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Excellent Free Books to Master Programming

Saturday 17th of August 2019 06:20:33 AM

What you need is a curated list of programming books. Better than that. A curated list of free programming books. Free and open source books still have a cost -- your time. And just because a book is free/open source doesn't, itself, signify any great quality to the work. Hence the need for some recommendations for free books to help you learn C, C++, Java, Python, R, or whatever language takes your fancy.

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Violin – minimalistic desktop music player

Friday 16th of August 2019 07:12:50 AM

Violin is billed as a fast, lightweight, and minimalistic desktop music player. It's cross-platform software running on Linux, MacOS, and Windows. Here's Luke view of this music player.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn Swift

Thursday 15th of August 2019 06:12:43 AM

Swift is a powerful and intuitive general-purpose programming language for the OS X, iOS, watchOS, and Linux operating systems. It's developed by Apple Inc. Swift is intended to be more resilient to erroneous code (“safer”) than Objective-C, and more concise.

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10 Best Free Linux Document Management Systems (Updated 2019)

Wednesday 14th of August 2019 06:58:39 AM

Document Management is an information technology that has taken over from legacy systems of manual or server based file sharing, the electronic filing cabinet, to control policies and procedures. It is one of the functions provided by Enterprise Content Management.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn X86 Assembly

Tuesday 13th of August 2019 06:20:24 AM

Assembly language is also used primarily for direct hardware manipulation, access to specialized processor instructions, or to address critical performance issues. Assembly is excellent for speed optimization.

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IFStile – Iterated Function Systems – visualize substitution tilings

Monday 12th of August 2019 06:59:49 AM

IFStile is software that generates fractals using the Iterated Function System. It's freeware (not open source) software.

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Excellent Utilities: peco – interactive filtering tool

Friday 9th of August 2019 06:29:23 AM

peco is a CLI utility that filters text interactively. The tool is written in the Go programming language. It's free and open source software.

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31 Excellent Free Books to Learn Python

Thursday 8th of August 2019 04:56:46 AM

This article selects an extensive range of high quality Python books. Readers are presented with a diverse set of books with general texts designed for beginners, intermediate, and advanced programmers. More task-specific books are featured too. For example, a few of the books focus on writing Python games. Python is very popular in scientific fields, so a smattering of scientific focused titles are presented too. All of the books are released under an open source license.

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11 Best Free Linux Astronomical Data Analysis Tools

Wednesday 7th of August 2019 08:52:59 AM

Astronomy is a branch of science that deals with the study of celestial objects (including stars, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, meteor showers, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies) and other phenomena such as gamma ray bursts and supernovae.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn PHP

Tuesday 6th of August 2019 05:52:33 AM

PHP has been at the helm of the web for many years. It is an extremely popular, interpreted scripting language that is ideally suited for web development in part because it has an approachable syntax and supports different operating systems. This language powers millions of web sites on the net and is extremely well supported by its user community.

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cli-visualizer – command line visualizer for MPD, ALSA and PulseAudio

Monday 5th of August 2019 06:42:13 AM

cli-visualizer is a command line visualizer inspired by C.A.V.A, ncmpcpp, and rainbow. It's free and open source software.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn SQL

Sunday 4th of August 2019 05:47:26 AM

Structured Query Language (SQL) is a specialized programming language originally developed by IBM in the early 1970s. The language is designed specifically for accessing and manipulating data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS).

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Excellent Free Books to Learn JavaScript

Saturday 3rd of August 2019 07:15:40 AM

JavaScript is possibly one of the easiest language to get up and running with. But to truly master the language requires a firm foundation of its intricacies. This compilation of free books ticks all the boxes.

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Excellent Utilities: LanguageTool – style and grammar checker for 30+ languages

Friday 2nd of August 2019 06:24:38 AM

LanguageTool is a free and open source proofreading tool for English, German, Spanish, Russian, and more than 25 other languages.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn C#

Thursday 1st of August 2019 06:58:19 AM

C# (pronounced “See Sharp”) is a multi-purpose computer programming language suitable for a wide variety of development needs. Here's my recommended books to learn C#.

