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Developer Linux News for Feb 24, 2011

  • Does Committing Code to an Open Source Project Mean Committing Career Suicide? (Feb 24, 2011, 23:34)
    Software Quality Connection: "Plenty of developers work on open source projects on their own time or even with their employer's blessing. But before you become a committer, you should be aware of these legal concerns."

  • An Overview of the Tcl Shell (Feb 24, 2011, 21:04)
    Packt: "Tcl (Tool Command Language) is a scripting language originally designed for embedded system platforms. Since its creation, Tcl has grown far beyond its original design with numerous expansions and additions"

  • Building Custom Kernels for Linux Plug Computers (Feb 24, 2011, 18:34)
    Linux Planet: "Little Linux plug computers come ready-to-use. But they're still Linux, which means hackable. Today we learn how to build a custom kernel for a plug computer."

  • Angela Byron on Drupal 7 (Feb 24, 2011, 17:34)
    Linux Journal: "I was both intrigued and excited by the profound humanitarian implications of the free software movement. Better-than-commercial-quality software, available to be tinkered with and expanded upon by anyone with an interest and drive to learn, given away at no cost to everyone, including non-profits and educational institutions."

  • WebOS iternals at SCALE 9x (Feb 24, 2011, 16:04)
    WebOS Roundup: "Wow, what a big week for WebOS Internals! We can hardly take our eyes away from Twitter for fear that we will miss the next bit of news from Rod Whitby. So, let us try to break this whole thing down for you so you know what the guys at WebOS Internals have had their hands on this week"

  • Cussing in Commits: Which Programming Language Inspires the Most Swearing? (Feb 24, 2011, 13:34)
    Webmonkey: "As any programmer can tell you, programming will make you swear. But did you know that writing C++ will make you swear considerably more than PHP or Python?"

  • Moving to Python 3 (Feb 24, 2011, 03:04) "Python 3.0 was released at the end of 2008, but so far only a relatively small number of packages have been updated to support the latest release; the majority of Python software still only supports Python 2"