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Hatch Python Eggs with Setuptools

  •; By David Mertz, Ph.D. (Posted by IdaAshley on Oct 27, 2006 10:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Setuptools framework, a side project of PEAK, provides easier package management and distribution than distutils. Setuptools lets you package your libraries in a single-file archive called an "egg," similar to Java JAR file, but for Python. Like the Perl CPAN and Ruby Gems tools, the ez_setup tool bootstraps the rest of setuptools. The ez_install tool that comes with it does the same thing in conjunction with "Cheeseshop" (PyPI).

Linux Professional Institute Offers Discounted Certification Exams at LinuxWorld Cologne

The Linux Professional Institute will offer discounted certification exams to attendees of LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Cologne 2006 at 11:00 and 15:00 on November 14-16, 2006

A Snarly little graph of Ruby's Grammar

Nick Sieger, who attended the RubyConf 2007 implementers' summit has startedexploring the seedy back alleys of Ruby, and is taking notes for the rest of us. After he spent some time with the yacc grammar, he came up with a nice little graph. Follow the link to see his travelogue, then you can do what I'm doing— waiting impatiently for the next iteration.

Report: New Linux Security Products Glimmer On Horizon

Beyond displaying an extensive slate of existing Linux products, vendors at this week's InfoSecurity show pointed to possible future offerings ranging from a Linux client for a CD-ROM encryption system to a Linux-enabled all-in-one device for securing both physical access and video surveillance.

Chop up RSS feeds the way you want it

  • IBM/developerWorks; By Uche Ogbuji (Posted by solrac on Oct 27, 2006 7:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM; Story Type: News Story
The combination of open, flexible Web APIs and content uploaded by users and maintained in user networks is the true 2.0 of Web 2.0. In this article, you'll learn how to use the Amara XML Toolkit to download and parse the RSS feeds and JSON, Python and Javascript to incorporate only what you want into your own Web site.

Fighting Link Spam: This Time It's Personal

Over the past four months, I've been fighting an escalating battle against link spammers. Typically, link spammers use automated programs to help spread their garbage. Several events over the last month have me wondering if one has taken a personal interest in my site.

How to share a scanner on your network

After hours of research and tweaking, all your computers are connected to each other and the Internet, and you can print your documents on a printer connected to another system -- but you still must take a break when someone else wants to use the scanner connected to your system. Save the money additional scanners would cost by sharing your scanner on your LAN.

Red Hat Announces First Red Hat Developer Day In India

Red Hat announced the commencement of the first Red Hat Developer Day in India. An exclusive Red Hat event, the Red Hat Developer Day aims to bring together Linux developers and users to help grow open source technologies, development, techniques, tools and standards through the sharing of technical knowledge and expertise. This first of its kind event marks Red Hat's continuous efforts to encourage open source development in India.

Fedora Core 6 Released with KDE 3.5.4

Fedora Core 6 (Zod) has been released this week. Among other current software (Kernel, glibc 2.5, GCC 4.1.1, X.Org X11 7.1), Fedora Core 6 includes KDE 3.5.4. KDE 3.5.5 will be available as an official update soon.

Hiring FreeBSD

  • Open for Business; By Ed Hurst (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 27, 2006 3:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It’s nothing personal, you see. Human Resource (HR) directors don’thire people; actually, they hire skill sets. Naturally, that skill setincludes the ability to get along, a skill even the most evil sociopathcan learn. It’s not how good someone is, but whether they exhibit...

Zotero: A seriously useful research tool

If you spend most of your time doing research on the Web, you need Zotero, a Firefox extension that helps you manage research sources. With Zotero installed, Firefox is not confined to the Web, and you can use it as a standalone application for all sorts of online and offline research.

Java will be open source by Christmas

According to Infoworld, Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz told the Oracle OpenWorld conference that it should be all ready by Christmas. The core platform will include the Standard Edition of Java and will be offered under an Open Source Initiative approved licence.

Adobe announces Flex IDE for Mac, Flash player for Linux

Adobe Systems Inc is fleshing out its Flex and Flash releases. At its MAX user conference, it announced the availability of a beta version of the Flex IDE (integrated development environment) for Mac OS/X. It announced a similar pre-release of a Linux version of the popular Flash 9 player.

Oracle Enterprise Linux Screenshot Walkthrough

Today Oracle announced that it would provide the same enterprise class support for Linux as it provides for its database, middleware and applications products. Oracle starts with Red Hat Linux, removes Red Hat trademarks, and then adds Linux bug fixes.

Acer: Vista Home Basic is a lemon

Disguised price rise for PC builders, Microsoft is effectively smuggling through a price hike for Windows Vista - by making the entry-level version so poor that no-one will want to use it.

Sun CEO sets open source Java time frame

Demonstrating a perhaps more aggressive path than anticipated, Sun Microsystems is set to announce the open-sourcing of the core Java platform within 30 to 60 days, Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz said at the Oracle OpenWorld conference on Wednesday morning.

Mozilla Looks Ahead To Firefox 3.0

Officially Firefox 3.0 but code named "Gran Paradiso," the application will pick up where Firefox 2.0 leaves off, said Mike Schroepfer, Mozilla's director of engineering. Among the features Mozilla wants to get into 3.0 is "Places," the revamped bookmarks tool which was dropped from Firefox 2.0 in April.

IBM Opens Silicon Supply Chain with Common Platform

  • IBM/developerWorks; By McLaren Harris (Posted by IdaAshley on Oct 27, 2006 7:45 AM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM; Story Type: News Story
Steve Longoria, IBM vice president of Semiconductor Platforms, discusses the collaboration among IBM, Chartered, and Samsung in the open Common Platform technology initiative, and how the move is shaking up the industry's traditional closed model.

Nat Friedman scoops technologist award

VARBusiness Magazine has named Nat Friedman, Novell's chief technology and strategy officer for open source, as its first ever Technologist of the Year. Friedman was honored for innovation in Novell's most recent desktop Linux offering, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

Review: Firefox 2.0: More Than Just a Surfboard

Rob Reilly files his review of Firefox 2.0: "The two big things I liked in the edition include enhancements to tabbed browsing and an embedded spell checker. Version 2.0 also has an updated add-on manager that consolidates the add-on extension and theme functions..."

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