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Developer Linux News for Apr 29, 2010

  • jQuery: Novice to Ninja (Apr 29, 2010, 21:03)
    A Million Chimpanzees: "Who should read this book? There was the usual blurb in the book's front matter about "If you're a front-end web designer looking to..." which I expected, but what are the minimal qualifications the reader should have before shelling out his or her hard earned dough for this text?"

  • Australian National Library uses open source for treasure Trove (Apr 29, 2010, 12:32)
    Computerworld: "The National Library of Australia has opted for an open source platform to drive its newly unveiled search engine."

  • A Few Words About 'NoSQL' and Other Unstructured Databases (Apr 29, 2010, 12:02)
    CIO Update: "No one likes this term. Attempting to describe something by what it isn't typically doesn't work — and, to make matters worse, this is about data-store relationships and not about SQL at all. Yet NoSQL databases have significant advantages, including:"

  • Creating Custom Routes with the Zend Framework (Apr 29, 2010, 09:02)
    WDVL: "Manipulate your Web site URLs any way you please using the Zend Framework's powerful custom routing feature."

  • Microsoft Contributes to Open-Source Joomla Project (Apr 29, 2010, 07:32)
    eWeek: "Now, I’ve got my own issues with the GPL as I think that it strips the consumer of all of their rights but that’s for a different discussion."

  • The Sad Story of XOOPS: Governance Fail (Apr 29, 2010, 06:02)
    OStatic: "The Dutch Court has rejected its suit against former project manager Herko Coomans and allowed Coomans to keep funds totally more than €15,000 held in a fund earmarked for the project."

  • Six Cool PHP Tricks You May Not Know (Apr 29, 2010, 04:32)
    PHP Builder: "Over the years I've come across some useful tricks in PHP that are not obvious, but are worth mentioning. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all the useful tricks that you can do with PHP."