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15 Best Free Linux Physics Tools

Wednesday 31st of July 2019 08:55:33 AM

Science really prospers and advances when individuals share the results of their experiments with others in the scientific community. There is a certain logic that scientific software should therefore be released under an open source license. This article focuses on selecting the best open source software for physics and physics education. Hopefully there will be something for interest here for all budding physicists.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn C++

Tuesday 30th of July 2019 07:08:51 AM

C++ was designed by Bjarne Stroustrup with its first release in 1983. It is a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, portable, compiled, general-purpose programming language. It is regarded as an intermediate-level language, as it has a combination of both high-level and low-level language features. C++ was designed for systems and applications programming, extending the C programming language. Hence the name C++, the increment operator is written as ++.

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LyricPad – access lyrics over the web with this Qt based app

Monday 29th of July 2019 08:35:09 AM

LyricPad is a free and open source lyrics viewer written in C++ and uses Qt, a free and open-source widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

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Excellent Utilities: McFly – navigate through your shell history

Friday 26th of July 2019 08:09:53 AM

McFly is a tiny utility that replaces the functionality offered by Bash's ctrl-r with an intelligent search engine.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn C

Thursday 25th of July 2019 05:02:09 AM

C is a general-purpose, procedural, portable, high-level programming language that is one of the most popular and influential languages. Here's our recommended free books to learn about C.

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Kata Containers Packages are Available officially in openSUSE Tumbleweed

Kata Containers is an open source container runtime that is crafted to seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem. We are now excited to announce that the Kata Containers packages are finally available in the official openSUSE Tumbleweed repository. It is worthwhile to spend few words explaining why this is a great news, considering the role of Kata Containers (a.k.a. Kata) in fulfilling the need for security in the containers ecosystem, and given its importance for openSUSE and Kubic. Read more

[EndeavourOS] The August release is available.

This ISO contains: Calamares 3.2.11 (the latest version of our installer) Kernel 5.2.8 mesa 19.1.4-1 systemd 242.84-1 xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.16-1 XFCE 4.14 bash-completion broadcom-wl-dkms We also took care of some bug fixes: Autologin is working now (if chosen inside Calamares) Virtualbox detection is working Powersaving/screen-locking issues are resolved Added Leafpad as an option to use the editor as admin (not working with mousepad anymore) A general cleanup Removed light-locker (was causing issues) Read more

Emmabuntus DE2 1.05 Released, Which Reduces ISO Image Size

Emmabuntus Team is pleased to announce the release of the new Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 2 1.05 (32 and 64 bits) on 02nd Aug, 2019. It’s based on Debian 9.9 stretch distribution and featuring the XFCE desktop environment. This is a lightweight distribution, which was designed to run on older computers. This distribution was originally designed to facilitate the reconditioning of computers donated to humanitarian organizations, starting with the Emmaüs communities. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Writing Kubernetes controllers the wrong way is still useful

    When you try to shoehorn an idea, approach, or code into a situation that's not expecting it, you get surprising and fun results. In his Lightning Talk at the 17th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 17x), "Writing Kubernetes controllers 'the wrong way' is still useful," sysadmin Chris McEniry shares his experience with an out-of-cluster etcd-controller. Watch Chris' Lightning Talk to learn more about managing etcd controllers and living to tell the tale.

  • VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength

    Abby Kearns, executive director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, reports that in the soon-to-be-released Cloud Foundry end-user survey, "In just two years, broad deployment of Cloud Foundry has nearly doubled. With 45% of our users describing their Cloud Foundry use as 'broad' (compared to 30% in 2018 and 23% in 2017)."

  • Magnetic Lasso for Krita is here

    I won’t say that I am done with Magnetic Lasso now, but the results are a lot better now to be honest. Take a look at one of the tests that I did,

  • [antiX] swapgs mitigations kernels available

    Latest secure kernels available in the repos for 32 and 64 bit architecture (stretch, buster, testing and sid). 5.2.8 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.19.66 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.9.189 (64 bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) Users are strongly advised to upgrade.

  • M5Stack M5StickV is a Tiny AI Camera for Maker Projects