This article will show how you can create Java classes from scratch using the Eclipse ASTParser.
"RHEL 4.0 was quite nice and a great update for enterprise Red Hat users. I even have an FC3 box around that I use to keep myself up to speed on what is certainly a popular distribution for both new Linux users and Red Hat Linux refugees. So let's look at the latest and greatest from Fedora, Fedora Core 4 Test 2..."
There is a better way to browse the internet than with Microsoft's Internet Explorer. That's what the news about the Web browser Firefox would have you believe. The upstart, open-source browser has even rekindled talk of a "browser war", which practically no one has spoken of since the old days of Internet Explorer versus Netscape.
Mozilla's Firefox browser includes a built-in capability (Live Bookmarks) for working with news feeds. However, there are numerous news reading extensions available that provide a full range of additional capabilities, from "just the basics" to options for managing and using collections of news feeds.
More than 150 developers of the recently released Linux distribution Ubuntu are in Sydney working on storming the desktop market.
The 'Hoary Hedgehog' release of Ubuntu Linux is here, and the Free Agent likes what he sees.
Becta, the Government's lead agency for ICT in education, is set to release a new report which will say that schools could save significant sums by switching to open source software, eGov monitor can report.
THE little known open source relational database management system FirebirdSQL is finally gaining momentum and recognition. This database system sprang forth when Borland's (called Inprise then) InterBase 6 sources were opened to the public in 2000.
Microsoft may have raised eyebrows when it announced its intentions to turn Windows into a "trustworthy" platform, but the open source Linux is set to support trusted computing, among other enhancements, in its next release. Speaking at Linux Australia's annual Linux conferernce, Linux.conf.au, in Canberra last week, Colorado-based Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet said predicting kernel development is hard but is "possible".
A small Auckland company is proof that it is unnecessary to stick to Microsoft-based software to run a viable IT services business.
Have you ever wondered how many people are scanning your server looking for weaknesses? One way to find out is to install the Port Scan Attack Detector (psad), is a collection of three lightweight system daemons that alert you to suspicious network activity by analyzing iptables log files.
This introductory article summarizes the benefits of using Open Source software in an educational environment, where budgets are often tight and staffing support is minimal. Using a Linux "thin-client" configuration, the author shows the stark contrast between a Microsoft based lab and a Linux lab.
Guiding a major software operating system is not often a democratic act, even within the open source movement. But Debian GNU/Linux is an exception. Branden Robinson was recently elected by Debian developers as the new Debian Project Leader (DPL) and issued his first report yesterday. In it, he discussed the progress and challenges of the much anticipated next release.
Orion Multisystems, Inc. is shipping the 96-node deskside Cluster Workstation, a personal supercomputer that fits under a desk and the company says is the highest performance general-purpose computing platform that can be plugged into a standard power outlet. The launch follows the introduction last year of Orion's 12-node desktop Cluster Workstation. The company targets high tech market segments, including life sciences, geosciences, engineering, manufacturing, financial analytics, media and entertainment.
A campaign has kicked off to get the source code for some old operating system, named OS/2, levered open. Spods at OS2 World, the "Internet's premier community resource for OS/2" have launched the petition, worried to the high teeth that tales forecasting the demise of the dazzling OS may turn out to be true.
Horst Knorr released a new test version of Knoda. With this release Knoda is the first KDE database frontend reading MS Access databases natively and is getting closer to its goal to be a full replacement for MS Access. Knoda is a database-frontend for KDE. Besides tables and queries Knoda comprises forms and reports, which are scriptable via Python.
The release of Libranet 3.0 continues a tradition that dates back to 1999. Like previous versions, Libranet 3.0 offers one of the easiest approaches to Debian available, providing an easy installation and a wide array of current software. Setup support is available from a small but obliging team, with more general help available from an active discussion forum or an on-line manual written by volunteers. Currently available as a download for $90 for new users and $65 for existing users (with CDs available at the end of May), version 3.0 continues the Libranet tradition of correcting the perceived weaknesses of Debian and making Debian accessible -- but it is not without some flaws.
A new "hack for the dole" scheme will allow unemployed people to meet their mutual obligation requirements by working on open-source software projects. Linux Australia has gained approval for the scheme being launched as part of its CommunityCode.org project to encourage software development. It is trying to attract skilled enthusiasts to work as mentors.
The open-source movement has received another boost with an announcement from the South African Revenue Service that is will migrate its SAP system onto Linux. SARS has awarded the server platform portion of its tender to Novell/SuSE Linux, which will run on Dell hardware in terms of a pre-existing hardware supply contract. The support and maintenance part of the tender has yet to be awarded, says SARS CIO, Ken Jarvis, but this will go to a local Novell partner.
Forthcoming government report to pave way for greater OSS use in UK schools Becta, the Government's lead agency for ICT in education, is set to release a new report which will say that schools could save significant sums by switching to open source software, eGov monitor can report.