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Developer Linux News for Jan 28, 2011

  • Identify Slow Queries using MySQL�s Analysis Tools (Jan 28, 2011, 22:34)
    Database Journal: "Using MySQL analysis tools, you can identify and optimize slow queries in order to eliminate the bottlenecks that they cause. Rob Gravelle examines the Slow Query Log and Explain command, which can both help identify slow queries."

  • Google Gives Developers First Crack at Honeycomb (Jan 28, 2011, 21:34)
    Enterprise Mobile Today: "Google on Wednesday gave mobile application developers their first look at its Android 3.0 mobile operating system for tablets, releasing a preview of the Honeycomb software development kit (SDK)."

  • Google Summer of Code 2011 Announced (Jan 28, 2011, 21:04)
    Linux Pro Magazine: "Carol Smith, member of the Google Open Source Programs Office, announced the 2011 Google Summer of Code Program at this week's"

  • The Deeper Significance of LibreOffice 3.3 (Jan 28, 2011, 20:04)
    Computerworld UK: "Over on the RedMonk blog, there's an entertaining post by James Governor on the subject of forks, prompted by the imminent arrival of a major new version of Android, version 3.0, code-named "Honeycomb", designed with tablets in mind:"

  • Debian Project at several conferences and trade fairs (Jan 28, 2011, 16:04) "The Debian Project is pleased to announce that it will be present at several events in the coming weeks, ranging from developer oriented conferences to user oriented trade fairs. As usual, upcoming events are also listed on our website."

  • Graphene transistors can�t be turned off, won�t replace silicon in processors (Jan 28, 2011, 15:04) "Over the last three years we've been hearing some impressive claims about what the material graphene can do for the future of processors. Graphene is a one-atom thick sheet of carbon atoms that looks like a chicken coup-like mesh."

  • attack (Jan 28, 2011, 14:04)
    SourceForge: "Yesterday our vigilant operations guys detected a targeted attack against some of our developer infrastructure."

  • LCA 2011: McKusick tells of the BSD days as only he can (Jan 28, 2011, 13:04)
    IT Wire: "The drought of those who speak without depending on slides has ended at the 12th Australian national Linux conference."

  • Has AMD Finally Fixed Tearing With Its Linux Driver? (Jan 28, 2011, 10:34)
    Phoronix: "AMD put out a rare beta Linux driver this Monday and they have now just announced the release of the Catalyst 11.1 driver as their stable monthly update for Linux and Windows users."

  • Video: An Exploration of PHP's Object-Oriented Features (Jan 28, 2011, 09:04) "In the first of this two-part video series introducing PHP's object-oriented fundamentals, you learned how to create and interact with a PHP class, which might be used as the basis for a video game character."

  • Python for Newbies (Jan 28, 2011, 03:04)
    An alien's viewpoint: "What is Python? Python is a computer programming language created initially by Guido Van Rossum, who released it to the world as an "Open Source" "Free"program"

  • Secure hypervisor microkernel ready for download (Jan 28, 2011, 00:04)
    LinuxDevices: "OK Labs announced the availability of a verified, "bug-free secure microkernel" version of its Linux-compatible OKL4 hypervisor. Currently downloadable free for non-commercial evaluation on embedded ARM11 or x86 platforms..."