Object-Z Systems: A Toolbox for TinyCobol
"TinyCobol supports about 80% of the features recited in the
Cobol85 Standard. Allied with the fact of being free and open
source code, this makes it a serious contender for porting legacy
Cobol code to run in Linux systems. With the advent of FreeBSD and
Win32 ports, recently released, TinyCobol became multiplatform and
we expect its deployment to grow in the next months."
Tcl-based Units Conversion Library 1.0 released
The units conversion library provides a conversion facility from a
variety of scientific and engineering shorthand notations into
floating point numbers. This allows application developers to
easily convert value strings like "9.2 meters/second" and "20
miles/hour" into uniformly scaled floating point numbers.
Articles and Tutorials:
IBM developerWorks: How to write dynamically loadable
Ashish Bansal tells you how to write dynamically loadable libraries
and suggests tools you want to use in the process. He reviews the
compilation process and naming conventions, and then walks you
through writing, compiling, and installing a shared library.
Article includes code snippets.
Alex Harford: Writing Your Own Gimp_Perl Scripts
"Once you have become familiar with the basics of Perl, you can
move on to creating Perl scripts for the Gimp. This section will
outline the creation of a fairly simple script, incidentally, the
one I used to create the logos on my homepage. Gimp_Perl is perfect