Table of Contents: 145 What's inside the December 2012 issue

Oct 26, 2012

Building a botnet doesn’t necessarily make you an outlaw; we show you how one programmer automated a timesensitive business application with a botnet. Next, get ready to hit the ground running with HTML5, and secure your websites with sound PHP programming principles.

more »

Linux News

Oct 26, 2012
  • AMD/OpenJDK/Oracle explore use of GPUs
  • Smartphone security
  • ASF Airavata
  • Slackware 14 release
  • Shuttleworth funds Inktank/Ceph
  • New Apache toplevel project
  • Zentyal 3.0 small business server reveals major release
  • Keccak wins NIST
  • SHA-3 competition
more »

Perl: Microformats Microformats help plan your vacation

Sep 21, 2012

Microformats add generally accepted tags, such as social network connections or geodetic coordinates, to HTML pages. Automated scripts collect them and help represent the data in graphically appealing ways – for example, geodata for vacation destinations.

more »

Welcome Editorial

Sep 21, 2012

Patent law is a very imperfect tool for establishing moral culpability. Whether you favor patents or not, it is important to face the fact that patent law is a construct of the business world. Patents protect opportunities for patent holders and restrict opportunities for others – all for some supposedly greater purpose, we are told, but in any case, none of this ever has the clarity that will allow you to point your finger at a violator as you would at someone who stole your car. So I don’t have a lot of faith in patents, but I still have a feeling you’ll do better in life if you come up with your own solutions.

more »

Doghouse: Know Thyself Strategic planning

Sep 21, 2012

Mission, vision, and value statements can help define small businesses, corporations, and movements – including FOSS.

more »

Android Extends Lead in Smartphone OS Market

Aug 17, 2012

Android's market share climbs to 64.1%– up 20.7 percentage points from 2011.

more »

Table of Contents: 142 Going Virtual

Jul 24, 2012

Your virtualization options continue to expand. This month, we look at two popular solutions. First, we show you how to map your virtual disks to optimize your KVM installation. Then, we examine the ins and outs of virtualization with VMware’s free vSphere Hypervisor 5.0.

more »

Linux News

Jul 24, 2012
  • Red Hat Addresses Secure Boot
  • FSF Addresses Secure Boot
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
more »

Issue 177/2015

Buy this issue as a PDF

Digital Issue: Price $9.99
(incl. VAT)

News