Magneto, MariaDB, Moblin and other links…

Magneto VintageMagento is an Open Source ecommerce web application launched on March 31, 2008. It was created by Varien, building on components of the Zend Framework. Magento is available under the Open Software License version 3.0. Since version 1.1.7 some parts are licensed under the Academic Free License version 3.0. Magento Enterprise Edition, a paid for version of Magento aimed at larger companies, was launched on April 15, 2009…”

MariaDB “What is the goal of MariaDB? To provide a community developed, stable, and always Free branch of MySQL that is, on the user level, compatible with the main version. We strive for total interoperability with our upstreams and our own community.”


Moblin, short for mobile Linux, is an open source project focused on developing software for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and other new categories of devices such as netbooks and nettops. Intel launched the site in July 2007 and significantly updated the site in April 2008 with the launch of the Intel Atom processor family at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai. A custom SDK is also available on the site. The Moblin 2 OS was specifically designed to run on an Intel Atom processor in a netbook. In April 2009 Intel turned Moblin over to the Linux Foundation.”

“Why I Switched from Eclipse PDT to NetBeans IDE”

chad: “Regardless of the server-side languages an IDE supports, it must also provide robust support for writing JavaScript. It must also provide support for today’s popular JavaScript frameworks, including dojo, jQuery, and YUI. Currently, Eclipse’s JSDT plugin does not support these libraries… I didn’t need a tutorial to install and configure NetBeans to match my Eclipse environment. NetBeans came with everything I needed out of the box. Here are the hightlights.”

“ASP.NET 4.0 Webforms Enhancements”

Mike Ormond’s Blog: “Yes indeed. Now you can have your cake and eat it—almost. We give you control over the ClientIDs generated by server controls. ASP.NET does an excellent job of avoiding naming conflicts in the HTML document through the use of naming containers that guarantee uniqueness for a certain context. The result though, can be lengthy, complex and (importantly) difficult to predict ClientIDs. …This can make life a misery if you’re doing DOM manipulation in Javascript as you typically revert to some inline code to extract the ClientID. You’ll find littered all over the place. Given the surge in popularity of AJAX and client frameworks like jQuery, the pain caused by this “guarantee of safety” is becoming more acute.”

“ASP.NET 2.0 Tips, Tricks, Recipes and Gotchas”

scottgu: “Tip/Trick: Optimizing ASP.NET 2.0 Web Project Build Performance with VS 2005”; “Tip/Trick: Changing the default browser used in VS 2005 and Visual Web Developer”; “Tip/Trick: Creating Packaged ASP.NET Setup Programs with VS 2005” ; “Recipe: Using VS 2005 Web Deployment Projects”; “Tip/Trick: Spell Checker Plug-in for VS 2005 for ASP.NET and HTML Pages”; “Recipe: Paging through lots of data efficiently (and in an Ajax way) with ASP.NET 2.0”; “Recipe: Efficient Data Paging with the ASP.NET 2.0 DataList Control and ObjectDataSource”; “Recipe: Enabling Windows Authentication within an Intranet ASP.NET Web application”; “Tip/Trick: Disk Based Output Caching Feature Now Available for ASP.NET 2.0”; “VS 2008 Multi-Targeting Support