Linux For You - July 2008

Linux For You
July 2008 Issue Vol. 6 No. 5 

Keep on Blogging in a Free World
WordPress founder and open source crusader Matt Mullenweg talks about his evolving and ever-popular blogging platform.

Extending Your WordPress CMS 
“WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time,” says wordpress.org. However, nothing is perfect, and there is often a requirement to add extra features in WordPress. This article briefs us on how to go about doing that.

Include Web Content in Your Desktop Application 
Blurring the lines between the desktop application and the Web with WebKit.

Desktop-like Functionality in Browser-based Applications 
Toward desktop-like rich Internet applications with OpenLaszlo 4.

Optimising Performance on Linux Desktops—Part 1
Install Linux the Smart Way

The first steps to extracting maximum horsepower out of your system.

I’ll Tip My Fedora To That! 
A conversation with the friendly neighbourhood kid who’s still using Windows, but has just heard about something called Fedora.

Creating Stunning Layouts with Scribus
Part II – User Interface 

I hope you had a great time with page layout software Scribus. In the last issue we saw its basic features. Now let us dig deeper into this software and understand some more interesting ways to enhance text and images.

Build a Professional Website Using Joomla 1.5
Part IV: Creating a Joomla Component
This article is part of the series on Joomla. In Part 1, we learned the basics of Joomla, using it to create a professional website. Part 2 covered how to create your own custom Joomla template. In Part 3, we explored creating a custom module. Now learn how to extend Joomla by writing new components to meet your website needs.

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