- Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property (MIT Press) — with essays by knowledgeable folks such as Yochai Benkler, Larry Lessig, and Jo Walsh. Available as open access (free) ebook as well as paper. I love it that we can download these proper intellectuals’ intellectual property. (via BoingBoing)
- Be Open from Day One — advice from Karl Fogel (author of the excellent Producing Open Source Software, which O’Reilly publishes) for projects that think they may some day be open source: f you’re running a government software project and you plan to make it open source eventually, then just make it open source from the beginning. Waiting will only create more work. (via timoreilly on Twitter)
- MALLET — open source (CPL-licensed) Java-based package for statistical natural language processing, document classification, clustering, topic modeling, information extraction, and other machine learning applications to text.
ENTRIES TAGGED "Java"
Germany gets a case of Mono, lots of mobile maneuvering, and Java junkies are jilted.
Recently, Attachmate gave their US-based Mono developers the pink slip, there was much ado about mobile, and Chrome puts Java on the back burner.
WWDC tickets are here and gone, Gosling goes to Google, and irony at MySQL.
If you wanted WWDC tickets, you better have had a fast mouse finger. But if James Gosling wants to go to Google I/O, he'll have an inside track next year. Meanwhile, MySQL needs to practice what they preach, security-wise.
Java's wild ride, multicore drives functional, and a look at how the usual programming suspects stacked up in 2010.
This year brought confusion and chaos in the Java space, continued growth for functional languages due to the attack of multicore, and the usual popularity for all of the dynamic languages we know and love.
What's missing from Java's upcoming release, Novell sells out, and injection protection
In the latest Developer Week in Review: A look at Java's divide and conquer approach to upcoming releases, the end of an era for Novell, and a common programming shortcut that can end up cutting your throat.
Java on Macs: Good, Null Pointer Exceptions: Bad, SQL Server 2011: Coming, Firefox 4: Fast
Good news for Java fans on Macs, Apple is going to play nice with Oracle. Bad news for Java web developers, NPEs are far too common. Good news for Microsoft developers, there's a new SQL Server coming soon. And coming around the back stretch, it's Firefox 4, by a paw!
Intel opens an app store, Apache fumes over Java, old software Microsoft should open source, Apple updates on the way
In this edition of Developer Week in Review: Intel opens an app store, Apache is peeved at Oracle, Microsoft open sources a language you've probably never heard of, and Radar detects an incoming salvo of point-releases from Apple.
At OSCON, Derek Gottfrid explained how the New York Times is using Amazon cloud computing services to make the paper's historical archive viewable on the Web.