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computer careers for the un(der) educated?

Thinking about the future. What certifications, courses, qualifications, etc. should I be looking at? [more inside]
posted by Mister_Sleight_of_Hand on Nov 7, 2011 - 4 answers

Scripting exercises and tech interview theory?

Help me prep as an applicant in an imaginary interview for a junior programming position centered around Linux shell scripts, PHP, and Python, with an emphasis on processing text and URLs (availability, routing, etc). [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Oct 17, 2011 - 10 answers

Feed with commitdiff?

I need software to generate an RSS feed from a revision control repository, complete with commitdiff output. [more inside]
posted by pwnguin on Oct 2, 2010 - 1 answer

Getting a part-time programming job without a degree...

How do you go about when you look for a part-time entry-level software developer job? [more inside]
posted by RaDeuX on Aug 31, 2010 - 11 answers

Where to get started with Python GUI programming?

Which Python GUI framework is right for someone new to GUI programming? But who may also aspire to open source community (linux) development/involvement? Cross platform, wonderful documentation/tutorials, and cruft-free new technology are also welcome. [more inside]
posted by cowbellemoo on Nov 25, 2009 - 14 answers

Linux GUI-oriented programming languages

What programming languages exist for Linux (preferably Ubuntu) which create GUI applications with ease? I prefer to avoid the Microsoft Studio route as I don't have a ton of cash lying around, and would like something that abstracts the GUI so I don't have to deal with the nitty-gritty of the OS.
posted by chips ahoy on Mar 31, 2008 - 26 answers

Please help me learn how to build my robot

Robotics question: simple and high-payoff project, don't have the time/leet skillz/rationale to jump in the deep end of the pool (i.e. academic smartypantses building attack vehicles), don't want to spend the money on/deal with the physical bulk of the shallow end (Mindstorms et al). What is in the middle? [more inside]
posted by Your Time Machine Sucks on Feb 21, 2008 - 10 answers

Learning Java on Ubuntu

How should I get started in programming Java on Ubuntu Linux? [more inside]
posted by phrontist on Feb 12, 2008 - 14 answers

I get the big picture, now how do I break it down?

I love the whole Linux idea from start to finish. I've been using it for a year now, full time, and I want to go deeper. How do I contribute? [more inside]
posted by cdmwebs on Dec 26, 2007 - 19 answers

Laptop motherboards that can boot from USB

Can you name any laptop motherboards (brands, models, etc.) capable of booting from a USB flash drive? [more inside]
posted by DrSkrud on Oct 3, 2007 - 11 answers

How to go about managing payments in a web app?

PHP/TransactionFilter: Designing a web application where users will have actual monetary accounts. What is the best way to approach this? [more inside]
posted by ReiToei on Sep 10, 2007 - 8 answers

How do I assign mouse input to the proper window with multiple GLX windows?

How do I assign mouse input to the proper window with multiple GLX windows? [more inside]
posted by Java_Man on Mar 22, 2007 - 3 answers

"There's no place like home...."

Need a tinker-free Linux/MySql install for Ruby On Rails. Also, seeking advice for getting started in RoR. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Jun 27, 2006 - 19 answers

How many people have worked on Linux?

How many programmers are capable of contributing to Linux? Of those, how many have contributed, since Linux began?
posted by Tlogmer on Jul 26, 2005 - 9 answers

Database-driven web sites using using Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc?

I know how to make database-driven web sites using Windows servers, Access, IIS, and ASP.

I want to learn how to do the same using Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and... whatever you use instead of Access.

Where do I start?
posted by Mwongozi on Dec 10, 2004 - 18 answers

I'm getting error messages when trying to create or clear semaphores in perl on linux.

Perl, semaphores, linux, problems [mi] [more inside]
posted by pissfactory on Oct 4, 2004 - 5 answers

Open-Source Version Control

Can some recommend an open-source version control system that will run locally? CVS seems a bit unwieldy, and other online reviews are geared toward large applications/development groups. Windows based if possible, but Linux is fine, too.
posted by grefo on Apr 10, 2004 - 9 answers

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