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Programming Tools: A Recap of LinuxWorld SF 2005

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Here's a look at some of the cool products and projects unveiled at LinuxWorld, as well as a look at what programming tools their developers are using.

LinuxWorld was interesting for a number of reasons. For one, it was bigger than the previous year's show by more than 20 percent. Although LW again was dominated by the "suits", here and there were buried gems, some of which I discuss here. For those of you who didn't attend or who had only Expo passes, the .org pavilions were on the second floor, along with the seminar rooms--usually restricted to paying attendees. Keep this booth arrangement in mind for future shows.

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