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The opposite of Feature Creep

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

There’s a disturbing trend that I’ve been running into everywhere for a while now. I’m talking about the tendency of developers committing the cardinal sin of software: Thou shalt not release a new version that has fewer features than the previous version.

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Why Perl isn't Going Away Soon (Or Ever)

http://ostatic.com

Lately, the Perl language has had less buzz surrounding it than many other languages and development environments, but Perl is still a key component on the Internet.

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GNU HURD in April 2010

http://www.gnu.org

A month of the Hurd: Arch Hurd, updated Debian GNU/Hurd QEMU image, and GSoC students.

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KDevelop 4.0 IDE Released with C++ and PHP Support

http://dot.kde.org

The KDevelop Hackers are proud and happy to announce that KDevelop 4.0 is finally available as a stable release. Released together is the first version of KDevelop PHP plugins, which make KDevelop a very interesting option for PHP developers. The major features for C++ support include code navigation, and semantic highlighting.

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FreeBSD quarterly status report

http://www.freebsd.org

This report covers FreeBSD related projects between January and March 2010. Being the first of the four reports planned for 2010 with 46 entries, it shows a good progress of the FreeBSD Project and proves that our committers are keeping up with the latest trends in the OS development.

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Groovy++ goes fully open source

http://www.h-online.com

Groovy++, the static typing compiler extension for Groovy, is to be released as open source under the APL2. The Groovy++ project started last year and at the time Alex Tkachman, project founder said Groovy++'s compiler "uses several pieces of technology, which our company uses and plans to use in our commercial products.

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1,500 teachers will learn to create educational software

http://www.checkpoint-elearning.de

Bucharest (RO), October 2009 -- The Romanian Ministry of Education and Research has launched the ``The Teacher - Educational Software Developer'' strategic project that is to be implemented between September 2009 - September 2011 (24 months). The target of the project is three million pupils around the country.

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Development GIMP Version 2.7 Review

http://www.inatux.com

"`Single Window` mode in the current development version of GIMP is so named because it allows you to attach GIMP's Docks to the main window. It does not force you to have one singular window, as you can have Docks attached and detached in single-window mode"...

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GIMP 2.8 development still under control

http://www.chromecode.com

A while back I announced the creation of a schedule for GIMP 2.8 development. I've made sure to keep this schedule up to date, and after a bunch of initial adjustments such as postponing some feature and adding others, the schedule has now stabilized a bit.

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ReactOS Arwinss to use more Wine code

http://www.wine-reviews.net

ReactOS was meant as a free and open-source operating system. But after 11 years in development it never reached a satisfactory level of usability. Due to lack of developers, reimplementing the Win32 subsystem proved to be complex. Given the deficiencies in ReactOS developer Aleksey Bragin decided to rewrite it from scratch using Wine source code.

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Why you should use OpenGL and not DirectX/Direct3D

http://blog.wolfire.com

It's common geek wisdom that standards-based websites, for instance, trounce Silverlight, Flash, or ActiveX. Cross-platform development is laudable and smart. No self-respecting geek enjoys dealing with closed-standard Word documents or Exchange servers. What kind of bizarro world is this where engineers are not only going crazy over Microsoft's latest proprietary API, but actively denouncing its open-standard competitor?

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Forget Perfection, Release Your App to the World

http://www.webmonkey.com

Most developers are probably familiar with Linux founder Linus Torvalds’ motto: “release early, release often.” The reason is quite simple: Shipping something useful is better than withholding that usefulness until it’s reached perfection.

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Debian Squeeze freeze and Ubuntu Dev Syncing

http://totalinux.org

The Debian GNU/Linux project is looking at a development freeze in March. Earlier this year, the owner of Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, had proposed that Debian sync releases with Ubuntu so that the work could be spread.

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Qt 4.6 and Qt Creator 1.3 Released

http://qt.nokia.com

Featuring new platform support, powerful new graphical capabilities and support for multi-touch and gestures, Qt 4.6 makes developing advanced applications and devices easier and more enjoyable.

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Programming for Proprietary Platforms a Risk to One’s Livelihood

http://boycottnovell.com

Jobs is not good for jobs, suggests news story; iPhones all have the same root password

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