Kotlin Programming Language Kotlin mixes Java with Groovy and ScalaOct 26, 2012
Kotlin, a small island in the Gulf of Finland, is also the name of a new programming language that aims to become a modern alternative to Java.more »
Mosh and AutoSSH Tools for channeling SSH over an unreliable connectionSep 21, 2012
SSH can make you crazy if the WLAN connection keeps breaking down, the IP address changes, or the data packets trickle over a slow mobile connection. AutoSSH and Mosh offer some features you won’t find in ordinary SSH.more »
Rust The Rust programming languageSep 21, 2012
Largely unnoticed by the public, the Mozilla Foundation is tinkering with its own programming language, Rust, which is intended to make writing reliable, fast, and concurrently running applications easier. For this purpose, the developers are borrowing generously from other languages.more »
Codethink announces version 1.1 (aka Secret Volcano) of its Baserock Embedded Linux software. Baserock is a Linux build system for the development of embedded, industrial or bare-metal, server-based Linux systems.more »
Doghouse: Tiny Computers Doghouse – Tiny ComputersAug 23, 2012
A choice of ultrasmall boards lets future developers learn how to create and program computers.more »
Table of Contents: 141 Living with WindowsJun 21, 2012
Interacting with the Windows world has never been easier. This month we look at Windows apps in Linux and Linux partitions in Windows.more »
Fabric Python Library Stitching together a crazy sys admin world with PythonJun 21, 2012
The Fabric Python library makes it extremely easy to create repeatable scripts of commands over SSH to any number of servers.more »
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.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.