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Open-Source Developers Speak Out About AMD

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD started delivering on their word of providing GPU specifications to the open-source community without a Non-Disclosure Agreement, and now with the 2007 X Developer Summit having come to a close, we asked several key members of the X.Org community on how they judge AMD's recent move.

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A Lot of SUSE Developers Left Because of Microsoft/Novell Deal

http://boycottnovell.com

Developers desert Novell!

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Open Source and Community: Does it matter?

http://blog.snaplogic.org

Does it really have to be the open source that drives the community contributions, and thus defines at least this measure of the success of the project?

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Researchers Warn of Ajax Attacks

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Companies that have used Asynchronous JavaScript and XML to jazz up corporate Web sites may be dangerously vulnerable to a variety of Web-based threats, warned researchers at the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas this month. Billy Hoffman of SPI Dynamics said at the conference that many corporate Web developers are not paying attention to fundamental Ajax security issues.

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FOSS developers need to pay more attention to Web 2.0

http://radar.oreilly.com

"Web 2.0 software-as-a-service applications built on top of the LAMP stack now generate several orders of magnitude more revenue than any companies seeking to directly monetize open source. And most of the software used by those Web 2.0 companies above the commodity platform layer is proprietary. Not only that, Web 2.0 is siphoning developers and buzz away from open source."

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An Introduction to Linux Audio

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com

Linux has come a long way in the last 10 years. At that time, if you were looking through the main audio and music applications on other operating systems, you would have struggled to find comparable, fully developed, apps on Linux. Nowadays, while no one would say the job was done, they could point to an assortment of high-quality applications that are getting real jobs done.

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Hey charger! OLPC gets power boost from Aussie coder

http://www.linuxworld.com

A 21-year-old Australian is playing a key part in developing the a charger unit for the XO-1 -- the laptop which is the center of One Laptop Per Child project.

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So You Want to Be a Linux Developer - Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Five years ago, the only engineering or computer science majors setting their sights on a career in writing software code for an open source company were the most hardcore of computer nerds. That was something done only by the true computer geeks, and it usually required an independent source of income. Experienced programmers knew the gravy train existed at proprietary companies.

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2007 Open Source CMS Award Launched with $20,000 Prize Fund

http://www.packtpub.com

Following on from the success of the inaugural Open Source Content Management System Award, UK publisher Packt is pleased to announce details of its follow up. With new categories and an increase in prize money, the 2007 Open Source CMS Award will launch on July 16 and is expected to appeal to a broader range of projects.

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Thinking / ranting on the GPL changes

http://www.kdedevelopers.org

I have been working on providing Microsoft Exchange capability for Akonadi on-and-off for a while.There is an emerging problem though: GPLv2 and GPLv3 are not compatible. My code is fine - it is "GPLv2 or later". The incompatibility is that Qt is released under GPLv2 (not "or later")

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Windows developers begin slow defection to Linux

http://www.builderau.com.au

Two years ago, the number of developers writing applications for the Microsoft Windows platform fell, while the opposite was true for Linux -- this has now become a trend. Two years ago, the number of developers writing applications for the Microsoft Windows platform fell, while the opposite was true for Linux -- this has now become a trend.

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Linux Developers Considering Move to Eclipse

http://www.eweek.com

When you're talking Linux development tools, chances are you're talking about decades-old programming editors like vi and EMACS. These are fine for an older generation of programmers, but today's developers, weaned on Microsoft Visual Studio, want integrated development environments.

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Are top Linux developers losing the will to code?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Core Linux developers are finding themselves managing and checking, rather than coding, as the number of kernel contributors grows and the contributor network becomes more complex.

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