the philosophy of
Open source have been the hurdle for successful games
Why Midrange Android Phones Aren�t Worth the Sacrifice (Apr 29, 2011, 07:09)
LifeHacker: "Why Midrange Android Phones Aren't
Worth the SacrificeThere are some pretty good sub-$100 Android
phones out there on the market, but they require a bit of
compromise when it comes to performance and software updates.
Here's why you're probably better off ignoring them."