Developer Linux News for Sep 25, 2000
LinuxWorld: Omnis Studio - Database compatibility a plus for this RAD tool (Sep 25, 2000, 23:30)
"Usually, we choose to create custom software within PHP.
However, with the Omnis Studio RAD tool, we can quickly develop a
product that can run on Windows, Linux, or Mac OS with a consistent
look and feel. Such a product could easily allow us to branch into
other areas of data management."
Python-URL! for September 25, 2000 (Sep 25, 2000, 22:53)
"Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language."
ZDNet UK: Freedom browser for Linux due November (Sep 25, 2000, 21:46)
"The company also plans to publish the source code for its
browser technology providing full disclosure of its features for
those concerned about security."
InfoWorld: Intel says security software gaining adoption (Sep 25, 2000, 21:38)
"Martin Reynolds, vice president at Dataquest, said the solid
acceptance of the CDSA software marks a positive step for the
increased use of Linux in the enterprise."
LinuxNews.com: KDE's Kugar Stalks Business Desktop (Sep 25, 2000, 19:59)
"Kugar may still only be a cub, but the report generator and
viewing tool for KDE is prowling the open source jungle, hungrily
eyeing the mainstream business desktop since its 1.0 release
Kernel Traffic #86 By Zack Brown (Sep 25, 2000, 19:21)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.
Tcl-URL! for September 25, 2000 (Sep 25, 2000, 19:14)
Tcl (Tool Command Language) is used by over half a million
developers worldwide and has become a critical component in
thousands of corporations. It has a simple and programmable syntax
and can be either used as a standalone application or embedded in
application programs. Best of all, Tcl is open source so it's
Crusoe chip gets first support from Europe [in Fujitsu-Siemens notebook] (Sep 25, 2000, 14:11)
"Fujitsu-Siemens will launch... what it called its "lightest
ever" notebook containing the chip, "probably at the Cebit trade
show in Germany next March."
LinuxNewbie.org: The beginnings of a distro NHF (Sep 25, 2000, 13:55)
This is a first pass at a Newbie Help File overviewing
differences between the major Linux distros. Redhat, Slackware,
Peanut, LFS, Mandrake, and Debian are covered.