Developer Linux News for Feb 01, 2011
Scripting the Linux desktop, Part 1: Basics (2011-02-01 23:32:32)
IBM Developerworks: "This series of articles
explores how to use Python to create scripts for the GNOME desktop,
the screenlets framework, and Nautilus to deliver a highly
productive environment. Scripts on the desktop enable drag-and-drop
functionality and quick access to the information and services you
CeBIT Open Source 2011 - Project Presentation VideoLAN (2011-02-01 22:02:32)
Linux Pro magazine: "The biggest chalenges are
always the lack of full-time developers, whichmakes it difficult to
support the software. Moreover, we always fear there introduction
of software patents in Europe, which would kill us."
HTML5 Tip - Drag and Drop hard drive files to a webpage! (2011-02-01 21:32:32)
IBM Developerworks: "In previous blog entries,
I shared HTML5 code examples for drag & drop, Geolocation,
contenteditable and localStorage. Today, I will share a simple app
that provides a code example of FileReader, which is part of the
File API specification of HTML5."
What are the top ten open source projects? (2011-02-01 21:02:32)
Netstat -vat: "Trying to come up with a list of
the top ten open source projects is never an easy task - which is
why I was interested in a new list put out today by OpenLogic."
Future transistors may replace silicon with molybdenite (2011-02-01 20:32:32)
Geek.com: "Researchers in the field of
microprocessors are always looking to the future to see what new
materials are available as our chips get ever smaller, faster, and
closer to the limits of current component manufacturing."
Enlightenment News - 1.0 Release of core EFL (2011-02-01 18:02:32)
Enlightenment.org: "Finally after a long time
coming, we are pleased to announce the 1.0 release of the core EFL
libraries (With the exception of Eet at 1.4). The following
libraries have been released:"
KDevelop 4.2 Supports Latest KDE Releases (2011-02-01 16:02:32)
KDE.news: "Only three months after the last
feature release, the KDevelop hackers are proud and happy to
announce the release of KDevelop 4.2. As usual, we also make
available updated versions of the KDevelop PHP plugins."
A Linux Compiler Deathmatch: GCC, LLVM, DragonEgg, Open64, Etc... (2011-02-01 14:32:32)
Phoronix: "Started by one of our readers more
than a week ago was a compiler deathmatch for comparing the
performance of GCC, LLVM Clang, PCC (the Portable C Compiler), TCC
(Tiny C Compiler), and Intel's C Compiler under Arch Linux."
Ubuntu Aims to Make Open-Source Development �Personal� (2011-02-01 13:32:32)
The VAR Guy: "If leading members of the Ubuntu
community have their way, however, the process of contributing to
Ubuntu is set to become more "personal." Here's their plan, and how
it fits into the bigger picture."
Bodhi Linux Release Candidate (2011-02-01 02:02:32)
Thoughts on Technology: "Today the Bodhi team
and I are happy to announce our release candidate (0.1.5) is now
available to the general public. This disc includes a number of
package updates, most notably Firefox beta 10 and EFL 1.0 stable
release. For a full change log see here."