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Will Ruby kill PHP?

http://www.killerphp.com

With the recent rise in popularity of the Ruby programming language (largely driven by the excellent but not perfect web framework called Rails), I’ve noticed a little fear in the air … fear on the part of some people in the PHP community.

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Is 'green' software possible?

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

As Kermit the infuriating frog puppet once said "It's not easy bein' green" - especially as a software developer.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 21 weeks ago
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The Ultimate Resource List for the Game Hackers

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This is a large resource list for a typical game and Free software developers would need like places to host their code, applications, places to promote their games/application, and more. I hope you like this article as much as I enjoy writing it. :)

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Work the Shell - 007's Favorite Game: "Baccarat"?

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Well, I can't create a casino as a shell script, and I certainly can't create either a secret agent or a gorgeous female sidekick, but I can create a Baccarat game as a shell script. Heck, it's probably the first time anyone's even attempted it!

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Created by dave 7 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 22 weeks ago
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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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Scribe (Back To The Future according to Douglas Crockford?)

http://blog.360.yahoo.com

JSON is a data interchange format specified by Douglas Crockford, an alternative to XML. So, it seems to me that it's useful to know his point of view about SGML syntax compared to Scrib. Remain to know if the Web would have been different from that which we know if TBL had chosen Scrib instead of SGML for HTML syntax.

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The Lesser Known Apps of KDE - Development

http://www.raiden.net

One of the lesser known features of KDE is the selection of Development applications that come bundled with it. With these tools you can create quite a few different things ranging from programs to webpages to simple scripts that can be used for a variety of purposes either professionally or personally.

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Created by JRepin 7 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 27 weeks ago
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Optimizing Linux System Performance

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com

Performance optimization in Linux doesn't always mean what we might think. It's not just a matter of outright speed; sometimes it's about tuning the system so that it fits into a small memory footprint. You'd be hard-pressed to find a programmer that does not want to make programs run faster, regardless of the platform. Linux programmers are no exception.

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Anatomy of the Linux kernel

http://www.ibm.com

The Linux kernel is the core of a large and complex operating system, and while it's huge, it is well organized in terms of subsystems and layers. In this article, you explore the general structure of the Linux kernel and get to know its major subsystems and core interfaces. Where possible, you get links to other IBM articles to help you dig deeper.

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GNU/Linux GUI Programming with Ruby

http://robrohan.com

I went a little crazy this week-end, and decided to look for a way to write GUI programs on Linux in ruby. I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it is.

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Created by AndrewMin 7 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 28 weeks ago
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Google Releases Program To Take Web Apps Offline

http://gears.google.com

All of the following under the New BSD license:

"Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables web applications to provide offline functionality using following JavaScript APIs:

*Store and serve application resources locally
*Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database

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