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Jun
13th

Is the Moon Waxing or Waning?

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

In my last
article
, I talked about the complications of
calculating the phase of the moon and decided simply to scrape the same website that Google uses.
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Jun
9th

AdaCore’s GNAT Pro, CodePeer, QGen and SPARK Pro

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

AdaCore recently announced the concurrent annual release of four flagship
products in its portfolio of software development and verification
tools for mission-critical, safety-critical and security-critical
systems. These include version 17.1 of GNAT Pro, CodePeer, QGen and SPARK
Pro.
more>>


May
25th

The Current Phase of the Moon

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve left Mars. Well, at least I’m done with the
Martian lander from my past few articles. I hope you had chance to experiment with
it and find out that it’s not too easy to land a craft on any planet!
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May
23rd

The Family Dashboard

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

I’ve written a little about PHP before, because I think it’s a great
utility language for writing quick things you need to do. Plus, it
allows you to use a web browser as your interface, and everyone has
a web browser. That makes it very convenient for my family, because I
can make simple web interfaces for the various things I normally have to
do from the command line. more>>


Apr
18th

Wrapping Up the Mars Lander

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

In my last few articles (“Let’s Go
to Mars with Martian Lander”
and “Mars
Lander, Take II: Crashing onto the Surface”
), I’ve been building a variant on the classic video
game Lunar Lander, with a few simplificatio more>>


Mar
30th

NTPsec: a Secure, Hardened NTP Implementation

Author: Eric S. Raymond | Files under syndicated

Note: This article was first published in the October 2016 issue of Linux Journal.
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Mar
2nd

Mars Lander, Take II: Crashing onto the Surface

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

In
my last article
, I spent almost the entire piece exploring gravitational
physics, of all unlikely topics. more>>


Feb
17th

Natalie Rusk’s Scratch Coding Cards (No Starch Press)

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

The phrase “Learn to Program One Card at a Time” plays the role
of subtitle and friendly invitation from Scratch Coding
Cards
, a
colorful collection of activities that introduce children to creative
coding.
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Feb
9th

Bash Shell Script: Building a Better March Madness Bracket

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated

Last year, I wrote an article for Linux Journal titled “Building Your March
Madness Bracket”

My article was timely, arriving just in time for the “March Madness” college
basketball series. more>>


Mar
15th

Bash Shell Script: Building Your March Madness Bracket

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated

I must admit that I don’t really follow basketball. But, I do like to engage
with folks at work, and every spring I’ve always felt a little left out
when my work colleagues fill out their NCAA March Madness basketball
brackets. If your office is like mine, it seems everyone gets
very excited to build their brackets and follow the basketball games and
play in an office pool.
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