Saturday, February 26, 2005

FCKeditor - The text editor for Internet

FCKeditor - The text editor for Internet: "This HTML text editor brings to the web many of the powerful functionalities of known desktop editors like Word. It's really lightweight and doesn't require any kind of installation on the client computer.
As it is Open Source, you are allowed to use it for free wherever you want."

IBM backs open-source Web software | CNET News.com

IBM backs open-source Web software | CNET News.com: "IBM is putting its corporate heft behind a popular open-source Web development technology called PHP, in a move meant to reach out to a broader set of developers."

adaptive path � ajax: a new approach to web applications

ajax: a new approach to web applications

Sunday, February 20, 2005

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | A genius explains

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | A genius explains: "Daniel Tammet is an autistic savant. He can perform mind-boggling mathematical calculations at breakneck speeds. But unlike other savants, who can perform similar feats, Tammet can describe how he does it. He speaks seven languages and is even devising his own language. Now scientists are asking whether his exceptional abilities are the key to unlock the secrets of autism."

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Google + Firefox= LOVE?

In his blog the lead enginer of Mozilla Firefox stated: "As of January 10, 2005, my source of income changed from The Mozilla Foundation to Google, Inc. of Mountain View, California. My role with Firefox and the Mozilla project will remain largely unchanged, I will continue doing much the same work as I have described above - with the new goal of successful 1.1, 1.5 and 2.0 releases. I remain devoted full-time to the advancement of Firefox, the Mozilla platform and web browsing in general."

Saturday, February 12, 2005

FREE computer books and Internet books: Read online, or download a computer book

FREE computer books and Internet books: Read online, or download a computer book: "The following list provides links to FREE books available online.
All our titles are full-text online editions unless otherwise indicated.
Click on the title to view the free full-text online edition of a book."

A great free book

C++ in action

Friday, February 11, 2005

Mobile Phone Games Survey

Overloaded, a leading developer and publisher of video games for mobile phones and InsideGamer (www.insidegamer.nl), a leading online video game news and community portal, today released their first mobile phone games study into the habits and trends of mobile game consumers in the Netherlands and Belgium (Dutch speaking).

The survey of a representative sample of 1.000 hard-core gamers in the Netherlands and Belgium reveals that 20% of mobile phone gamers would be interested in a games subscription when offered by operators or portals. Next to that, mobile phone gamers are not frequent users of other mobile phone content; 58% indicated to never download ringtones and 79% indicated never to download wallpapers.

Summery of some other key findings:


29% of hard-core gamers download games to their mobile phone on a regular basis

18% of mobile phone gamers are female

72% of mobile phone gamers are between 14 and 25 years old

Mobile phone gamers prefer Nokia (41%) and SonyEricsson (17%) phones to play games

52% of mobile phone gamers uses a pre-paid phone

48% of hard-core mobile phone gamers indicated to download on average 1 game every month and 19% indicated to download on average 2 games per month

38% of hard-core mobile phone gamers indicate to download games based on reviews and recommendations from friends

Retro Game Developers and Hackers Delight with Release of New Book

Retro Game Developers and Hackers Delight with Release of New Book "Design Your Own V - GameDev.Net Discussion Forums: "'Design Your Own Video Game Console' is written for the programmer and/or hobbyist interested in software game development, but also wants to understand the hardware games are implemented on. This book assumes no prior knowledge of Electrical Engineering or Computer Architecture, but takes you on a breathtaking journey from atomic semiconductor theory to the design and construction of basic video game consoles that you can build and write your own games for! Included in the book is the entire design of numerous embedded game systems including the XGameStation Micro Edition and much more. "

SoftWIRE is now available for FREE

SoftWIRE is now available for FREE to any individual or organization worldwide. This is not a time-locked version. This is the full version, and it is available free of charge. Download at: http://www.softwire.com/dot-net/. "

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

MacUser - Mac News, Reviews and Know-How

MacUser - Mac News, Reviews and Know-How: "Walt Disney's nephew wants Apple and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs to take over at the top of the famous movie studio, according to the New York Post. "