Developer Linux News for Jul 21, 2010
Python4Kids New Tutorial: Functions (or The Right Place for an Argument) (2010-07-21 23:39:09)
Python Tutorials for Kids: "I have a secret to
tell you. I have been cutting some corners in some of the earlier
tutorials. Wherever you saw these -> () I was sneaking a
function in under your nose, without actually telling you about
KPresenter Invites Creative Minds to Template Contest (2010-07-21 20:39:09)
KDE.news: "Today, the KOffice team presents a
contest to create great KPresenter slide templates, offering
t-shirts for the winners and of course inclusion in the next
KPresenter releases for all good submissions. Read on for
information on the contest!"
Jailbreaking the iPad - in Ubuntu (2010-07-21 19:39:09)
Packt: "Every article you'll see about
jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad generally revolves around a program
in Windows or OS X. If you're a Linux user, you'll probably feel
left out. By the end of this article by Delan Azabani, you will be
able to jailbreak your iPad with ease, and without Windows or OS
Rotten to the (Open) Core? (2010-07-21 19:09:09)
Safe as Milk: "The problem is that for the most
part, the Open Core which you can obtain under the OSI-approved
license is not that useful."
Microsoft OpenSource Platform Project (2010-07-21 16:39:09)
Network World: "Basically, the idea is to allow
open source developers and users to better take advantage of the
Windows operating system by creating a set of tools that behave
similar to what is on Linux and UNIX machines"
What does Oracle plan for Sun’s open-source projects? (2010-07-21 14:39:09)
Cyber Cynic: "Oracle has decided to let
OpenSolaris die by benign neglect. It's also a policy that they're
using with other Sun open-source projects."
Why NASA uses Open Source (2010-07-21 10:39:09)
Netstat -vat: "With Billions of dollars and
massive technology needs that are literally out-of-this-world, NASA
has a lot of unique computing requirements. As it turns out, some
of those requirements can be fulfilled by technology that isn't all
that different from what regular enterprises need too."
Distributed data processing with Hadoop - Part-3: App Build (2010-07-21 07:39:09)
IBM Developerworks: "This final article in the
series explores the Hadoop APIs and data flow and demonstrates
their use with a simple mapper and reducer application."
Resources for Open Source Compliance (2010-07-21 06:09:09)
FOSSbazaar: "Open source is everywhere today
and there is growing awareness that companies have to meet certain
obligations when distributing open source software. Here are some
useful resources to learn more about open source compliance."