Developer Linux News for Mar 30, 2010
KDE SC 4.4.2 arrives with various bug fixes (Mar 30, 2010, 23:03)
The H Open: "The KDE developers have released
version 4.4.2 of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC), the latest
bug fix release for the popular Linux desktop. In addition to
several translation updates and stability improvements, the second
KDE 4.4 update addresses a number of issues found in the previous
OpenSSL 1.0.0 released (Mar 30, 2010, 22:03)
LWN.net: "The OpenSSL project team is pleased
to announce the release of version 1.0.0 of our open source toolkit
for SSL/TLS. This new OpenSSL version is a major release and
incorporates many new features as well as major fixes compared to
Emulation of windows sucks on Linux (Mar 30, 2010, 20:33)
Technology & Life Integration:
"Nevertheless there are a great many windows programs which run
quite well, sometimes better, using the WINE developed libraries.
Yet I sometimes wonder if it is too little too late."
Linux - a supercharged development environment (Mar 30, 2010, 19:33)
Linux User and Developer: "Linux has come a
long way from being just a geek’s operating system. But there
is no doubt that Linux is still the best operating system for geeks
The Basics of SQL Joins in MySQL (Mar 30, 2010, 18:33)
Developer.com: "After all, pulling data from a
single table is easy, but what if you need to query for data
spanning three, four, or even eight different tables?"
Creating Plasmoids (Mar 30, 2010, 16:03)
Linux Pro Magazine: "We take a peek at how to
create your own plasmoids for the latest KDE desktop, giving you
the power to build the perfect active desktop environment."
Learn To Use Functions (Mar 30, 2010, 12:33)
Begin Linux: "Functions are a script within a
script which can be defined by the user and stored in memory,
allowing you to reuse the function repeatedly. This also provides a
modular aspect that allows you to debug one function at a time by
Open Source MongoDB Gets Commercial Support (Mar 30, 2010, 09:03)
Database Journal: "One of the key elements that
helps to enable open source software applications to gain broader
enterprise usage is the availability of commercial support options.
In the case of the open source MongoDB NoSQL database, that
commercial support is now coming from project backer 10gen."
Quanta Plus review (Mar 30, 2010, 05:03)
Linux User and Developer: "Pros: Quanta Plus is
fast, stable, and filled with very useful features. It’s
probably the best web IDE for Linux available today"
Midgard 8.09.8 released (Mar 30, 2010, 00:03)
Midgard: "The Midgard Project has released the
eighth maintenance release of Midgard 8.09 Ragnaroek LTS. Ragnaroek
LTS is a Long Term Support version of the free software Content