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Siblings of kde-apps: qt-apps and qt-prop

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Web

While I was away two new siblings of the well known group of websites around kde-apps.org were launched: qt-apps.org and qt-prop.org.

The two new pages will be a place for presenting Qt software to the public. Also, just like kde-apps and the other pages, it will be a place to discuss, publish news and provide the users the ability to keep up2date with changes through content subscription.

Semantics of Python variable names from a C++ perspective

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HowTos

If you are going to start programming in Python and come from languages like C or C++, there are a couple of things you should know about variable names. In Python, variable names do not have the same behaviour as in C++. Part of this is clarified in the Python documentation, but I’ll try to give specific examples of things that work and don’t work as you may expect, and why.

Why Vista failed - suicide by not fearing Linux enough

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Microsoft

While some may say it's too early to claim that Vista failed but this week Microsoft largely admitted that Vista was a failure, so I think it's worth starting the post-mortem. The reason Vista failed was because it killed itself by not fearing Linux enough.

^txt2regex$: Regular Expression Tool To Create Regex from Description

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HowTos

^txt2regex$ is a lifesaver. It helps you create regular expression strings in a step by step process, by describing what your regex pattern should do in English (or your own language). The tool can create RegExes for use with 23 different programs, including sed, vim, mysql, and procmail. When you start the program, it will ask you a series of questions like “1.

Quick Tip: Open Firefox Searches in New Tab

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HowTos

The default action for searching with the Firefox toolbar is to open the search in the current tab. This drives me crazy, but thankfully it’s easy to fix.

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