Archive for October, 2010

In the Book Club, we are reading 7 Languages in 7 Weeks (for more info on the book club go to Dublin Alt.Net mailing list) so far a really awesome book, Its helping me have a quick view of not only different languages, but also different programing paradigms. Which is really refreshing, but hard. The […]


I was invited to give a talk on Open Source in DIT to a group of students. Link to slides http://www.slideshare.net/roundcrisis/open-source-and-you-5456161. However here some interesting links: 35 years of Open Source http://vospe.com/2010/09/22/a-brief-history-35-years-of-open-source-software-a/ The Open Source Initiative http://www.opensource.org/ List of Open Source Licenses http://www.opensource.org/licenses/category and more here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_free_software_licenses Reddit’s Open Source http://www.reddit.com/r/opensource/


I heard about this new web framework the other day, the code its available on github/jacksonh/manos the main interesting thing I heard about it were: runs on Mono Has its own server Has no dependecies on Asp.net the main goal of mono is to simplify web application development routing appears to be simpler ( to […]