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Jan 22, 2010 - 4 minute read

Acorn RISC Machine

Home > Acorn RISC Machine First Prev [ 1 2 3 ] Next Last ARM’s headquarters in Cambridge The Acorn RISC Machine (or ARM) is a RISC processor architecture that is widely used in a number of applications. It is a very “pure” RISC implementation, and is considered one of the most elegant modern processors. 1 History The ARM design was started in 1983 as a project at Acorn Computers Ltd.

Jan 19, 2010 - 4 minute read - http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post

Tiny qemu arm system with a DirectFB interface

Tiny qemu arm system with a DirectFB interface A tiny embedded Linux system running on the qemu arm emulator, with a DirectFB interface, everything in 2.1 MB (including the kernel)! Overview This demo embedded Linux system has the following features: * Very easy to run demo, just 1 file to download and 1 command line to type! * Runs on qemu (easy to get for most GNU/Linux distributions), emulating an ARM Versatile PB board.

Jan 16, 2010 - 2 minute read - meetings

Meeting - Puppy linux woof builder

Three of us at the meeting today, Mike, Colin and Tony, Colin supplied the Coffee. Mike wanted to look at using the Woof distro of Puppy Linux to compile a Debian based Puppy remix. After a lot of frustrating to-ing and fro-ing we installed Puppy 4.3.1 and Mike installed the Woof package after downloading it from the web site. Then the fun began and we realised it was a more complex task as had be first thought.

Dec 15, 2009 - 2 minute read

The open disk project

The OpenDisc project is about making available some of the common Free and open source software available in a easy to access disc. They have packaged together a bundle of the most common needed tools to make a Windows computer a productive environment without having to spend a small fortune before your PC is able to do what you want it to. The software on the disc is aimed at windows PC’s as all of the software is either included or easily accessible to users of most current GNU/Linux Distributions.

Nov 21, 2009 - 3 minute read

Library list

NEW*** Ubuntu Linux desktop by Ric Shreves (Visual bleprint press) LPI Linux certification by Haeder,Schneiter,Pessanha and Stanger. (O’Reilly press) Beginning Rails, From novice to professional–Hardy, Carneiro This is a beginners guide to programming web apps with Ruby on Rails. Simple C++ – Cogswell C Clearly an introduction to C programming – PK McBride Learning to program in C – N Kantaris C Simply an introduction to C programming – Mike Parr Advanced C tips and tricks – Anderson&Anderson C for programmers – Leendert Ammeraal Mastering C programming – Chapman C# Developers headstart–Michaelis and Spokas C++ Nuts&Bolts for experienced programmers –Herbert Schildt Getting started with Borland C++ 4.5 Borland Borland C++ 3.0 User guide, Programmers guide,Library reference,Tools and utilities guide.

Nov 21, 2009 - 3 minute read - books

Library list

These are reference books and are not to be removed from the reading area unless the current replacement cost is left as security. NEW*** Ubuntu Linux desktop by Ric Shreves (Visual bleprint press) LPI Linux certification by Haeder,Schneiter,Pessanha and Stanger. (O’Reilly press) Beginning Rails, From novice to professional–Hardy, Carneiro This is a beginners guide to programming web apps with Ruby on Rails. Simple C++ – Cogswell C Clearly an introduction to C programming – PK McBride Learning to program in C – N Kantaris C Simply an introduction to C programming – Mike Parr Advanced C tips and tricks – Anderson&Anderson C for programmers – Leendert Ammeraal Mastering C programming – Chapman C# Developers headstart–Michaelis and Spokas C++ Nuts&Bolts for experienced programmers –Herbert Schildt Getting started with Borland C++ 4.5 Borland Borland C++ 3.0 User guide, Programmers guide,Library reference,Tools and utilities guide.