Developer Linux News for Mar 03, 2011
CentOS 4.9 released (2011-03-03 23:06:13)
The H Open: "Almost exactly two weeks after the
release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.9, the CentOS project
has completed CentOS 4.9. "
Qt and the Future of KDE (2011-03-03 22:36:13)
KDE dot news: "Following Nokia's recent
announcement about its future smart phone development strategy, KDE
has received a lot of questions. Many of these questions have been
related to the future of KDE and KDE's commitment to the Qt
framework. In this statement we set out what we see as a bright
future for Qt and KDE software."
Linux 188.8.131.52 (2011-03-03 21:36:13)
LWN.net: "I'm announcing the release of the
184.108.40.206 kernel. All users of the 2.6.32 kernel series must
Managing Persistent Data with Doctrine 2 PHP ORM (2011-03-03 21:06:13)
Developer.com: "Under development for more than
two years, the first stable release of Doctrine 2 was made
available this past December. This release provides users of PHP's
leading object-relational mapper with even more expansive
capabilities for effectively managing data and relations using a
convenient object-oriented interface."
Software patents are a distraction (2011-03-03 19:36:13)
TechFlash: "It is interesting that a man like
Nathan Myhrvold would start a company whose primary purpose seems
to be acquiring software patents. It means that one of the deep
thinkers of Seattle does not realize that software is math."
Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.38 (Part 4) - Storage (2011-03-03 17:06:13)
The H Open: "Expected in March, the forthcoming
kernel will contain the new LIO target framework for implementing
Storage Area Networks (SANs). Also new are a kernel-side media
presence polling feature for disk drives and various Device Mapper
optimisations that are relevant for desktop systems."
Testing Forms in PHP with SimpleTest (2011-03-03 11:06:13)
PHP Builder: "Although not as well known as
PHPUnit, SimpleTest is an immensely capable framework, having been
adopted by popular PHP projects including CakePHP and Drupal. In
addition to offer a complete suite of unit testing capabilities,
SimpleTest is bundled with an internal Web browser which you can
use to automate the navigation of your Web site..."
Yocto Project Aligns Technology with OpenEmbedded and Gains Corporate Collaborators (2011-03-03 07:06:13)
Linux Foundation: "Project gains momentum as
the OpenEmbedded Community and an increasing number of companies
collaborate to build Linux for variety of chip architectures"
MySQL InnoDB File Formats (2011-03-03 05:06:13)
Database Journal: "Versions of MySQL now come
equipped with the powerful and stable InnoDB plugin. The InnoDB
plugin comes with a lot of new features, bug fixes and performance
gains. We will be covering file formats today, which is a very
important part of the InnoDB plugin feature set."