Should Educators Use More Visualisations?

September 13, 2010

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Not so many years ago, I was one of the people in the education system, spending much of the working day being lectured to. Being a geek, most of my subjects involved mathematical, scientific or computing related material, which is often complex and requires (from me at least) intense objective mental effort to understand them, […]

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An Open Source Eco-System?

September 6, 2010

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To summarise the prior writings from my doctoral thesis: I’ve shown how there are both notable differences and similarities between certain measures of FLOSS repositories (such as number of contributors attracted, rate of contributions, complexity control work, etc.) The pattern of similarities and differences that emerged clearly differentiated one group (containing Debian, GNOME, and KDE) […]

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We Have a Winner

September 1, 2010

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Not many votes (about 20 or so at time of reading), but Google App Engine seems to be a big favourite for Eclipse users, gathering half the votes by itself. Looks like I have some reading up on Google App Engine to do…

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Poll: Your favourite web application hosts/technology when using Eclipse

August 30, 2010

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I’m embarking on a pet project, in short: a Python-based web application using my favourite editor, Eclipse. Being quite new to this, I thought I would poll my readers, especially those Eclipse web app developers among you, for their opinions on the best solutions. I realise I’m giving very few details, but I simply want […]

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New Saros release: 10.8.27

August 28, 2010

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Another month, another Saros release. This time around it consists mostly of bugfixes… … but be advised. There are now a couple of dozen youngling programmers busying away at Saros code like worker bees for the next few weeks. Expect a bumper crop of fixes and features in September!

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New Saros release: 10.7.30

July 30, 2010

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A new release of Saros has been released today. A lot of new stuff is packed into this one. Firstly, Saros is now version control system (VCS) aware. You now have the choice of sharing a project by sending SVN repository information to your peers, so that they can interact directly with the repository. More […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Saros

July 30, 2010

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The kind fellows at the Planet Eclipse community have consented to aggregate this blog as a resource for the dissemination of information on Saros. They have recommended that I author a post to serve as a beginner’s guide. To that end, I’ve put together a new static page about Saros. Enjoy.

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Posted in: Agile methods, Saros