Monday, September 25, 2006

Source Wear

You can pick up some open source gear at - SourceWear. They have stuff, GIMP clothes, Linux threads, and more in the store.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Aptana: The Web IDE

Aptana: The Web IDE: "The Web IDE
Aptana is a robust, JavaScript-focused IDE for building dynamic web applications. Highlights include the following features:

* Code Assist on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages, including your own JavaScript functions
* Outliner that gives a snapshot view of your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code structure
* NEW: FTP/SFTP uploading, downloading and synchronization
* Error and warning notification for your code
* Support for Aptana UI customization and extensions
* Cross-platform support
* Free and open source licensed under the Eclipse Public License, v1.0."

Monday, September 18, 2006

Bridging the gap between Office and OpenOffice

OpenOffice 2.0 -- the free, open source office suite -- has many features that are very similar to Microsoft Office. The trick is knowing how to use them. In this Q&A, expert Solveig Haugland explains how to use such OpenOffice features as the Draw tool, tabbed headers and footers. She also describes custom creation of colors, file sharing tips and how Microsoft Office documents are completely compatible with OpenOffice.