Linux Journal Contents #185, September 2009
In a world of full of standards creating Cross Platform applications ought to be simple, right? Well the important word there is full: you can't walk down the street these days without tripping over somebody's standard. As always it's Open Source to the rescue. This month we highlight a few of the tools available for doing Cross Platform Development: Lazurus, Qt, and Titanium. We also have an interview with the developers of Google Chrome, the newest cross platform browser. Along with our features we have our usual spate of articles on Linux and Open Source: Shoulda (a favorite tool of Hillary Clinton), AppArmor, ImageMagick, Openfire, SocNetV, Linux-MiniDisc, Open Source Compliance, and in the slow but never ending evolution of our own Kyle Rankin, he gets one step closer to being a fan of Twitter by using tircd.
Google Chrome: the Making of a Cross-Platform Browser
by James Gray
What does it take to make a cross-platform browser work well on three platforms?
Rich Cross-Platform Desktop Applications Using Open-Source Titanium
by Mark Obcena
Web developer, meet the desktop.
Lazarus for Cross-Platform Development
by Mattias Gaertner
Pascal. Native code. Linux, Windows and Mac, oh my!
How to Be Cute on All Desktops with Qt
by Johan Thelin
It's not called Qt for nuttin.
by Ibrahim Haddad
Getting started guide and industry best practices.
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
Testing Rails Applications with Shoulda
Marcel Gagné's Cooking with Linux
Cross at Your Platform?
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
Messing Around with ImageMagick
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
AppArmor in Ubuntu 9
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
What Really IRCs Me: Twitter
Doc Searls' EOF
Conferences: Pro & Un
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