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Here comes the programmer’s day Today, October, 24th, which is written as “1024” in short. 1024 is the highest power of 2 that is less than 12-31, the maximum number that formed by date in a year. As we know,…

The latest Go release, version 1.7, arrives six months after 1.6. Most of its changes are in the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries. As always, the release maintains the Go 1 promise of compatibility, which expects almost all Go…

About two years, I migrated from Leaseweb to Linode, and my cost on hosting reduced by 50% that time. Linode is a great hosting provider and I never had even one issue with their service in the two years when…

Redhat Enterprise Linux released a beta version of 7.0 in the last month of 2013, and then GA release is usually in 4-6 months, which should be around May, 2014. So what’s the major changes in this major release?

OpenBSD 5.4 released November 1, 2013. Changes include OpenSMTPD 5.3.3, OpenSSH 6.3, GNOME 3.8.3, KDE 3.5.10, Xfce 4.10, MySQL 5.1.70, PostgreSQL 9.2.4, LibreOffice 4.0.4.2, Mozilla Firefox 3.6.28 / 22, Emacs 21.4 / 24.3,Python 2.7.5 / 3.3.2. The song for this…

Groupon announced that they have completed a year-long project to move from Ruby on Rails to Node.js. Their reasons for this migration is kind of typical. Looking forward to their further updates. Groupon started as a monolithic Ruby on Rails…

Sometimes you might want to uninstall large packages on a running Linux system (e.g. in order to release disk space), since these kind of packages are normally not that useful. Here we show an example on how to list installed…

As planned, Ruby 1.8.7 retired today, at the end of June, 2013. From now on, Ruby 1.8.7 is no longer supported in all senses (including features, bug fixes or security fixes) by the community. Technically speaking, it’s been a decade…

Please note this post is a forwarded version from here, as I think it is worthy to leave one copy here. It’s recommended to read the original version instead. This was originally posted in June of 2007 and I have…

The first release candidate of Debian 7.0 (a.k.a. Wheezy) was released yesterday. As always, it comes with lots of attractive designs. Here is a list of the major ones that may draw your attention.