GitHub's importance cannot be understated

From people understanding its appeal in comparison to alternative (and aging) tools, to the continued en-masse migration of OSS projects over there (Tracks, mootools, Apple's brand spanking new sponsored sproutcore, etc), to the sheer joy of being able to easily contribute to your favorite projects, to even


DD-WRT v24 is out!

The latest release of the excellent Linux-driven open router stack, DD-WRT, is finally out so you are all encouraged to try it. DD-WRT is a greatly enhanced replacement OS for network routers (both wired and wireless, or just a PC with cards!) which boasts an incredible amount of improvements over the out-of-the-box functionality - wifi strength boost, greatly extended configuration, dynamic DNS support, and lots, lots more.


mod_rails 2 RC is out, get it!

Anyone who does Ruby on Rails development should familiarize themselves with mod_rails aka Phusion Passenger as the brand new v2 RC is just amazing. Just take a look at those improvements: from buffered uploads so apps don't get stuck, to a tremendous reduction in the memory usage, Rack and WSGI support (yeah, it can run Python apps!), improved startup time...



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