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Just how large was the XML revolution?


over 5 years ago by Simon St. Laurent on O'Reilly Ruby.
In a talk that he'd contemplated naming "XML as the precipitating factor in the upcoming religious wars," Eduardo Gutentag examined how XML participated...

Ruby Mendicant : Prawn's First Release!


over 5 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
I'm happy to announce I just cut the first alpha release of Prawn. It is chock full of features, and since the release notes are fairly detailed with good...

Linus Torvalds on Linux Distributions


over 5 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
"And when it comes to distributions, ease of installation has actually been one of my main issues - I'm a technical person, but I have a very specific area...

Vector Linux SOHO 5.9 Deluxe -- Not Just For The Office


over 5 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
You get all the reliability and stability of Slackware, better performance than vanilla Slack (at least on my hardware) and the features and most of the...

Jim Zemlin at OSCON: The Mysterious Work of the Linux Foundation


over 5 years ago by James Turner on O'Reilly Ruby.
Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation, talked with O'Reilly News at OSCON, the O'Reilly open source convention. He demystifies the...

Ruby Mendicant: Permian Prawn


almost 6 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
I'm happy to announce that the Prawn PDF library has hit another milestone on the Ruby Mendicant project roadmap. This time we'll look at Prawn's shiny...

Firefox 3 vs. CentOS 4 Linux


almost 6 years ago by Todd Ogasawara on O'Reilly Ruby.
If you install Firefox 3 on CentOS 4 (RHEL4 clone), keep a copy of Firefox 2 handy. Firefox 3 wants GTK 2.10 or newer and CentOS 4's GTK is 2.4. Read on...

Slackware 12.1 - The Newest Version of the Oldest Surviving Linux Distribution


almost 6 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
Slackware has a well earned reputation for reliability, stability, and performance. It may also be the least user friendly major Linux distribution on...

Ruby Mendicant: Proterozoic Prawn


almost 6 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
Continuing on a theme, this post brings you the latest news from Prawn, the Ruby PDF library currently being developed under the auspices of the Ruby Mendicant...

A quick Ruby hack to steal some OS X goodness


almost 6 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
I really like the open command on OS X, but I was too lazy to look for its Linux equivalent. Actually, my solution probably took less time than sifting...