Tclkit Cross-platform software development with Tclkit

Jan 23, 2013

Although performance differences between scripting languages and classic compiled languages are hardly significant, one disadvantage of scripting languages was that you always had to install an interpreter first. Tclkit lifts this burden.

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MySQL Online Schema Changes Online schema changes with MySQL

Dec 19, 2012

Making online schema changes to your database can be tricky, but the right tools can help. We show how to change even the largest tables in an orderly and efficient manner.

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Charly's Column: Di The sys admin’s daily grind – Di

Dec 19, 2012

The more frequently a command is used, the fewer letters it should have, so the use of twokey commands like ls, mv, and df is second nature. We look at a previously little-known representative of this club, di.

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Linux News

Dec 19, 2012
  • OpenShift for data centers and clouds
  • MariaDB non-profit foundation launched
  • Fedora 18 to include Mate desktop
  • Oracle repository for kernel changes
  • NVidia GeForce R310
  • Android OS leads the smartphone market
  • Microsoft contemplating yearly major release cycle
  • HP writes off US$ 8.8 million on Autonomy
  • Stallman alleges “surveillance code” in Unity
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CoffeeScript CoffeeScript instead of JavaScript

Dec 19, 2012

Through the years, many languages have tried to improve or even replace JavaScript, including CoffeeScript, which runs in all JavaScript Runtime Environments and compiles into JavaScript.

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StarCluster HPC in the cloud with StarCluster

Dec 19, 2012

Some changes at Amazon require an update to the StarCluster article.

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Script Dialogs Automating tasks with SSH, Zenity, Yad, KDialog, PuTTY, WinSCP, and Rex Secure Agent

Nov 26, 2012

Starting a script on a Linux server with just a few mouse clicks sounds more complicated than it really is. If you want to create attractive and interactive dialogs for your desktop users, all you need is a small utility called SSH and a little Bash know-how.

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Linux News

Nov 26, 2012
  • Linux Foundation reports Secure Boot solution
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Plasma Active 3
  • Android OS Tops
  • Linaro Enterprise
  • Group formed for ARM architecture
  • Android installed on 3 of 4 smartphones
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