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Practical Ruby Projects

Chapter 2: Making Music with Ruby

Dec 21, 2008

Learn advanced programming techniques and explore Ruby’s full potential through a varied series of exciting projects

PHP The EXPERT’s VOIce® in Open Source PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice

Chapter 2: PHP and Objects

Dec 21, 2008

Objects were not always a key part of the PHP project. In fact, they have been described as an afterthought by PHP’s designers. As afterthoughts go, this one has proved remarkably resilient. In this chapter, I introduce coverage
of objects by summarizing the development of PHP’s object-oriented features.

Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery

Chapter 6: Modeling Furniture

Oct 14, 2008

 

Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery will show you how to create realistic architectural models in Blender. Blender is an open-source 3D animation program released as free software. It can be used for modeling, texturing, skinning, animating, and so on. It runs on all the important operating systems (including Windows, Mac, and Linux).

Beginning Fedora

Chapter 4: Preinstallation Steps

Oct 03, 2008
 

Installing any kind of operating system is a big move and can come as something of a shock to your PC. However, Fedora makes this complicated maneuver as easy as possible. Its installation routines are very advanced compared to previous versions of Linux, and even compared to other current distributions.

Why Community Shows Rule

A look at the Utah Open Source Conference

Oct 03, 2008

On August 21 this year, Royal Pingdom ran a report on Linux popularity around the world, based on Google searches. One of the interesting data points was that Utah had a higher than expected interest in open source. I had a chance to confirm that result a week later when attending the Utah Open Source Conference, held from August 28 through August 30 at the Salt Lake Community College, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition

Sep 16, 2008

Ed Schaefer reviews the newest edition of Hacking: The Art of Exploitation.

Pro JavaScript Design Patterns

Chapter 1: Expressive JavaScript

Sep 16, 2008

JavaScript is one of the most popular and widely used languages in the world today. Because it is embedded in all modern browsers, it has an extraordinarily wide distribution. As a language, it is incredibly important in our daily lives, powering the websites that we go to and helping the Web to present a rich interface.

Django Reloaded, Workshop, Part 1

Programming with the Python Django web framework

Sep 12, 2008

The screencast is from Douglas Napoleone of the Python Software Foundation, programming with the Django Framework.

Django Reloaded, Workshop, Part 2

Programming with the Python Django web framework

Sep 12, 2008

The screencast is from Douglas Napoleone of the Python Software Foundation, programming with the Django Framework.

Django Reloaded, Workshop, Part 3

Programming with the Python Django web framework

Sep 12, 2008

The screencast is from Douglas Napoleone of the Python Software Foundation, programming with the Django Framework.

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