Developers' Favorite: RText in Version 1.0.0

Dec 04, 2009

The Java, cross-platform RText editor has achieved version 1.0.0. It recognizes numerous programming languages and otherwise preserves most of its usual features.

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Torvalds Releases Kernel 2.6.32

Dec 03, 2009

Having been delayed by the Kernel Summit and the Thanksgiving holidays, Linus Torvalds finally releases Kernel 2.6.32.

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Qt 4.6: Nokia Provides Multitouch and Symbian Compatibility

Dec 01, 2009

With Qt 4.6 the Finnish mobile giant has made its developer platform Symbian-compatible. Furthermore, it now adds Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 and the upcoming Maemo 6 to its list of supported platforms.

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ApacheCon Presentations in Free Streaming Archive

Nov 24, 2009

The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.

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OpenSUSE Opens up Kernel Git Repository

Nov 24, 2009

The openSUSE project has decided to set up an open Git repository for its kernel instead of the daily kernel snapshot.

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Open Web Foundation Agreement Licenses Specifications for All

Nov 19, 2009

The Open Web Foundation has drafted a public agreement with which creators of proprietary specifications can grant the developer community usage rights.

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Android 2.0 Source Code Available

Nov 18, 2009

Google has pushed the source code for its new Android 2.0, code-named Eclair, into its open source repository. A few parts are missing, though.

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Developers Criticize Licensing Issues for Sun’s JDK 7

Nov 17, 2009

Milestone 5 for the coming Java Development Kit 7 includes just minor changes. Despite these little updates, JDK 7 has caused quite a stir.

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