PHP for Non-Developers

After years of making it clear that I’m not a developer in justabout every article I’ve written here at Linux Journal, I do have aconfession to make. I can write the “Hello World” equivalent in almostevery programming language out there. In assembly, it might have been”1+1″, but my lack of advanced skills should be evident.

From: LXer

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Distribution Release: antiX 15

By distro@distrowatch.com The antiX project, a distribution suitable for low-resource computing based on Debian’s Stable branch, has announced the launch of antiX 15. “A lot of time and work was spent getting antiX-15 (Killa P) ready for stable release; we hope you like it. As with previous releases, antiX-15 comes….

From: DistroWatch

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Linux: Boldly Going Where We’ve Not Gone Before

By Ken Starks Burt Rutan signed autographs on that blistering hot June day in the Mojave desert. His collection of engineers, scientists and “enterprise rouges” shouldered their way into front page news. SpaceShipOne had just become the first civilian aircraft/spacecraft to carry the first civilian pilot into space.

From: LXer

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Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium

By ris The Linux Foundation has announced
the R Consortium. “The R language is used by statisticians, analysts and data scientists to unlock value from data. It is a free and open source programming language for statistical computing and provides an interactive environment for data analysis, modeling and visualization. The R Consortium will complement the work of the R Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Austria that maintains the language. The R Consortium will focus on user outreach and other projects designed to assist the R user and developer communities.

Founding companies and organizations of the R Consortium include The R Foundation, Platinum members Microsoft and RStudio; Gold member TIBCO Software Inc.; and Silver members Alteryx, Google, HP, Mango Solutions, Ketchum Trading and Oracle.”

From: LWN

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