:: grepninjalog ::GrepNinja's weblog is a somewhat ordered collection of thoughts and resources mostly related to software engineering. It simply tracks what GrepNinja finds technologically useful, interesting, or amusing at some given point in time. Warning: high techno-geek factor!
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:: Friday, July 28, 2000 ::
A list of Favorite Linux Games taken from a Linux Journal survey: 3D Pong, Abuse, Angband, baduki, Battalion, BattleBall, Boulder Dash, Bomb ô Bomb, BumpRace, BZFlag, Civilization: Call To Power, ClanBomber, CLONE/Warcraft, Craft, CrossFire, Dave Gnukem, Descent, Doom, Empire, Eric's Ultimate Solitaire, Gravity Wars, Heavy Gear I, II, Heroes of Might and Magic III, Hexen, Hopkins FBI, Jet Set Willy, Kingpin, Koules, Legend of Saladir, Linuxgametome.org, The LOSER Corps, lxDoom, Maelstrom, Manic Miner, Metal Gear Solid, mHocket, Myth II, Nethack, Netmaze, Netrek, Nighthawk, Omega, Orbit, Pingus, PySol, Quake, Quake 2, Quake 3, Mame, Rocks 'n' Diamonds, rogue, Roll 'm UP, Sabre, Scavenger, Soldier of Fortune, SpaceBoom, The Urgent Decision, Tux the Penguin - A Quest for Herring, Ularn, URBAN, Virtual Combat, xbattle, XBill, XBlast, xboard/gnuchess, XBomber, XEvil, XGalaga, Xkobo, xpilot, XRacer, XShipWars, XSoldier, xtetris, XTux, Zarch,
The Jakarta Project at Apache.org. They say, "The goal of the Jakarta Project is to provide commercial-quality server solutions based on the Java Platform that are developed in an open and cooperative fashion." They're working on Java Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP) technologies.:: Thursday, July 27, 2000 ::
MyDivX.com -- "The MP3 of Video.
A very critical article on M$ Passport: Joel on Software: "Does Issuing Passports Make Microsoft a Country?" starts out, "Am I the only one who is terrified about Microsoft Passport?" Nice lead!
OpenNap: Open Source Napster Server
My old favorite Dr. Dobbs Journal magazine hosts this resource: Dr. Dobbs Programmers Vault.
There is a Squeak FAQ on Minnow and a New FAQ, as well.
Have I posted this link before? I'm not sure, so here it is: Refactoring Browser News.
Finally, I have the address for Bob Hartwig's Temporary home for the Camp Smalltalk Refactoring Browser Squeak Port.:: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 ::
WinJab HOWTO: Sending Contacts.
Carole Fennelly, for Wizard's Guide to Security, in Sunworld, wrote this article: Forensics: Getting to the bottom of a security breach
SCO Unix Support Tips, by A.P. Lawrence, an SCO/Linux Unix Consultant, was highly praised by Bruce Spencer in his article, "A.P. Lawrence delivers SCO UNIX, Linux information—and lots of it," on the Techrepublic.com site. Spencer says the site offers "a wealth of detailed articles on a wide variety of SCO UNIX administration subjects." Much information is given on Linux, also. r
Doxygen homepage -- A GPL'ed C++ documentation system.
Jakob Nielsen restates the obvious: "End of Web Design (Alertbox July 2000)."
XML Protocol Comparisons
IMUnified is "a recently formed coalition of leading technology and instant messaging companies." Member companies include: AT&T, Excite@home, iCAST, MSN, Odigo, Phone.com, Prodigy, Tribal Voice, and Yahoo!. Hopefully, they will overcome their proprietary agendas and create an Instant Messaging (IM) standard that makes sense. Even more hopefully, perhaps they will adopt Jabber!
Steps to install Skins into Squeak V2.8a updated Apr 22, 2000. is a new active project by Steve Wessels.:: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 ::
Howard Kurtz, of the Washington Post, had this article in the Houston Chronicle: Test-driving lemons on the info highway.
allNetDevices: - Reality Doesn't Always Match Net Device Hype
LDAP-Jabber Integration Project Design Document:: Monday, July 24, 2000 ::