Linux utilities on Android
...without the pain of rooting and fiddling about with a debugger.
It's not well-documented, but you can run some standard Linux utilities
on Android without circumventing any of Android's security machinery.
Android vs. J2ME
The Android platform provides a Java-based development model, not unlike
Sun's Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME). But how similar are they, and what do J2ME
developers need to know?
Apache integration products from the ground up
Java development with Apache Karaf/ServiceMix, Camel, CXF, etc.,
reduced to its barest essentials — a command line and a text editor
A Linux storage management cheat-sheet
A condensed guide to disk management, LVM, and RAID.
Underneath the Linux desktop
A modern graphical desktop environment for Linux looks monolithic,
but actually consists
of a number of disparate components. These articles examine these
components and how they interact, with a view to explaining how you
can build a custom desktop from individual components.
Graphics and illustration
Another free 3D model — an 18th-century 3-masted barque.
Linux, camera, action
It won't win any cinematography awards, but it's possible to create
simple stop-motion animations using just a digial camera and
free software tools for Linux.
Science and technology
Night of the living differential equations: how to simulate the zombie
apocalypse using a mathematical model of population dynamics.
How to generate simple MIDI files using Java
The Android platform has no support for playing music
note-by-note from an application. But playing
simple tunes in Java by generating MIDI files is really not
all that difficult.
Why you can't play Bach on a piano
Enthuiasts for early music often rage about 'authenticity', but we
don't even tune our instruments they way they did. Why is this, and
how much difference does it make?