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Posted 2 months ago by James Turner
This week Apple's iOS developer community got a patent wake up call, the recently discarded Mono project found a new home, and a favorite scripting language got a new version.
Posted 2 months ago by James Turner
For Microsoft programmers, the week brought fear, uncertainty and doubt regarding their future as an elite class of developers. For a lucky teen, it brought a big paycheck. And for fans of Java, it brought a new version of the popular language one step closer to release.
Posted 2 months ago by brian d foy, Tom Phoenix, Randal L. Schwartz
Popularly known as "the Llama," Learning Perl is the book most programmers rely on to get started with this versatile language. The bestselling Perl tutorial since it was first published in 1993, this sixth edition includes recent changes to the ... [More] language up to Perl 5.14 as well as a major overhaul for Unicode. Reflecting years of classroom testing and experience, this edition is packed with exercises that let you practice the concepts while you follow the text. [Less]
Posted 2 months ago by David Sims
China's top online payment service launches a barcode payment system. Also, an app looks for acoustic fingerprints and mCommerce is predicted to hit $670 billion by 2015.
Posted 2 months ago by Johan Vromans
If you have a Perl programming question, you'll find the answer quickly in this handy, easy-to-use quick reference. The Perl Pocket Reference condenses and organizes stacks of documentation down to the most essential facts, so you can find what you ... [More] need in a heartbeat. Updated for Perl 5.14, the 5th edition provides a summary of Perl syntax rules and a complete list of operators, built-in functions, and other features. [Less]
Posted 2 months ago by Peter Meyers
Ebook producers must decide if the destinations behind embedded links are worth the disruptions they might cause.
Posted 2 months ago by Mac Slocum
This week on O'Reilly: Nick Farina explained why smartphones have yet to crack the indoor navigation problem, we explored the relationship between "Moneyball" and software engineering, and Pete Meyers looked at the pros and cons of links in ebooks.
Posted 2 months ago by Nat Torkington
CPAN Turns 0x10 -- sixteenth anniversary of the creation of the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network. Now holds 480k objects. Subtext -- social bookreading by adding chat, links, etc. to a book. I haven't tried the implementation yet but I've wanted ... [More] this for years. (Just haven't wanted to jump into the cesspool of rights negotiations enough to actually build it... [Less]
Posted 2 months ago by Peter Meyers
Digital documents that help readers focus are the ones that we're most likely to remember. Those that send us scampering around the web will be more easily forgotten.
Posted 2 months ago by Peter Meyers
Digital documents that help readers focus are the ones that we're most likely to remember. Those that send us scampering around the web will be more easily forgotten.