This is a great experiment to show effect of minimalist design. While the minimalist design might not always be the best one, this is a good reminder that sometimes making a design effective might mean removing some things from it. This is more so in digital media where the attention span is less, almost no control over reader’s environment and technology is always moving.
This is a neat way of organizing the thousands of useful Linux tools (via K.Mandla). I appreciate that the basic classification is by administration and hacking 🙂 It is really useful someone is overwhelmed by the sudden availability of so many tools, like people coming from the Windows world.
Apache has left JCP. This has been a long-standing issue, right from the Sun Microsystem days. So we cannot say that Oracle has been the primary cause of this split. [Continue]
I prefer all directory and file names in small case. But nowadays most of the Linux distributions start user directories names with a capital letter, like Music or Documents or Downloads. But like many other customizations in Linux, you can configure them to be what you want without brute force. [Continue]
Not long ago OpenJDK for Mac was announced. And it has already arrived. This is really good momentum. [Continue]