Flash Plugin for Linux 10 beta – Still no V4L2 support

[digg=http://digg.com/linux_unix/Flash_Plugin_for_Linux_10_beta_Still_no_V4L2_support] Update: Flash 10 Beta 2 reportedly supports V4L2! See the link to the Flash Developer blog below for more info. Following comments on various blogs, Flash 10 beta does apparently not support V4L2 either. I really wasn’t even thinking…

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Updated Dokeos 1.8.5 page

I’ve updated the Dokeos 1.8.5 page to reflect the fact that we now have a Release Candidate and are very close to the stable release. This is a time for us (developers) to take a deep breath and analyse things…

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Dokeos 1.8.5 RC1, possible last changes and the close future

We officially released 1.8.5 RC1 tonight, although we might alter the package just for two little microscopic changes tomorrow morning (one concerning SCORM export on Dokeos installs that use a subdirectory of the web server document root, and the other…

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Subversion and the incoherent linebreak problem

When trying to commit code into a subversion repository, and if the code you want to submit comes from third parties, you might occasionally run into the error “incoherent linebreak”. This is due to people editing files from Windows, Linux…

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Adding repetitive events to a simple PHP agenda system

Introduction To prepare for RC1, I have to submit the latest database changes for this release. The objective of these changes is specifically to add the management of repeated events to a simple agenda system that doesn’t have them. So,…

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Preparing Dokeos 1.8.5 RC1

Next week, we will be releasing an RC1 for Dokeos 1.8.5. The main targets for this version are: fixing SCORM (import, export and reporting) fixing audio recorder and some videoconference minor bugs improving the templating system adding repetitive events to…

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Eclipse 3.2 crashing with Subclipse on Ubuntu 8.04

2008-08-02 update Although the post is in Spanish, one of my colleagues (and consequently I also did) installed Eclipse Ganymede manually on his Ubuntu 8.04 and it works beautifully (although it uses even more memory). Check out the article. Original…

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UTF-8 and resistance to change

Wouldn’t you know… While we (european people at least) are trying to make more and more open-source product use UTF-8 by default, so that we can (finally) share the same encoding with people that use character sets so different from…

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Dokeos 1.8.5 Beta 2 available

[digg=http://digg.com/programming/Dokeos_1_8_5_Beta_2_Released] Alright, so I did release a little brother for Dokeos 1.8.5 Beta today. We needed it for a customer of ours which is in development phase, and we had made a series of small but useful improvements to the…

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Ubuntu Hardy Heron Release Party, Lima

As Jesús Castagnetto was presenting a long talk on how to improve one’s PHP coding practices, I decided that the event was worthwile and went a little earlier to follow Diego’s presentation on GNOME and Fernando’s presentation on Drupal (although…

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