Open-source News

Write your first JavaScript code - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:01

JavaScript is a programming language full of pleasant surprises. Many people first encounter JavaScript as a language for the web. There's a JavaScript engine in all the major browsers, there are popular frameworks such as JQuery, Cash, and Bootstrap to help make web design easier, and there are even programming environments written in JavaScript.

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QEMU 6.1 Is On The Way For The Open-Source Linux Virtualization Stack

Phoronix - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:00
Released on Tuesday was QEMU 6.1.0-rc0 as the first test release working towards QEMU 6.1's stable debut before the end of August...

How to manage feedback on your open project - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:00

People who let open principles guide their leadership practices in open organizations inevitably find themselves fielding feedback. Lots of feedback.

That's by design. Open leaders invite comment and critique on just about anything they can.

But it also poses a regular challenge: How to sift through, manage, evaluate, and address that feedback in authentic and useful ways?

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Networking Support For Intel's Lunar Lake Coming With Linux 5.15

Phoronix - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 12:00
Back in March I wrote about Intel open-source engineers already beginning Linux bring-up for "Lunar Lake" as a future client platform not due out until 2023 at least. That work began with enabling Lunar Lake within the existing e1000e network driver and that hardware enablment work will finally be mainlined this autumn with Linux 5.15...

GCC 11.2 RC1 Compiler Punted For Testing

Phoronix - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 08:15
Three months after GCC 11.1 arrived as the first stable release of GCC 11, GCC 11.2 is set to be released soon while out today is the first and only planned release candidate...

NVMM Ported To DragonFlyBSD For Virtualization

Phoronix - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 03:30
DragonFlyBSD has integrated the NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor (NVMM) hypervisor that can be used with QEMU...

Open-Source Radeon Tools Updated With Expanded RDNA(2) Support, Other Features

Phoronix - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 02:09
In addition to NVIDIA releasing new open-source GameWorks projects this week for the Game Developers Conference, AMD with their GPUOpen initiative has released several updated Radeon Windows/Linux tools...

AMD AOCC 3.1 Compiler Released - Rebased On LLVM 12.0

Phoronix - Wed, 07/21/2021 - 23:00
AMD earlier this week quietly published a new version of its AOCC code compiler that is now rebased against the upstream LLVM/Clang 12.0 compiler state...