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:: Friday, August 25, 2000 ::
This announcement of the death of Pascal may yet be premature: Salon Technology | The end of the road for Pascal?
Think Outside has a "Stowaway Portable Keyboard" for the iPAQ and other handhelds.
Gnokii is "a software project developing tools and drivers for Nokia mobile phones for Linux, BSD and other operating systems. ."
You may need to register as a Nokia developer to access this page: Forum Nokia WAP Toolkit Documents:: Thursday, August 24, 2000 ::
Phone.com - The Best of the Internet on Your Phone
Core SDI S.A.
ChannelPoint Merlot XML Editor - an OpenSource project sponsored by ChannelPoint, Inc.
You say open source, I say freeware
Now, in addition to ActivePerl, we have ActivePython from ActiveState. The binary distribution is free; they offer other Python-based products for money.
Two more compilers go OpenSource: Sybase To Open Source Watcom C/C++ and Fortran Compilers.:: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 ::
IBM has released sashXB for GNOME under OpenSource licensing. See the Gnome notice.
Cosmocows.com -- producers of InternetInvolver, a Squeak-based product for new media.
AnywhereYouGo.com is a wireless and pervasive computing site. It has some WAP Development tools, a newsletter, information links, etc.
Another Dave Winer service: WhoIs.UserLand.Com.
First Order Predicate Calculus -- need to understand RDF, whatever that is. Actually, it looks like RDF is "Resources Description Framework" (see http://dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Internet/Clients/WWW/Browsers/Mozilla/Technologies/RDF/ and http://dmoz.org/Reference/Libraries/Library_and_Information_Science/Technical_Services/Cataloguing/Metadata/Resource_Description_Framework_-_RDF/). Here's the "official" page from the W3C: http://www.w3.org/RDF/. Apparently, RDF "integrates a variety of web-based metadata activities."
K-Meleon - a lite Web browser based on gecko but for Windows, "the Windows answer to Galeon."
Here are some UserLand.Com-related sites:
The Perl Journal Online offers this tasty list of TPJ One-Liners - one-line Perl programs that do amazing things!
Interesting micro-display technology company: InViso. Are we on our way to join the Borg?:: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 ::
IBM has announced that it is making its AFS enterprise file system available as open source: IBM announces AFS as an open source product under the IBM Public License. IBM will also sell a "commercially supported version of AFS."
Here's a reminder about the location of the upcoming Squeak Book drafts. Looks like this will be an excellent Squeak resource!:: Monday, August 21, 2000 ::
On the "worth reading list" is "Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing."
Without further comment, we present: "How to Become As Rich As Bill Gates."