04: Discover Google / Mar 2009
Cover Theme: Google Toolset
COVER STORY: Introduction to Google ToolsA view from inside the Google Toolset
Save time and simplify your life with Google’s innovative online tools.
COVER STORY: Google SkyExploring space with Google Sky
Google has maps and photos of nearly all of the earth’s surface. Now Google Sky lets you explore space, with the Moon and Mars enjoying a special status.
COVER STORY: Google SketchUpFearless 3D with Google SketchUp
If you feel intimidated by 3D computer modeling, you’ll be pleased to find Google SketchUp. Now in release 7.0, Sketchup is extraordinarily simple to use and free for personal use.
COVER STORY: Google Web ToolkitGetting started with Google Web Toolkit
COVER STORY: Google App EngineGoogle App Engine
Web developers dream of getting their hands on the collective power of Google’s servers. Google App Engine offers a free corner of the Google universe.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.