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Developer Linux News for Aug 24, 2010

  • Introduction to Java programming (2010-08-24 22:05:03)
    IBM Developerworks: "This two-part tutorial introduces the structure, syntax, and programming paradigm of the Java™ language and platform. You'll learn the Java syntax you are most likely to encounter professionally and Java programming idioms you can use to build robust, maintainable Java applications."

  • Illuminating the Illumos Project (2010-08-24 21:35:03)
    Acrossad: "The Illumos Project is an ambitious one; its goal is to release a completely open source operating system based on Oracle's Solaris OS."

  • Fedora 14 alpha gets ROOT (2010-08-24 19:05:03)
    Netstat -vat: "The first alpha of Red Hat's Fedora 14 Linux is now avail, and it sure has a very long list of new features. There are improvements to security, performance and virtualization as well as some interesting new analysis technology."

  • CodePlex Foundation Aims to Evolve Commercial Open Source (2010-08-24 13:35:03)
    Developer.com: "Almost a year after launching, the Microsoft-sponsored open source CodePlex Foundation is looking ahead to an ambitious agenda in its second year of life."

  • The 2010 Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 2 (2010-08-24 12:05:03)
    LWN.net: "The first session of the day was dedicated to the writeback issue. Writeback, of course, is the process of writing modified pages of files back to persistent store. There have been numerous complaints over recent years that writeback performance in Linux has regressed;"

  • Talking KDE and openSUSE with Jos Poortvliet (2010-08-24 09:05:03)
    Linux.com: "Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with newly minted openSUSE community manager, and former KDE marketing lead, Jos Poortvliet about user-visible changes brought in the KDE 4.5 release."

  • Matterhorn: Open source lecture recording tool (2010-08-24 06:05:03)
    The H Open: "After more than a year of research and development, the Opencast project under the patronage of the University of California Berkeley has presented the Matterhorn 1.0 lecture recording system."