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Facebook & Others Announce WebScaleSQL

A number of tech companies including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter announced WebScaleSQL on Thursday as a project that adapts MySQL to their massively bigger database needs.

28 March 2014 - WebScaleSQL - Add A Comment
Linux Web Usage Almost Doubled, Now At ~2%?

A new report out from a major Internet advertising firm has shown the number of Linux devices almost doubling in the last quarter of 2013 and putting the Linux usage on the web at just under 2%.

20 February 2014 - Chitika - 82 Comments
PHP 5.6 Has An Exponential Operator, New Features

The second alpha release of the forthcoming PHP 5.6 is now available. PHP 5.6 is shaping up to be a very nice evolutionary upgrade to this popular web programming language that also works well for CLI scripting.

18 February 2014 - PHP 5.6 Alpha 2 - 10 Comments
LibreOffice Plans For C++11 / C++14 Development

LibreOffice has been pushing forward in its development recently with supporting OpenCL in its spreadsheet, gaining an OpenGL rendering back-end, and supporting other modern features and system capabilities for the open-source office suite. LibreOffice is also planning for its adoption of the C++11 programming language and even C++14 language features.

13 February 2014 - LibreOffice LO++14 - 11 Comments
WebODF Making Good Progress, Aims For More

WebODF is an AGPL-licensed JavaScript library that provides Open Document Format support on the web with collaborative editing capabilities. In the four years the project has been around, it's been making great success but they have even more plans going forward.

12 February 2014 - WebODF - 2 Comments

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