LaTeX: It's Not Just for Academia, Part 2 (2 tags)
In Part 1 of this two-article series, Kevin O'Malley introduced you to the popular installations of LaTeX for Mac OS X. Here in Part 2 he takes you inside document creation and shows you how to accomplish basic writing tasks.
Six Cool New JSP and Servlet Features (2 tags)
Bruce Perry describes six cool new features Java developers using Tomcat 5.x and other Servlet-API-2.4- and JSP-2.0-compliant containers will want to use in their projects. Bruce is the author of Java Servlet & JSP Cookbook.
Why Learning Assembly Language Is Still a Good Idea (2 tags)
Randall Hyde makes his case for why learning assembly language is still relevant today. The key, says Randall, is to learn how to efficiently implement an application, and the best implementations are written by those who've mastered assembly language. Randall is the author of Write Great Code (from No Starch Press).
Cleaning Up Ports (2 tags)
Managing third-party applications on your BSD server or desktop can be quite daunting, especially because open-source projects are upgraded frequently. Michael Lucas introduces us to some utilities that can keep this from becoming a nightmare.