Perl: Dropbox Doing more with DropboxJun 27, 2011
The proprietary Dropbox service has become a popular way to exchange large files. The Dropbox web API also supports scripts, like the one in this article that picks up files from behind a firewall.more »
Perl: OpenOffice Label Merge Perl and OpenOffice for Lovely LabelsJun 20, 2011
OpenOffice offers a selection of preconfigured formats for users who need to print their own self-adhesive labels. Perl feeds the address data to the document.more »
Phenona's 15-year-old founder to join ActiveState's team part-time.more »
PERL: MANAGING GIT Manage Git repositories with a meta directoryApr 11, 2011
How do you make sure the new laptop you just bought is populated with copies of all the Git repositories you use? Easy. By using a meta repository to maintain a list of projects and Perl scripts to automate discovery and cloning.more »
Kevin Fenzi, one of release-engineers for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) and long time member of the EPEL Fedora Special Interest Group (SIG) discusses the EPEL 6 release.more »
Written in Java, OpenGrok is a source code search and cross reference engine that helps users search, cross-reference and navigate their source tree in a fast and efficient way.more »
Write Access MandrivaDec 28, 2010
I’m not sure who I should be contacting, but not so long ago I had problems with Windows 7, so I installed Mandriva Linux on my laptop instead, and it is the best OS I’ve used – even better than XP, which I love.more »
Perl Special “What is the sound of Perl? Is it not the sound of a wall that people have stopped banging their heads against?”Mar 22, 2010
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.