"GUI" tag
Getting ready for Mageia 2

Awaiting Mageia 2: Five Things You Can Look Forward To

The final release of Mageia 2.0 is about to embark sometime today (see release schedule). Based on the RC releases currently available for download, we already are familiar with what all this final…

ComboBox and ListWidget

Developing Apps on Qt, Part 4

In the last article, we worked on the backbone of GUIs, the signal and slot mechanism. In this article, we move ahead to the GUI part of Qt. The basic block of any…

Developing apps on Qt

Developing Apps on Qt, Part 3

In the previous article, we covered some important Qt non-GUI classes; I hope you experimented with others, since the secret to learning lies in experimenting. In this article, we will work on the…

Caution: Lisp time...

Lisp: Tears of Joy, Part 9

Lisp has been hailed as the world’s most powerful programming language. But only the top percentile of programmers use it because of its cryptic syntax and academic reputation. This is rather unfortunate, since…

It's Qt

Developing Apps on Qt, Part 1

This article introduces application development using the Qt GUI framework. There was a time when all desktop applications were developed from scratch. Then came the concept of code reuse. Static and shared libraries…

A rant on DBAs

FOSS is __FUN__: Get the Basics Right

A few thoughts about databases in general… and some rants about the good old ways. There are a plethora of free/open source databases around, from the good old Berkeley DB, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL,…

Debug that!

Device Drivers, Part 10: Kernel-Space Debuggers in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about kernel-space debugging in Linux. Shweta, back from hospital, was relaxing in the library, reading various books. Ever since she…

Samurai

Web Application Penetration Testing Using Samurai

This article introduces you to penetration-testing of Web applications. Also included is some hands-on work with a Web-testing framework called Samurai. Penetration testing, affectionately called pen-testing, involves testing a piece of software, or…

Ain't no sunshine without graphics

Graphics Using Xlib, Part 1

This article introduces you to the X Window System, with the aim of helping developers understand how to use the Xlib library effectively. The X Window System has a very distinct place in…

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