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:: Friday, August 11, 2000 ::
Ruby: A gem of a programming language -- This is the main site's English-language page. Also, see our OpenDirectory (Dmoz) listing for Top: Computers: Programming: Languages: Ruby.
IndusSoft Homepage offers a free WinSQL Lite database utility and MEdit editor (supports local and FTP file access).:: Thursday, August 10, 2000 ::
Squeak Browser Plugin
Information on the ICQ 99 database format is at the ICQ for Linux site, which is on Mike's Linux Site. Mike is Michael T. Babcock.:: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 ::
Here is a very cool list of Python-Friendly ISPs. This site/list will be handed over to someone else soon and the current maintainer is looking for volunteers to take it on.:: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 ::
OK, even if it's from M$, I'd probably better read this: How to Encode XML Data.
The new generation of Squeak Swiki is now Comanche. If you have a current Swiki running under the old PWS, check out the instructions for Upgrading from PWS.
MSDN Online .NET Information has a link to "a very early Technical Preview" of the .NET SDK. There are caveats:This pre-beta software should only be installed on non-production test machines. Windows® 2000 (including IIS) and Internet Explorer 5.5 are required.
ICANN has just published its New TLD Application Process Overview. This is how some insiders will quickly add to their riches, provided they can offer up a $50,000 application fee (over the table but I wonder who will watch under the table to count the real cash flow). It's a $50,000 bet but the few who win will probably hit the big jackpot.
HTTrack - Website Offline Browser Utility
Evolt.org is a browser archive. Fire up your old favorite, make sure your stuff is viewable in some archaic browser, or just sample the wierd! BTW, if you're interested, read about the first browser-editor: WorldWideWeb.
Wow! This is cool. DejaVu.org has emulators for a number of old browsers so you can see what the Web *used* to be like!:: Monday, August 07, 2000 ::
All Linux Devices - Fact Sheet: IBM's Linux Wrist Watch
The OPEN (Object-oriented Process, Environment and Notation ) Websute, associated mostly with Brian Henderson-Sellers, is, according to its proponents, "... the premier third-generation, public domain, fully object-oriented methodology/process."
JavaWorld series on Internationalization and Localization:
GAIM is an OpenSource AIM chat client project. LICQ is a similar project for ICQ.
TIQIT Computers: World's Smallest PC
Industry news item: Coollogic Ships Linux Set-top. In previous news: Coollogic Ships Linux for Net Devices.