Issue #84 / Nov 2007
Cover Theme: Web Wizardry
NEWS: NEW ONLINEIf you occasionally surf to our online home, you may have already noticed some big changes. We rolled out a new webs......
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SERVICE: SABAYON LINUX 3.4Sabayon is a Gentoo-based Linux distribution that focuses on the user. The philosophy of the Sabayon project is base......
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COVER STORY: Web Wizardry IntroTechniques for more powerful websites
New tools for the web appear every day. In this issue, we round up some promising technologies, including Apache's Suexec module, the new WS-Addressing standard, the Helma application server, the Perlbal web server, and microformats.
COVER STORY: Apache SuexecSecure scripts with Apache Suexec
For many admins, the security of a web application is more important than its performance. If you have a web server with multiple users, the Suexec module can help you avoid problems associated with globally writable directories.
COVER STORY: WS-AddressingAsynchronous delivery with WS-Addressing
WS-Addressing is a standard that enables flexible communication between web services.
COVER STORY: PerlbalScaling your website with the Perlbal web server
Let the nimble Perlbal web server keep your traffic in balance.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.