Version 3.00 of the free logfile analyzer W3Perl has just been released, and includes a number of enhancements. Among other features, the program now supports weekly and monthly statistics with the same granularity as daily reports, and can email the results if needed.more »
Perl: Network Backup Protecting data with a Perl-based rescue CDDec 01, 2006
Armed with just a rescue CD and a Perl script, you can back up a client’s hard disk across the wire.more »
Perl: Web Regression Test Automatic regression tests with SeleniumNov 01, 2006
Testing complex web applications does not necessarily mean investing in expensive, proprietary tools such as Test Director or Silk Performer. Selenium is for free; it can remotely control any major browser, and it is programmable in Perl.more »
Perl: Link Spam A Perl script protects forums against spamOct 01, 2006
Spammers don’t just send email. They exploit discussion forums and blogs, posting pseudo-messages full of links to dupe search engines. A Perl script cleans up the mess.more »
Perl: Internet Video Organizer Internet video organizer in PerlSep 01, 2006
Video files are ready for download, but your storage space is limited, and, if you're like most people, you may have a hard time letting go of past favorites. You need a higher authority to decide when it’s time to trim down your collection.more »
Perl: Plotting GPS Data Putting GPS data on mapsAug 01, 2006
Perl hackers take to the hills with a navigation system that provides a graphical rendering of a hiking tour.more »
Perl: Controlling a Webcam Video monitoring with Perl and a webcamJul 01, 2006
Webcams are useful for monitoring. Using CPAN modules and custom-made C code, Perl scripts can automatically adjust the exposure and fish the most interesting images out of a video camera’s data stream.more »
Perl: Nagios Plugins Building your own Nagios pluginsJun 01, 2006
You can build a plugin in Perl to harness the power of the Nagios monitoring tool.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.