Version 1.9.5 of Codestriker, a Web application that supports code reviewing by geographically distributed teams of developers has just been released. The new version offers sophisticated syntax highlighting.more »
Light Web Server Alternatives The Cherokee and Lighttpd alternative web serversJul 01, 2008
Apache has ruled the web since the mid-90s, but not all users are happy with it. Recent competitors Cherokee and Lighttpd offer an uncomplicated alternative for users who are looking for something light.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersJun 19, 2008
The recent discussion concerning the future of Mozilla Thunderbird is one example of the needs of a corporation vs. those of the user community.more »
Perlbal Scaling your website with the Perlbal web serverJun 17, 2008
Let the nimble Perlbal web server keep your traffic in balance.more »
Hardware specialist Intel and embedded systems manufacturer Wind River are aiming to put Linux on wheels. Both enterprises have announced their intention to release a jointly developed Linux platform for the automotive industry.more »
New releases of the two competing Web technologies, Flash and Silverlight, have just become available. While version 10 of the new Flash Player runs on three platforms, the Silverlight implementation, Moonlight, is designed exclusively for Linux systems.more »
Software manufacturer Adobe has just released an initial alpha version for Linux of its developer environment AIR for Web technology .more »
Mozilla Foundation's Gecko used to be "the" choice for embedding a HTML renderer into any application. Having the very popular Firefox web browser as its main success case, the Gecko engine seems to provide quite efficient web content rendering times. However, what the KDE project started as their own web content rendering engine (KHTML and friends) was transformed by Apple into Webkit, the engine used in their Safari web browser.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.