Zend Framework – PHP packages ready for PHP 7

Zend Framework is a simple, straightforward, open-source object-oriented software framework for PHP 5 designed to eliminate the tedious details of coding and let you focus on the big picture. This framework provides functionality for the 80% of the application code

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Gramps – research, organize and share your family tree

Gramps, the Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming System, is an Open Source genealogy program using the GTK/GNOME interface. Gramps allows you to easily build and keep track of your family tree while providing all the common capabilities of other

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HPCC Systems – massively scalable supercomputing platform

HPCC (High-Performance Computing Cluster) is an open source data-intensive computing system platform designed for the enterprise to resolve Big Data challenges. It stores and processes large quantities of data, processing billions of records per second using massive parallel processing technology.

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Apache CouchDB – database management server

Apache CouchDB, commonly referred to as CouchDB, is an open source, document-oriented, non-relational database management server accessible using a RESTful JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) API. The database can be queried and indexed in a MapReduce fashion using JavaScript. If you

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20 of the Best Free Linux Books – Part 4

The focus of this article is to select some of the finest Linux books which are available to download for free. The vast majority of the books featured here can also be freely distributed to others.

To cater for all tastes, we have chosen a wide range of books, encompassing general introductions to Linux, books that concentrate on a specific distribution or application, books for programmers, as well as books that have defined the evolution of free software. All of the texts here come with our strongest recommendation. So get reading (and downloading).

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Free Programming Books

Excellent No-Charge Linux Books – Learn About Linux – For Beginners

Many no-charge e-books are, frankly, little more than spam bait, often published only to entice you to purchase a book from the same publisher. Poorly written, and with very little original content. Whereas the recommended texts below are definitely worth downloading. They’ll teach you the basics about Linux and so much more. They’re the ideal starting point for your Linux adventures. And you don’t have to divulge any personal information to get your hands on them.

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Illuminating Linux Podcasts

Before starting with the survey, let’s deal with a couple of terms that are fundamental to this article. First, the word podcast. In simple terms, a podcast is rich media, such as audio or video, distributed via RSS. Podcast derives

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