Announcing NetBSD 6.0,
“Some NetBSD 6.0 highlights are: support for thread-local storage
(TLS), Logical Volume Manager (LVM) functionality, rewritten disk
quota subsystem, new subsystems to handle flash devices and NAND
controllers, an experimental CHFS file system designed for flash
devices, support for Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) protocol,
and more. This release also introduces NPF – a new packet filter,
designed with multi-core systems in mind, which can do TCP/IP traffic
filtering, stateful inspection, and network address translation
10 Things You Didn’t Know Ruby Could do, by James Edward Gray II.
Even I learned a few new tricks!
plv8js is a procedural language add-on for PostgreSQL, which means
server using google V8 Engine. Perfect match for PostgreSQL recent
jq is like sed for JSON data – you can use it to slice and filter
and map and transform structured data with the same ease that sed,
awk, grep and friends let you play with text. Nice.
ssh-chain, ssh via a chain of intermediary hosts. Awesome.
APL\360 History, as remembered by Adin Falkoff, Manager of the APL Project.
VIM Adventures is an online game based on VIM’s keyboard
shortcuts. It’s the “Zelda meets text editing” game.
LZ4 is a very fast lossless compression algorithm, providing
compression speed at 300 MB/s per core, scalable with multi-cores
CPU. It also features an extremely fast decoder, with speeds up and
beyond 1GB/s per core, typically reaching RAM speed limits on
Shampoo, a set of tools for remote Smalltalk development with Emacs.
Configurable RFID tag from 7400 logic chips