Useful and Highly Dynamic: GIMP 2.6 has Arrived

Oct 02, 2008

The GIMP graphics program includes many new and interesting features in version 2.6.

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Gambas Basic IDE Programming with the Gambas Basic IDE

Sep 30, 2008

Gambas is a fast and easy tool for writing graphical desktop applications in Basic.

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Gnome’s New F-Spot 0.5.0

Sep 22, 2008

Photo viewer F-Spot is now available in the version 0.5.0. with ‘‘a countless amount of enhancements, polish and bugfixes.’’ Says Ruben Vermeersch in his blog.

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Flash Player 10 Coming Around the Final Bend

Sep 17, 2008

Adobe has issued its second release candidate of Flash Player 10, which should be approaching the finish line. Developers have not only fixed a number of bugs, but added a few new features.

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Canonical Now Hiring Designers and Usability Visionaries

Sep 15, 2008

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, wants a more elegant and user-friendly Linux-Desktop for it's users. In a full blown statement at this year’s OSCON, Ubuntu grounder Mark Shuttleworth proclaimed: ‘'The great task in front of us over the next two years is to lift the experience of the Linux desktop from something that is stable and robust and not so pretty, into something that is art'’.

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Poppler PDF library learns Javascript

Sep 12, 2008

Poppler, a library for rendering PDF data, was released in its developer version as 0.9.0. For the first time it enables interactive documents using Javascript.

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Fotoxx v35 Image manipulation with Fotoxx

Aug 31, 2008

The Fotoxx image manipulation program offers highlights such as HDR and panorama functions, but where there is light, there is also shadow.

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Miguel de Icaza Criticizes Plans for Gtk+ 3

Jul 17, 2008

At first, plans for Gtk+ 3 were considered unnecessary – the developers themselves considered the 2.x version mature enough – now, some developers are toying with the idea of developing Gtk+ 3. Gnome founder Miguel de Icaza comments on and criticizes the developments in his blog.

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