Linux New Media AG has presented its annual awards for outstanding contributions to Open Source at CeBIT 2009 in Hannover. The OpenStreetMap project ended up garnering two of the six Linux New Media awards.more »
Expert Python Programming Chapter 10: Documenting Your ProjectFeb 13, 2009
Best practices for designing, coding, and distributing your Python software
- Learn Python development best practices from an expert, with detailed coverage of naming and coding conventions
- Apply object-oriented principles, design patterns, and advanced syntax tricks
- Manage your code with distributed version control
- Profile and optimize your code
- Proactive test-driven development and continuous integration
The new version of the Python content management system (CMS) has split its source code into separate packages, called eggs.more »
The latest release from Java developer Sun fully integrates PHP and offers a taste of Python support.
As usual, Sun Microsystems used its own in-house trade fair to launch a new release.
Django Web Framework Django and the Django Software FoundationOct 01, 2008
We talk to one of the creators of the Django project about the formation of the Django Software Foundation, and we show you how to get started with this user-friendly web framework.more »
Romain Gaucher, a specialist in web security, offers his Scalp tool in version 0.4. The log analyzer searches for attacks on Apache web applications.more »
In his screencast, Douglas Napoleone programs a simple music database by using the Python Django framework. In its now available second version, Napoleone demonstrates how it works in the roughly two hours of the video.more »
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.
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