Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds
with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU
General Public License, the source code for Linux is freely available to
everyone. Click on the link below to find out more about the operating system
that is causing a revolution in the world of computer
Perl is a fantastic tool for system administrators. Why not use it for building
administrative applications? That's just what Mandrakelinux does! Mark Stosberg
recently interviewed Perl 5.10 pumpking and Mandrake employee Rafael
Garcia-Suarez about the use of Perl for graphical applications.
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. It
is often compared to Tcl, Perl, Scheme or Java.
Python combines remarkable power with very clear syntax. It has modules,
classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types, and dynamic typing.
There are interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various
windowing systems (X11, Motif, Tk, Mac, MFC). New built-in modules are easily
written in C or C++. Python is also usable as an extension language for
applications that need a programmable interface.
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially
suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTM