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Ohloh, the open source network

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Returning to Free Software: A Guide A month or two ago, I made a conscious decision that I would return to using as much Free Software as possible. The PRISM debacle of the last week confirmed my fears and reasoning, and so I made the decision to accelerate the schedule. Here’s what I did, and how you can, too. My GNU/Linux Background The first computer I ever used was an Apple machine, and at various times in my life I’ve used GNU/Linux as my main OS.

Create your own jQuery Image Slider - CSS-Plus I originally posted this article on 15 September 2010. This is an updated version. This tutorial is for beginners. Fast Track - Get lost! The new art of travel for the 21st Century Rajan Datar looks at how people and technology could shape future of travel Why do we spend so much of our precious holiday time queuing up to see famous paintings like the Mona Lisa, even if we are not that interested in art? And why do we drag ourselves to all those cathedrals, museums and monuments listed in our guidebooks when - let's be honest - they usually turn out to be a bit boring, and we can't wait to get to the cafe?

Visitor Pattern Motivation Collections are data types widely used in object oriented programming. Often collections contain objects of different types and in those cases some operations have to be performed on all the collection elements without knowing the type. A possible approach to apply a specific operation on objects of different types in a collection would be the use if blocks in conjunction with 'instanceof' for each element. This approach is not a nice one, not flexible and not object oriented at all. At this point we should think to the Open Close principle and we should remember from there that we can replace if blocks with an abstract class and each concrete class will implement its own operation. The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in conjunction with the community. The X.Org Foundation is the educational non-profit corporation whose Board serves this effort, and whose Members lead this work. The latest release of the full X.Org stack is X11R7.7, though many individual X.Org modules have had new versions released since then - see the xorg-announce archives for details of those releases. The next full stack release will be X11R7.8. Modkit and the Kickstarter Campaign - News by zagGrad | September 22, 2010 | 28 comments We're suckers for creative ideas that will help bring new people to the world of physical computing. So when we heard about Modkit we were all over it! In their own words:

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Open Source Comes to Campus/In a Box - OpenHatch wiki This page is deprecated. See the website for up-to-date info. Open Source Comes to Campus In a Box is our attempt to make this event easy for other people to adapt and run. scripty2: for a more delicious web June 26th, 2009 The 2 alpha is out! Check it out now at As you would expect, it brings a lot of change and new features. Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet by DaveChild A quick reference guide for regular expressions (regex), including symbols, ranges, grouping, assertions and some sample patterns to get you started. development regex regular expressions programming Download the Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet BrainStorms - Ed Lunnon's Blog ©2012 Edward C. Lunnon Leap Year’s Day: Wednesday 29 February 2012: 5 years 5 months on … Deuce Whether it’s called Leap Day or Leap Year’s Day, yesterday was that extra day we get every four years. It’s name may be in contention but the leap reminds me of that July day way back in 1969 when I was twelve years old and in standard five, and we listened to Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon: “That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind”. What we do with those extra 24 hours is up to us.