Daily Dose - Virgo M4 Prepares for Equinox Upgrade
Closure Linter Open Sourced with Style
Improved Package Management in openSUSE 11.4
The new features for Novell's next version of openSUSE are beginning to roll in with the recent release of milestone one. OpenSUSE 11.4 now includes Libzypp 8.1, a new http and ftp downloading backend. Libzypp includes zsync, which speeds up package downloading, and Metalink, which allows downloading from many servers in parallel. The final version of openSUSE 11.4 is slated for March 2011.
TorqueBox Beta21 Focused on Messaging and Ruby Packaging
This new beta version of JBoss' TorqueBox, a Ruby application platform, focuses on messaging (tasks and processors) and Ruby integration packaging. In Beta21 you can run processors outside of the actual TorqueBox AS, facilitating lightweight farms of Ruby workers fed through HornetQ. There are also improvements in the Rack integration layer. TorqueBox Beta21 now uses JRuby 1.5.2.
A Periodic Table for HTML
A creative reference sheet for the 104 elements in the HTML5 working draft.