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Best Programming Language

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:15

Surprise—Python wins again!

Here's the breakdown (the contenders listed below were nominated by LJ readers via Twitter): more>>

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Tackling L33t-Speak

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:08

How to script a l33t-speak translator.

My daughter and I were bantering with each other via text message this morning as we often do, and I dropped into a sort of mock "leet speak". She wasn't impressed, but it got me thinking about formulaic substitutions in language and how they represent interesting programming challenges. more>>

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Subutai Blockchain Router v2.0, NixOS New Release, Slimbook Curve and More

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:59

News briefs for April 5, 2018. more>>

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VIDEO: When Linux Demos Go Wrong

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:34

Full disclosure; this is an edited version of a live broadcast. You've heard me say it, and warn you about it. more>>

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How Wizards and Muggles Break Free from the Matrix

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:37

First we invented a world where everyone could be free. Then we helped build feudal castles on it, where everyone now lives. Now it's time to blow up those castles by giving everybody much better ways to use their freedom than they ever would enjoy in a castle.

I'm going to mix movie metaphors here. You'll see why. more>>

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How the EU's Copyright Reform Threatens Open Source--and How to Fight It

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:27

Open source is under attack from new EU copyright laws. more>>

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Caption This

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:06
Each month, we provide a cartoon in need of a caption. You submit your caption, we choose three finalists, and readers vote for their favorite. The winning caption for this month's cartoon will appear in the May issue of Linux Journal.


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Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality Browser for Mixed Reality, GnuCash 3.0 New Release and More

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:02

Mozilla announced Firefox Reality today, "Bringing the Immersive Web to Mixed Reality Headsets". Firefox Reality is the only open source browser for mixed reality and the first cross-platform browser for mixed reality. more>>

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Now Available: April 2018 issue of Linux Journal

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:53
Linux Journal's April issue takes a Deep Dive Into the Cloud. Articles in this issue include:


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Linux 4.16 Released, SLES SP3 for Raspberry Pi, Cloudflare Launches the Privacy-First DNS Service and More

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:58

News briefs for April 2, 2018.

Linux 4.16 was released yesterday. Linus says "the take from final week of the 4.16 release looks a lot like rc7, in that about half of it is networking. If it wasn't for that, it would all be very small and calm." more>>

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